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Trigger Control Dry Fire Drill Video To Improve Trigger Finger Isolation

I had an article last week on the blog where I talked about how to improve your trigger control by isolating the movement of your trigger finger. Some things are easier to describe with video than in writing, and, quite frankly, I understand that it was hard for people to believe that it’s possible to…

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Maximizing Grip For Small Guns or Big Hands

I had a student write in today asking about what to do since his pinkie finger hangs off of the bottom of the grip of his pistol. This is a very common issue…either for people shooting small pistols or shooters with big hands. Here’s an example…this is what my grip looks like with a standard…

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Trigger Slap Drill for Better Trigger Control

I just ran into a video again from a couple of well known instructors who are great shooters.  They that claimed that you shouldn’t practice a slow, deliberate trigger press because you don’t have time for that in a gunfight. It was one of those times when I hung my head and shook it in…

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Quick Range Report from SHOT Show 2018

SHOT (Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade) Show is in Vegas this week.  Thousands of vendors and 60-75,000 enthusiasts will be here to see the latest and greatest in outdoor gear. Yesterday was “range day” and I went to the ATAC military, government, and law enforcement event. On the plus side, I got to try out some…

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Does Speed Matter In A Gunfight? & Drawing From Winter Concealment

I’ve noticed a couple of questions that have been coming up often since the beginning of the year… “Why’s everyone think it’s important to shoot fast and play quickdraw McGraw? And “How do I draw from concealment in the winter when I’m wearing cold weather clothes?” So, today we’re going to talk about whether or…

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How vision training won the national championship for Alabama

If you’re a fan of good football, and not a Georgia Bulldog fan, Monday night’s BCS college national championship game between Alabama and Georgia was awesome and the game winning play had a HUGE takeaway lesson for shooters. The game ended in a tie in regulation and went into overtime. Georgia scored a field goal.…

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5.56 or 9mm for home defense?

One of the smartest reasons that people own and train with firearms is for home defense…to protect themselves and those they love during their most vulnerable moments. One of the big reasons why people don’t use a carbine for home defense is because they’re afraid of overpenetration…especially compared to a pistol round like the 9mm.…

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Surviving Extreme Cold

The extreme cold weather this week on the East Coast made me decide to share another cold water video and give you some quick tricks for cold weather survival. I’m going to get right into it and try to skip the silly fluff that news anchors are putting out. Surviving cold weather emergencies is about…

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How to use Brain Based Diagnostic Splatter Targets

For years, I have mocked diagnostic targets.  I love the idea behind them, but they’re designed for slow fire, 1 handed, bullseye shooting using light single action triggers.  Besides telling you the problem and not the solution, they just don’t work for 2 handed defensive shooting. To be clear, in my opinion, “defensive shooting” doesn’t…

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My Fitness Goals for 2018

Today, I thought it would be appropriate to share some wisdom on making and keeping fitness goals from world renowned fitness trainer and 58 year old power lifter, Charles Staley. Ah yes, the new year is nearly upon us, and most of us are thinking about the progress we have (or haven’t) made in 2017),…

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