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Former U.S. Navy SEAL Jeff Gonzales, president of Trident Concepts, joins G&A contributor Kimberly Heath-Chudwin to discuss guns, training and gear, including Blackhawk's TecGrip holster that can make pocket carry more successful.

Guns & Ammo TV: Pocket Carry Tips and Tricks

Guns & Ammo Staff - September 04, 2020

Former U.S. Navy SEAL Jeff Gonzales, president of Trident Concepts, joins G&A contributor...

In this Guns & Ammo TV segment, Gun Tech Editor Richard Nance and Pro-Shooter Jim Tarr discuss the benefits of airsoft training for uniformed professionals and armed citizens alike.

Air Gun Reviews: Why Shoot Airsoft?

Guns & Ammo Staff - August 12, 2020

In this Guns & Ammo TV segment, Gun Tech Editor Richard Nance and Pro-Shooter Jim Tarr discuss...

The physical, aural and visual feedback that airsoft training offers is more engaging than dryfire practice. The following list includes the gear and target arrangement that I've been using to practice at home. I've also added a number of drills that I've adapted from live-fire training to build certain skills applicable to personal defense.

Airsoft Pistol Drills

Alfredo Rico

The physical, aural and visual feedback that airsoft training offers is more engaging than...

For self-defense training look at CO2 and green gas-powered guns like the Umarex Glock 19X. The gas-powered guns will offer blowback systems which makes the slide cycle and produces a strong recoil force.

Practice to Protect

Alfredo Rico

For self-defense training look at CO2 and green gas-powered guns like the Umarex Glock 19X....

While considering a rimfire cartridge like the .22LR for personal defense would be blasphemous to the .45 blowhard, it has its place for inexperienced or recoil-sensitive shooters and/or shooters with compromised strength.

Rimfire for Personal Defense

Richard Nance - July 21, 2020

While considering a rimfire cartridge like the .22LR for personal defense would be blasphemous...

Combining the portability of a pistol and the terminal performance of a rifle makes the new Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW the ultimate personal defense firearm.

Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW 300 Blackout Review for Personal Defense

Brad Fitzpatrick

Combining the portability of a pistol and the terminal performance of a rifle makes the new...

Not a physical tool, but tactical thinking is one you should have in your toolbox.

Avoidance Tactics

Chris Cerino - April 29, 2020

Not a physical tool, but tactical thinking is one you should have in your toolbox.

Do you need sights in a defensive situation?

Using Sights in a Defensive Situation

SGM Kyle Lamb [Ret.] - April 06, 2020

Do you need sights in a defensive situation?

Drills are an important part of any sound training program, but so is accuracy work, speed work and dry firing. Don't get so caught up in drills that you hinder progress.

Defensive Shooting Drills

Jeremy Stafford - April 01, 2020

Drills are an important part of any sound training program, but so is accuracy work, speed...

Why do we need AR-­15s and 30-round magazines? Constitutional rights aside, in these circumstances an AR-­15 and a high-capacity magazine meant the difference between life and death for their owners.

Self-Defense Stories of AR-15 Armed Citizens

Keith Wood - February 13, 2020

Why do we need AR-­15s and 30-round magazines? Constitutional rights aside, in these...

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