Valuable Training or Screwing Around?

There is a whole lot of screwing around in the world of firearms training, and in the broader field of self-defense and fighting in general.  How can we determine the difference between training and screwing around?  Well, here is one way: Ask yourself, is what I am doing actually applicable to my life, or not? ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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