The Seven Deadly Sins of Handgun Shooting: The Cup and Saucer Grip

Cup and saucer handgun grip

One of my very favorite things is to take new shooters to the range. My second favorite thing is simply seeing new shooters at the range. My least favorite thing is to see folks launch into their shooting career without any instruction, thereby developing a bunch of bad, and sometimes unsafe, habits. To help them […]

The Seven Deadly Sins of Handgun Shooting: Doin’ The Bernie

7 Deadly Sins of Handgun Shooting - Doin The Bernie

We’ve started a new project – a weekly column at The current series describes the Seven Deadly Sins of Handgun Shooting. Hope you enjoy! The ’80s movie Weekend at Bernie’s was a pop icon film that exemplified heart-wrenching and soulful acting, panoramic cinematography, and helpful tips on how to party with a dead guy. Why it […]

You Don’t Have To Aim A Shotgun

RIO Royal Buck buckshot pattern

Fact or Fiction?  You Don’t have to aim a shotgun! Not many people know this, but shotguns were invented by actor Val Kilmer for use in the movie Tombstone. Kilmer needed a weapon capable of taking out a whole posse of Clantons and McLaurys – without much aiming. Hence the invention of a weapon capable […]

Top 10 Tips For A Successful Gun Store Visit

Shopping with the President can help

While many gun stores are going full-auto retail and implementing 20th century ideas like greeting customers, being polite, and hiring helpful sales staff, you’re going to run into the occasional old school shop run by Clem, Bodean, and Clem’s other brother Clem. Here are a few helpful tips to get you through the experience with […]