I frequently hear people say things along the lines of, “this grip feels better” or “I like how this fits in my hand better” or variations thereof. I’ve even said things like that before. However, in most instances, it’s completely irrelevant. As the title stated, “shooting isn’t supposed to be comfortable.” Shooting is all about […]
A few millimeters in your handgun grip can make a huge difference in your shooting speed and accuracy.
Identifying & fixing recoil anticipation with this simple drill.
Controlling handgun recoil is about proper technique, not simply pulling the trigger as quickly as possible. Work on proper technique to be able to accurately and quickly put rounds down range.
Balancing speed and accuracy requires excellent recoil control. This grip is an excellent way to control recoil to maximize speed.
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.
There’s a decent amount of misinformation running around on the proper pistol grip. It is primarily leftover technique from decades past. In fact, the correct pistol technique used to be holding it one handed. These days we know better.