The thing about the real world is there are no shooting benches. There are no chairs setup at the perfect height. In the real world, be it a shooting competition, military, police, hunting, or self defense – you usually have to shoot from improvised positions. Knowing how to best use your cover/support is a very good way to quickly get accurate shots on target.
Want the short reason? Resting your barrel on an object, like cover or a support, makes your shots miss. Good enough reason? Good. Want to know more? The video explains it well.
Suppressors are becoming quite popular these days. They’re fun, safe, and make the shooting experience more enjoyable. But they are a bit of a controversial topic due to Hollywood and video games. The truth is, suppressed firearms are still loud – not the whisper quiet you see in entertainment.
So why is it a good idea to shoot firearms suppressed?
Run and Guns are challenging shooting competitions that force competitors to carry their gear across 5~ miles and shoot stages along the way. They push your shooting skills to the limit and are extremely fun. The WTF Biathlon was an excellent event, well worth making time for.
Proper shooting technique involves many different factors that all build on each other. Having good trigger control doesn’t make a difference if you have an improper grip. This is why it’s important in our training to focus on each link in the chain individually to ensure there are no weak links when all of these different skills are put together.
While there are many factors in ensuring your pistol is accurately pointing at the target and stays on target, trigger control is arguably the most difficult single element of shooting accurately. So naturally, proper trigger control is one of the best things you can train to improve your shooting skills.
Jerry Miculek is a living legend. He holds a number of world records and countless shooting titles. In other words, he really knows what he’s talking about. In this video he goes over how to safely, and quickly draw a handgun from a holster.
While a good holster, belt, and wardrobe choice makes carrying a full size pistol easy and comfortable, not everyone wants to deal with the hassle of dealing with an extra pound and a half to two pounds on their hip. Thankfully, there are many small pistols with a variety of discrete carrying options available.
Being able to quickly and efficiently reload a pistol is a handy still to have, even though it is rarely used in self defense situations.
How people conceal carry pistols is very much a personal choice. There is no one size fits all scenario – it depends on a conceal carrier’s gun choice, wardrobe choice, skill with firearms, and build. Mat Best reviews two popular forms of conceal carry and the pros and cons of each.
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Shooting is one of America’s favorite pastimes, and a very fun one at that. In addition to being such a great hobby, firearms are also powerful tools for personal protection. These articles are an effort to help new and experienced firearms enthusiasts to learn more about firearm products. shooting technique, and self defense skills.