Pool Noodle Plate Rack for Airsoft & Pellet Pistols

A couple years ago, I went to Wal-Mart to buy some of my favorite targets (I’ll tell you about them sometime soon) but they were out. I had my Malinois with me, and we used the garden exit so she wouldn’t have to walk on hot pavement any more than necessary. Pool noodles were on sale…cheap…and I…

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Fun & Challenging Shoot-Don’t-Shoot Dry Fire Drill

I’ve got a sample dry fire drill from Upgraded Shooter that I want to share with you today that combines a few valuable skills into a single drill…  It’s a shoot-don’t-shoot drill that is truly random that you can do at home, on your own, with friends, or at a live fire range (if they’ll let…

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Switching Sides (Drawing With Your Support Hand)

I was talking with Mark Miller…editor over at the Loadout Room…a few weeks ago and he challenged me to get a left handed holster and learn to do everything left handed. So, I picked up a BladeTech Total Eclipse holster and went through 21 Day Alpha Shooter left handed.  The Total Eclipse is adjustable so…

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How To Keep Your Gun From Being Taken & Used On You (3 tips)

I saw a story from over the weekend that made me shake my head on several levels… A lady was at an I.C.E. protest in San Francisco when a thief tried to take her hat and sunglasses. She grabbed pepper spray, but the thief grabbed the pepper spray out of her hands and used it on…

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I almost lost my gun rights…here’s how to protect yours.

I’ve got 2 quick stories to share with you today.  One where a friend of mine almost lost his gun rights and one where I almost lost my gun rights…even though both of us were innocent. I’ll start with my friend.  I can’t give you all of the details, but here’s what happened. He had…

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Protected: Printable Target For Improved Trigger Control, Finding Your Perfect Grip, And Ideal Finger Position On The Trigger

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Shooting from your back on the ground with the 3 legged tabletop drill

You’ve probably heard that it’s important to know how to fight from the ground because most fights are going to end up there. Now, ideally, you don’t want to go to the ground…especially if the ground is hard or you have multiple attackers. But sometimes, that’s where it ends up. So, if you end up…

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4 Corners Drill -Shooting on the move — Sample drill from Dry Fire Training Cards

Shooting on the move is more of a controversial topic than you may think. For some people, shooting on the move throws their accuracy and safety off so much that it’s not a good idea. For other people, they have to move so slow to be able to make hits that it makes more sense…

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The best live fire drills to do at the range

I get asked all the time for the best drills to do the next time shooters go to the range. Sometimes it’s the best drills if you only have 1 box of 50 rounds. Sometimes it’s the best drills if you’re at a restrictive range. Either way, there’s no one specific set of drills that’s…

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Is it quicker to present from your holster than from low ready?

We’ve got a shooting study group that meets once a month to force us to get out of our comfort zone.  It’s all guys who are serious about shooting and can be trusted to move and shoot safely on a hot range in poor conditions. A lot of times, we end up shooting when it’s…

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