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At-Home Training Tips

When you can’t be at the range, you can still train your body and your mind using these methods.

Dry Practice Saves Shooting Expertise, Ammo, Rainy Days

This episode of Smith & Wesson's GUNSMARTS explains why dry-fire training is for everyone, every day.

Getting to Know Your Shotgun Through Dry Fire and Dummy Rounds

For a more enjoyable first shoot, practice mounting and manipulating your new shotgun before your first range session.

Outside the Lines: Shooting on the Move

These competition drills can help you learn self-defense outside the shooting lane.

Dry-Fire Drills for Accurate Aim

Quickly and efficiently align your sights with dry-fire practice.

More Dry-Fire Drills for “Ammogeddon”

Develop the muscle memory to change your magazine without thinking.

Why You Should Do Dry-Fire Drills

What’s dry fire? Why, only the cheapest and easiest way to train …

Shooting Range Alternatives

No range? No problem. No matter the reason that you can’t get to the range, you never have to close your mind to bettering your skills.

Tips & Tactics | Tatiana Whitlock: Situational Dry Fire Practice

Tatiana Whitlock is a Refuse to Be a Victim® and NRA-certified basic pistol instructor, trained range safety officer, Krav Maga student and self-defense expert. In this episode, Tatiana explains the importance of dry fire practice in preparing for self-defense situations. Remember: always check to make sure your gun is unloaded before dry firing.

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