Personal Defense Videos
You no longer have to choose between a light or a laser on your personal defense handgun. Dick Metcalf demonstrates…»
Is one better than the other? Depends on your situation. Join Bart Skelton and Sheriff A.J. Louderback as they debate…»
From our hit show Personal Defense, see advanced flashlight techniques when transitioning between a carbine and a handgun.
Have a shotgun for home defense? You won’t want to miss this information on sights, loads and patterns.
The El Presidente drill is an oldie but a goodie developed by the late Jeff Cooper that combines a number…»
A series of simple drills on how to engage a threat from different angles.
From our hit show Personal Defense, see both weapon-mounted and hand-held basic flashlight techniques you can use with a carbine…»
Tactics for moving through a house with a shotgun from Personal Defense TV.
Home invasions are on the increase so Massad Ayoob shows how to bring a gun into action if you don’t…»
Fashion doesn’t always allow a woman to carry a gun on her body, so Il Ling New shares tactics and…»
Ruger’s entry into the ultra small, lightweight, semi-auto concealed carry market.
Dick Metcalf and Richard Venola square off over which is better for home defense, the carbine or shotgun.
Hornady’s Critical Defense ammunition is aimed specifically at personal defense and its unique requirements.
What makes Federal think it can break the curse of the .32 caliber with the new .327 Magnum round?
Watch the range review of Smith & Wesson’s M&P semi-auto pistol now available in .45 ACP.
Rob Leatham explains the total re-engineering it took to create Springfield’s EMP pistol.
What should you say, or what should you NOT say if you’re involved in a shooting? Massad Ayoob shares the…»
Handguns have been used for decades for personal defense. Here’s a look back at a Colt 1877 Thunder Revolver carried…»
Rob Leatham explains and demonstrates the features that raise the XD to the power of “M.”
Lawmen look at Kimber’s SIS 1911.
The 125-grain .357 Magnum has a great history for stopping attackers.
Think of a sling for your carbine as you would a holster for your handgun.
Is the 9mm worthy of being the most popular handgun cartridge in the world?
Magnum power and performance in an autopistol.
Is the .45 Colt a viable round for self defense?
Is the .45 ACP a good choice for personal defense?
Things to consider if carrying a knife.
Is the .44 Special worth considering as a personal defense round?
There’s a reason so many law enforcement officers use the .40 S&W.
With modern ammunition, the .380 Auto is a serious self-defense option.
How to take advantage of a “battlefield pickup” — using whatever gun you find in case you’re involved in a…»
Clint Smith from Thunder Ranch demonstrates effective methods of getting into, shooting from, and safely getting up from a prone…»
Lethal Force Institute’s Massad Ayoob gives some helpful tips in reducing stress commonly associated with participating in a gun fight.
High visibility sights for handguns and non-magnifying optics for long guns are key elements in having both eyes open during…»
Thunder Ranch’s Clint Smith joins host Tom Gresham at Thunder Ranch to show some great tips and accessories for fast…»
Thunder Ranch’s Clint Smith demonstrates the correct way to safely and accurately shoot a revolver.
Clint Smith from Thunder Ranch demonstrates effective ways to carry small revolvers as a second or third backup gun.
Shooting Times Handgun Editor Jim Wilson demonstrates how the two-hand handgun grip provides greater accuracy over the one-hand
Technical Editor Dick Metcalf and Sheriff Jim Wilson discuss which handgun is best for self-defense, a revolver or auto-loader.