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When you choose to own a firearm for protection and training, it’s a big responsibility. Learn the fundamentals and so much more with this diverse selection of videos and articles from Federal.
When you choose to own a firearm, you’re also choosing to take on the responsibility of ensuring it’s handled, stored and used safely. We explain what you need to know and the rules you must follow to do your part.
Responsible gun ownership ultimately boils down to keeping yourself and those around you safe at all times. Competitive shooter and Federal ambassador Krystal Dunn runs down the four most critical rules for safe gun handling.
Handgun loads—like handguns themselves—are tools built around specific jobs. Federal ambassador Jim Gilliland runs through the common ammunition types and shares tips for choosing the best load for your needs.
Run your long gun faster with this multi-faceted drill from Federal Ambassador Josh Froelich. Distance changeups, transitions, cover, movement and much more—this one has it all and the benefits are real.
You don’t need to make the gun go “bang” to improve your game. Federal ambassador Josh Froelich uses dry fire to expand training sessions, work on fundamental skills and just prepare for the day at hand.
Handguns are one of the most exciting and versatile classes of firearms, and they're used for everything from self-defense and target shooting to hunting. We reveal how to get the most from them.
Josh Froelich hears from a lot of new shooters, and he sees many make a common mistake: Buying too small of a handgun. The Federal ambassador explains why smaller usually isn’t better and reveals his top pick for newcomers interested in home defense.
At the range, in the field or beyond, rifles are a diverse and highly practical class of firearms. Whether you want to shoot a modern sporting rifle at targets or put a classic bolt-action to work for hunting big game, you need to master the basics and choose the right caliber and proper ammunition.
AR-platform rifles offer versatility and adjustability that make them perfect for defending a home or larger property. But you have to do your part. Federal ambassador Jim Gilliland details the accessories and concepts you need to consider to turn your rifle into an effective defensive firearm.
When people consider home defense firearms, most default to handguns. But shotguns are extremely effective, especially for less experienced shooters. Brand ambassador and veteran Jim Gilliland shares why these long guns excel and how to get more from them.
New to shooting? We explain four fundamentals you’ll need to master to start your journey into the shooting sports.
Firearms are useless without a way to put rounds on target. We illustrate how to use common sight systems with the help of competitive shooter and Federal ambassador Krystal Dunn.
As a competitive shooter, Krystal Dunn uses dry fire to stay at the top of her game. But the Federal ambassador also believes it’s critical to getting new shooters comfortable with their firearm and mastering fundamentals.
One-size-fits all was never said about firearms. Federal ambassador Krystal Dunn explains nuances of gun fit that will make or break how a firearm performs for you.
The easiest way to protect your firearm investment and keep it running at the range or in the fight of your life is simple cleaning and maintenance. Federal ambassador Krystal Dunn shows how to break down a typical handgun and give it a thorough cleaning.
A lot goes into how you store a firearm—from its intended use to the presence of children and the specifics of local laws. Federal ambassador Jim Gilliland explains all of the factors you need to consider and gives tips for striking the right balance between security and accessibility.
It’s tempting to lump home defense and carry into a single category, but in truth, they’re very different jobs. As such, they call for different firearms. Federal ambassador Josh Froelich spells out which firearms are best suited to each purpose.
If you’re new to shooting, the counter of your local gun store might seem like an intimidating place. But it doesn’t have to be. Get insights for navigating your first gun shop stops from Federal ambassador Jim Gilliland.
There’s almost no limit to ways we can miss our target, but Josh Froelich sees two common culprits. The Federal ambassador explains these miss-makers and reveals how to fix them.
Krystal Dunn knows that if you’re going to carry concealed, you need to choose the right holster to do it. The Federal ambassador and competitive shooter goes through some of the most popular holster systems available.
When you choose to obtain a gun, the onus is on you to ensure you’re following laws of the specific jurisdiction—especially should you happen to use it defend yourself or others. Federal ambassador Jim Gilliland provides guidance on navigating the legal waters of defensive firearms use.
Prospective handgun buyers have lots of options. Federal ambassador Jim Gilliland breaks them down into the top three types and provides pros and cons you can use to guide your purchase.
Today’s shooter has never had more options when it comes to handgun sights. Federal ambassador Jim Gilliland explains each of the common systems and provides the guidance to choose the one that best fits your shooting needs.
A holster holds more than your handgun—it also carries a lineup of advantages and disadvantages you need to consider when making your choice. Federal ambassador Jim Gilliland lays out all the options and information.
When shooters talk about every day carry, they often get tunnel vision and focus only on guns, holsters and ammo. But there’s more to EDC, and Federal ambassador Josh Froelich empties his pockets to explain.
Although there are a few unbreakable rules, many aspects of firearms use are matters of personal preference. When it comes to carrying with an empty or loaded chamber, Federal ambassador Jim Gilliland doesn’t pull any punches. He explains why he believes a loaded chamber is the best way to carry.
You never know when you’ll need to shoot one handed—or with your weak hand. So, train for it. Federal ambassador Josh Froelich shares how to do it right.
Handguns and ARs get all the attention, but shotguns reign as the easiest road to home defense proficiency. Learn the basics to get started.
Even a peaceful country road can become the backdrop for a violent attack. Federal ambassador Tiffany Lakosky recalls a frightening close-call that made her a believer in concealed carry.
One of the best ways to improve your shooting skills isn't really shooting at all. Federal ambassador Tiffany Lakosky gets into her dry-fire practice routine and reveals why it's so important for all shooters.
The wear and tear of daily carrying can take its toll on any ammunition. Federal ambassadors Lee & Tiffany Lakosky explain how they manage their carry loads to ensure they perform when needed.
One of the most valuable resources for information on shooting is likely standing behind the counter at your local gun shop or sporting goods store. Federal ambassador Tiffany Lakosky recalls how beneficial these relationships were when she started shooting.
New to shooting? You’re certainly not alone, and it’s natural to have questions. Federal ambassador Jim Gilliland outlines the top questions newcomers should ask themselves or others as they start their journey into gun ownership.
If you want to shoot your handgun faster and still hit your target, Josh Froelich knows how to do it. The Federal ambassador shares three easy ways to pick up the pace.