Training

  1. Better Accuracy Through Correct Trigger Squeeze

    Better Accuracy Through Correct Trigger Squeeze

    The secret is in the squeeze.   At its core, shooting is rather simple: just grip the gun tightly, point it at the target, line up the sight, and squeeze the trigger without moving the gun. Simple, right? Yes, but it’s not easy. Simple and easy are two different things. While the theory of shooting is simple, the act of...
  2. The Best Beginner Shooting Drills - Building Blocks of Success

    The Best Beginner Shooting Drills - Building Blocks of Success

    Seeing is believing when it comes to optic-ready handguns. These five will make you a believer.   It's a good year to sell guns. We've seen gun sales explode throughout both 2020 and now into 2021; they've continued. What's the hottest selling guns? Well, handguns, of course. If you are one of the many new gun owners out there, I...
  3. Dissecting the Draw: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Dissecting the Draw: A Step-by-Step Guide

    How you draw the gun from a holster is critical.   Drawing a gun from a holster is a critical skill that too few gun owners practice enough. It’s not because they don’t want to, but rather because most of us spend a great deal of time shooting at indoor ranges where drawing from a holster is not allowed for...
  4. Shooter Trauma Med: Why You Need to Know How to Stop the Bleeding

    Shooter Trauma Med: Why You Need to Know How to Stop the Bleeding

    How can you prepare for that one time when all your skills are tested? It starts long before the encounter.   There is a wise philosophy in the concealed carry world that if you poke holes in people you need to know how to fix holes in people. That doesn’t mean you have to become an expert in trauma medicine...
  5. Shots Fired! Now What? Overcoming Mental Blocks in a Gunfight

    Shots Fired! Now What? Overcoming Mental Blocks in a Gunfight

    How can you prepare for that one time when all your skills are tested? It starts long before the encounter.   We all hope it never happens, but we train just in case it does: the one time in your life when you need to use your gun to stop a threat. Just thinking about it makes some people’s palms...
  6. Spare Mag: 5 Reasons to Carry One

    Spare Mag: 5 Reasons to Carry One

    Carry a gun? Carry a spare mag. At least one. Maybe more.   The subject of carrying a spare mag comes up every now, and I feel it’s often a misunderstood subject. Carrying a spare magazine is often considered paranoid and silly. No one gets into crazy gunfights on their way to work. With modern guns carrying 10 to 19...