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NRA: Trigger Control

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. !

Shooting Video Round-Up: Prototype Rifles, John Wick, Musical Targets and More!

We’re back with another installment of our Shooting Video Round-Up. In this series we gather together some of best videos from all around the internet to entertain our gun-loving friends. We’ve got some surprising videos (like how Buzzfeed endorsed guns), some cool new product demos, and more. So, sit back, turn your speakers or headphones […]

Target and Marksmanship Training Support Act Introduced in Senate

Should there be more public shooting ranges? Some Senators in Congress seem to think so. The Target and Markmanship Training Support Act of 2017 seeks to help provide additional funding for the upkeep and expansion of public shooting ranges. The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) released the following press release last week, praising the bipartisan […]

Save Money, Learn a Skill: Gunsmithing

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 […]

Defender Training Drills – Triple Threat Drill

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 […]

Defender Training Drills – Balance of Speed and Precision Drill

The Defender Training Academy has been teaching multiple classes from handgun safety to advanced combat carbine courses since its opening in September. The DTA Director of Training, Matt Lillis, also started a new video series of Defender Drills for those outside of North Texas. The second segment focuses on working on your balance of speed […]

Defender Training Drills – Failure Drill

The Defender Training Academy is in full swing, teaching multiple classes from handgun safety to advanced combat carbine courses. The DTA Director of Training, Matt Lillis, is also starting a new program for those outside of North Texas: a series of Defender Drills on YouTube. The first segment is a “Failure Drill” for when your […]