Training

  1. The PTSB Lite - Train Hard and Train Anywhere

    The PTSB Lite - Train Hard and Train Anywhere

    Portable barricades can enhance your training by simulating real-world shooting situations.   In the world of firearm training and practice, cover is an element often discussed but rarely trained. It’s not because training to use cover is tough to do, but because the logistics around practicing with cover is tough. PTS Barricades changed the game with the PTSB Lite. Logistics...
  2. Get a Grip! How You Hold the Gun Matters

    Get a Grip! How You Hold the Gun Matters

    How you hold the gun affects accuracy and your ability to put multiple shots on target.   The grip is the foundation of successful shooting, whether for competition or self-defense. How you hold the gun influences many facets: recoil management, follow-up shots, even malfunctions. Not all grips are created equal. Rather than compare bad grips, let’s look at how to...
  3. Handgun Vs. Rifle - One Serious Situation

    Handgun Vs. Rifle - One Serious Situation

    What are the odds of each? How will this fight end?   The worst scenario you can find yourself in as a concealed carrier is the handgun vs. rifle conundrum. As concealed carriers, we can't appendix carry a AR 15 or Mossberg 590; as much as we'd like to, it ain't happening. We are stuck with a handgun, so we...
  4. Practice These Unconventional Concealed Carry Skills

    Practice These Unconventional Concealed Carry Skills

    These skills can be the difference between winning and losing a gunfight.   When we think of practicing with a gun, often what comes to mind is grabbing some ammo, heading to the range, and shooting at a paper target. This is a valuable skill, one that is fundamental to good marksmanship, but it is only one portion of the...
  5. Exert Your Eye Dominance!

    Exert Your Eye Dominance!

    Improve your aim and awareness by using both eyes.   Unless you are one of those rare people who is ambidextrous (less than 1% of the world’s population truly is), chances are you have a dominant hand. Most of us are righthanded, but about 15% of the world is left-handed. Whichever hand you use, you also have a dominant eye...
  6. Glock 43 and 19: From Carry to Competition

    Glock 43 and 19: From Carry to Competition

    Glock offers two great concealed options that serve double duty in competition.   You’ve probably heard of the Glock 43 and 19, but do you know what all these two handguns can be used for? Glocks are known for their reliability, which makes them great carry guns but also solid competition pistols. The History of the Glock 43 and 19...