Training

Deliberate practice is the key to improving – here are some of my lessons learns and tips for becoming a better shooter, lessons learned from over 212 of training in 2018.

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In order to be effective at dry fire practice, there has to be a method to the madness. This is my dry fire method.

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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…

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Dry fire is the something every shooter should be doing to obtain proficiency with firearms.

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Here’s some quick tips for new and experienced conceal carriers to safely and effectively carry a firearm for personal protection.

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Casual plinking is not deliberate practice and does not help obtain mastery.

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Don’t ignore skill gaps – identify and embrace them.

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Identifying & fixing recoil anticipation with this simple drill.

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The new and improved Walther P22 addresses the reliability issues that have plagued this plinking pistol in the past.

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Get hits at 300 yards with an air rifle!

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Becoming the best of the best, or even becoming very good at shooting requires deliberate practice and focusing on weak areas.

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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.

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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.

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The rules of firearm safety exist for a reason. The slight wrong twitch of a finger, the slight failure of a mechanical part, the lack of attention at the wrong moment – all can result in serious injury or death.

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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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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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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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