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Training -> Armed Teachers & Bob’s Range Report

Just a quick note on a few things today… First, if you wondered what the training packages look like that I’m sending out to teachers, here’s one that I’m sending out this morning… They’re getting 21 Day Alpha Shooter DVDs, Dry Fire Training Cards, Dry Fire Cord kits, and Diagnostic Splatter Targets…just over $1,000 worth…

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How to avoid freezing in a life or death shooting situation

Facts were released yesterday regarding the performance of the armed resource officer who was on campus at the mass murder in Parkland, Florida last week. In short, he waited outside the building with his gun drawn instead of going into the building and confronting the shooter. This is just one more reason why it would…

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Update & Followup on Training Armed Teachers vs. Vets?

Thanks to everyone who has joined in helping to provide training to armed teachers. Here’s a quick summary…after the Parkland School Murders, I was contacted by multiple teachers who carry concealed on the job with the approval of their administration.  There are currently more than 30 states with provisions for school employees to carry firearms…

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Help Me Train Armed Teachers

Until we figure out the elusive solution to keep evil people from deciding to use violence on innocent people, our best solution is to equip & train ourselves and others to be able to stop evil as quickly and efficiently as possible when it happens. Did you know that 30+ states have provisions for teachers…

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Trigger Control Dry Fire Drill Video To Improve Trigger Finger Isolation

I had an article awhile back 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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