Lifestyle / Tactics & Training
How the Ocean View Police Sets the Standard for Small Departments
Why Cops Should Increase Their Versatility with Low-Powered Optics
Pat McNamara: Why Mobility Is Essential in a Real-Life Gunfight
The one and only Pat McNamara breaks down must-know tactics on moving and shooting to survive a real-life gunfight.
VIDEO: Why Using the Slide Release Is Faster After a Mag Change
For getting your slide forward faster after a magazine change, we turned to Graham Baates who walks us through his slide release method.
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7 Keys to Achieving a Rock-Solid Fighting Stance with Your Gun
When it comes to shooting stances, the fighting stance is a versatile foundation on which to build and is an easy, natural way of pointing at your target.
14 Key Points to Consider in Active Shooter Situations
Here's what the Secret Service, the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association, and one police department's drill can teach us about active shooter situations.
Train Like You Fight: 9 Real-Life Range Tips From Pat McNamara
Spec Ops veteran and firearms trainer Pat McNamara doles out nine range tips to keep in mind the next time you hear the phrase, 'train like you fight.'
Pat Mac’s ‘No Snowflake’ Guide to Holiday Safety and Survival
From Thanksgiving to Super Bowl Sunday and driving to concealed carry, Pat McNamara walks us through his essential holiday safety tips.
Vigilance Elite: Tactical Training From Civilian to SEAL
Vigilance Elite founder and CEO Shawn Ryan has taken his training as a Navy SEAL and applied it to a wide variety of shooters.
VIDEO: ‘Tracking & Trapping’ Is a Vital Law Enforcement Shooting Drill
'Tier 1 Citizen' Abner Miranda runs through a critical 'tracking and trapping' law enforcement shooting drill with a running man target.
Rifle-to-Pistol Transition Training with Pull-Ups and Pat McNamara
Pat McNamara runs through his 20-yard rifle-to-pistol transition exercise and throws in some pull-ups for good measure ... because why not?