Improve pistol technique & training efficiency.
Don’t be just a benchrest shooter. Learn from the US Army how to shoot from practical shooting positions.
In short, quality modern red dots are durable, handgun mounted red dots allow the shooter’s focal point to remain on target, and handgun mounted red dots drastically improve accuracy.
Shooting sports are not completely danger free. It is important for shooters to be able to recognize and diagnose malfunctions, especially squib loads. Failure to recognize a squib load can have explosive consequences.
A lot of shooters look down on the .22lr cartridge because it is small, weak, and doesn’t make as big of a noise as other centerfire cartridges. While that is true, .22lr and other small rimfire cartridges make for excellent training firearms.
A firearm is not a magical defense tool. While many criminals run away at the mere sight of a firearm in the hands of a self defender, not all criminals do. If you draw your firearm, you MUST be willing to pull the trigger.
Balancing speed and accuracy requires excellent recoil control. This grip is an excellent way to control recoil to maximize speed.
For those of us who shoot a lot, it’s easy to be desensitized of the capabilities of a hunk of lead propelled by sulfur, charcoal, and potassium nitrate through a metal tube. It’s fun, and it only takes a twitch of the finger. But it is so important that we remember the full destructive capabilities of this small hunk of lead.
Interested in getting a Short Barreled Rifle? Don’t know how? Don’t like how daunting the task is? Here’s how to (legally) get a SBR.
Going to the range to simply burn ammo is fun, but that does improve your technique as much as deliberate training.
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.
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.
Know what a hangfire is and abide by the rules of gun safety.
Firearm safety is the most important firearm skill to possess.
Anyone here think it is a good idea to rob a gun shop? No? Well, you’re already smarter than this guy. The shop owner expertly defended himself and his employees, and there’s plenty of lessons we can learn from his actions.
These guys are bouncers by trade, and see more scuffles than most anyone else outside of law enforcement. These guys know what to look for, because they encounter it on a nightly basis. When someone with that much experience start giving suggestions, it’s a good idea to take notice – it could save you from getting sucker punched.
This is definitely one worth watching as it provides a real good laugh. When attacked, wait for your opportunity to turn the tables, and when it presents itself, take it.
If you are going to carry a concealed firearm to defend yourself, don’t half ass it. Train train train. Don’t risk escalating the situation if you do not have the skills to quickly and decisively end the conflict.
Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon, which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals. -Martin Luther King Jr.
Most “accidental” discharges are actually negligent discharges.
A basic first aid kit is a very useful item to keep in your range bag, vehicle, home, or EDC bag. I bought an assortment of small first aid bags and have them stashed in all of those places. Just like a conceal carry pistol, it’s better to have a first aid kit and not need it, than need it and not have it.
For the most obvious statement of the day, Hollywood has it wrong. Shooting from cover in real life is not the same as it is in the movies. Knowing the difference from real life technique and Hollywood style can mean the difference between life and death in a home defense or self defense situation.