Shooting Platform Part V: Single Hand Shooting

The modern technique of shooting the handgun relies on using both hands, but the ability to shoot well with a single hand only, and certainly either hand only, is a fundamental skill of the accomplished handgunner.  Many shooters change their stance when shooting with a single hand, generally putting the firing-side leg forward of the... Continue Reading →

Shooting Platform Part III: Arm Structure

Beyond the modern high-tang, thumbs forward grip technique for controlling the handgun, the grip is further, and drastically, influenced by the structure of the arms.  Many shooters never adopt an efficient arm structure.  There is a tendency among many to lock their elbows out too aggressively, and many also don’t bend their wrists in a... Continue Reading →

Handgun Skills: The Two Most Challenging Fundamentals

Shooting is entirely about exercising fundamental skills and those who are “advanced” in skill simply have advanced command over those fundamentals.  Traditionally, there are seven fundamental skills in shooting: StanceGripSight AlignmentSight PictureTrigger PressBreath ControlFollow Through As applied to the defensive use of the handgun some of these fundamentals weigh much more heavily on our performance... Continue Reading →

CCX2 Interview with Spencer Keepers

The CCX2 Podcast is a collaboration between USA Carry and Concealed Nation.  I have written for USA Carry for several years now and I used to write for Concealed Nation, so I have a history with both.  Last year I was invited on several episodes as a guest, but so far this year I have... Continue Reading →

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