NRA Family printed an amazing new article by firearms trainer Larry Quandahl regarding trigger control. The article goes into detail on proper hand and finger placement, dry firing drills, and ways you can improve your own aim. The short read is definitely worth your time if you want to improve your handgun skills. !
–By Jason Hanson, former CIA Officer and New York Times bestselling author. I admit it: I’m a gear junkie. I’ve got enough flashlights, tactical bags, knives and water filters to last a lifetime. I’m certainly not the only one—my buddies are the same way. But unlike most of them, I keep my gear highly organized. […]
Reloading for shotguns is the easiest way to get started in reloading compared to rifle or pistol reloading. It’s faster because there are a few steps that you don’t have to do for shot shells. If you get hooked on any of the clay target games, chances are the cost of ammunition can limit the […]
The AR-15 is the Lego of the firearm world. In its original 20″ barrel configuration, the AR-15 was a handy tool for target shooting, predator hunting, small game, and plinking. Shortening the barrel to 16″ created a carbine version that made it more user friendly in tight spaces and reduced weight without sacrificing too much […]
AR-15s and AR-10s are accurate rifles right out of the box, but many shooters struggle to get the most accuracy because the heavy mil-spec trigger pull using standard grade parts. Normal trigger pull weight is in specification all the way to 8.5 pounds. They can also be rough and vary in pull during the operation. […]
We say that guns are tools, but more accurately, they are machines. Firearms are more akin to a radial saw or tractor than a screwdriver or hammer. And like machines, guns break down over time. Some of the greatest actions will last you decades, maybe even forever with proper maintenance. Some guns you pick up […]
The Defender Training Academy at the Defender Outdoors Shooting Center is great place to learn, improve, and train your firearm technique and your defensive firearm use. But, for those outside of North Texas, the DTA Director of Training has a series of quick drills you can use to increase your skills at your local range. […]
If you have to display your firearm toward a threat, what should you do immediately afterward? U.S. Law Shield Member Ambassador Sherry Hale talks to Emily Taylor, an Independent Program Attorney for Texas Law Shield, to find out.
The Defender Training Academy focuses on training all gun owners from first timers to veteran shooters. The DTA Director of Training, Matt Lillis, also started a new video series of Defender Drills for those outside of North Texas. In this installment of Defender Training Drills, Mr. Lillis shows us his Triple Threat Drill that takes […]
If you plan to make a gift of a firearm to a family member, close friend, or relative this season, there are right ways to do that — and some very wrong ways to transfer firearms to loved ones, say Texas & U.S. Law Shield Independent Program Attorneys. Ownership of a firearm has serious legal […]