Shooting Technique

Gander Mountain Academy 300 Degree Shooting Simulator

Shooting simulators are excellent tools for beginners to learn how to safely handle and use firearms, and are also just as good for advanced shooters to hone their technique. If you’re a conceal carrier, these shooting simulators are an excellent way to hone your self defense skills.

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How to Shoot Pistols with Both Eyes Open

Being able to shoot a pistol with both eyes open is critical for accuracy, speed, and target transition – all of which are important for self defense, competition, and casual shooting. Professional competitive shooter Doug Koenig weighs in on shooting with one eye open or both eyes open. Depth perception, target aquisition, wider field of […]

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How to Shoot a Handgun from Cover

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.

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Special Forces Talk About Speed & Accuracy

If you’re active in the firearm’s focused social media scene, you’ve no doubt seen videos of people shooting crazy fast, be it a super fast draw from concealment, fast double tap, or a lightning fast reload. If you’re like me, you want to go to the range and train train train to get those same […]

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What is a “Stovepipe” Malfunction is & How to Clear It

Stovepipes are a brutal “failure to eject” (FTE) malfunction that put your handgun in a complete inoperable state. A stovepipe is when a spent casing gets caught in the action and the firearm’s action can no longer cycle. Fortunately, these types of jams can be easily cleared through proper technique.

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Training: Your Greatest Asset or Worst Enemy

Being a good marksman, just like riding a bike, requires great amounts of muscle memory. When shooting a competition stage and your gun jams, you need to rack tap bang your firearm on instinct. If you’re attacked, you need to draw and accurately fire faster than your mind can walk through each step of drawing […]

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The 4 Rules of Firearm Safety

Firearms are excellent tools and can be downright fun when used safely. However, these tools can also be very dangerous and even fatal. That is why it is very important to not become complacent and to always obey the rules of firearm safety. Failure to abide by these rules can have serious, or even deadly, […]

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A collection of articles and videos helping shooters improve their technique for self defense, hunting, shooting competitions, and plinking.