Category Archives: Carbine

Calling Your Shots With Dry Fire-How To Know If You’re Improving

I woke up to a great question on FB today from Eddie… It’s a GREAT question…and here was my answer: First, the bullet is going to go where the sights are aligned the instant that the gun goes click/bang. When you dry fire, you learn to pay attention to how your sights are aligned as…

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Safer Dry Fire With An AR-15

If you’ve been a subscriber of mine for more than a few seconds, you know how important dry fire is.  (If you are new and don’t know, check out this article where I go into 10 of the top reasons why dry fire training is better than live fire.) But what you may not know…

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C-Clamp For ARs…Good For Sport, Not For Defense

  In recent decades, sport shooting has dramatically raised the bar on performance expectations and best practices in the shooting world.  More shooters are shooting faster and more accurately than ever before. The lessons learned in competition have carried over to the battlefield and made troops more combat effective. They’ve carried over to the home…

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Muzzle-Up vs. Muzzle-Down video followup…

  A few days ago, we talked some about the myth of overpenetration with an AR-15 vs. a pistol for home defense and whether you’re better off carrying your gun muzzle-up or muzzle-down in a home defense situation.  (If you missed it, you can read it >HERE<) Today, we’ve got a great video for you,…

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The Myth of AR-15 Over Penetration and Muzzle Up vs. Muzzle Down

Today, we’re going to talk about 2 of the biggest misconceptions that people have about the AR-15.  To be fair, they get these misconceptions honestly. They’re repeated ad nauseam in articles, blogs, forums, videos, and even on TV without proper context.  To complicate matters even more, there’s an element of truth to each of them.…

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Fixing The 2 Most Common AR-15 Training Errors

  Today, I’ve got 2 common AR-15 training errors that I’m going to take A LOT of heat for pointing out. These 2 inferior techniques/errors are almost sacred cows in the firearms training industry. Almost 100% of the top competitive shooters use them. You see super-high-speed tactical ninjas with Tier I credentials use them. They’re the…

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Swinging Tennis Ball Dry Fire Drill

  Here’s a great drill that will help you draw and get on target faster AND engage moving targets faster and more effectively, as well as a few other “hidden” benefits. It’s from Force Recon Marine, Chris Graham’s 3010Pistol Course and here’s the drill (it’s from when my 85 pound Malligator was just a pup) If…

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Top 5 AR-15 Myths

  Today’s newsletter is sponsored by the Home Defense Rifle AR-15 and Home Defense DVD course.  It’s the only course that dispels the myths of clearing your home, over-penetration with pistols, rifles, and shotguns, and urban legends about home invasions.  In addition, it explains the workings of the AR-15/Modern Sporting Rifle more thoroughly and more clearly…

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5 Lessons from 6 weeks of Attacks

  I was listening to Michael Bane’s podcast on Wednesday about “chumming for monsters” and he brilliantly brought up some of the changes in accepted best practices that have happened over the last few weeks as a result of terrorist attacks.  If you’re not subscribed to his podcast, you can do so by clicking >HERE<…

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Carrying Full Size vs. Compact vs. Sub-Compact

  Awhile back, we talked about 2 incidents in NYC where it took NYPD 84 rounds to stop an attacker. FBI statistics say that it takes an AVERAGE of between 2.4 and 2.9 rounds to stop an attacker, depending on caliber, but that’s 2.4-2.9 HITS. You might not always make good hits in a dynamic…

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