The Doubles Drill is an excellent drill for all handgun shooters looking to shoot quickly and accurately.
Self Defense Technique
Practicing rapid fire is important, but expensive. Here’s a budget-friendly way to practice rapid fire.
Moving quickly is a critical skill for competitive and defensive shooters alike.
Here are some lessons learned from a night shooting competition, applicable for home defense, conceal carriers, and competitors.
Gunfights and other self-defense encounters are fast and brutal. They require emotional strength and sharp skills.
Have you ever seen a defensive gun use where both parties just stood there shooting at each other? No? Then learn how to shoot on the move!
Transitional spaces have a higher likelihood of needing to defend yourself – vehicles are such spaces.
Reloads are quite simple when broken down into a few steps. Anyone can reload a handgun quickly with proper technique and practice.
The first to get shots on target in a gunfight usually wins. Here are some tips on how to improve your draw time. (Hint: the key is practice)
John Lovell has some quick tips on how to quickly get handgun sights on target for fast and accurate fire.
Michael Seeklander is a fantastic competitive shooter and firearms instructor who runs Shooting Performance. His YouTube channel focuses on training tips to make you a better shooter with a rifle and pistol. His tips are useful for anyone interested in becoming better with their firearm. Michael Seeklander’s playlist, Daily Shooting Tips! Short, Sweet, Effective!, is […]
The story from a police officer who was shot 7 times, returned fire, and won the gun fight.
A few millimeters in your handgun grip can make a huge difference in your shooting speed and accuracy.
Self defenders should strive to obtain proficiency with the 2x2x2 drill to demonstrate speed and accuracy, both of which are important for a real life self defense encounter.
Get lots of tips and tricks in an easily digestible format that can be listened to while working on other things.
A proper shooting stance, grip, and sight picture is critical to fast follow up shots.
Getting into a proper shooting stance needs to be quick and smooth no matter which direction you’re moving from or to.
The first step towards being able to move and shoot is being able to move, then shoot. Moving then shooting is an incredibly practical skill for self defense and competitive shooting, and it can be easily practiced at home during dry fire or at a shooting bay.
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.
If you are serious about using firearms, be it self defense, hunting, duty, or competition – it is paramount that you keep on training. A one hour training session once a week, or fifteen minutes a day, can make a huge difference.