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Don't Fear the Recoil

Don't Fear the Recoil

Some agencies have sold off their shotguns or traded them away in favor of the rifle. Rifles are great, but so are shotguns, and you should have both.

August 9, 2016

Shooting from the Hip

Shooting from the Hip

Hip shooting can give you the edge you need to defeat an assailant that's close to you. At close distances all we're looking for is hits on a human-sized target.

March 4, 2016

Moving While Shooting

Moving While Shooting

There are a number of benefits to shooting while moving. First, a moving target is a much harder target to hit than one that is stationary. Secondly, it lessens that action-versus-reaction gap

May 31, 2015

Realistic Gunfight Training

Realistic Gunfight Training

Even though we are told to keep our distance from subjects to give us time to react to a threat, that's not always realistic. We have to move in and close the distance to deal with people on a daily basis, and our training should reflect that.

December 31, 2014

Straightforward Flashlight Technique

Straightforward Flashlight Technique

Let me give you a flashlight technique that will work under stress, in any conditions, on any terrain, and inside any building. It's as simple as this: Turn the damn light on and point it at what you're trying to shoot.

January 25, 2012

Off-Duty Firearms Carry and Training

Off-Duty Firearms Carry and Training

If for no other reason than the protection of yourself and your loved ones, you need to practice off-duty firearms tactics. And it's in your agency's best interests to provide you with the necessary skills.

November 18, 2010

Perfecting Your Handgun Grip

Perfecting Your Handgun Grip

Most of us will agree that properly gripping a firearm is an important element of fundamental shooting skills, but what is the "proper" way to grip a handgun?

July 7, 2010

Shooting Outside of the Box

Shooting Outside of the Box

He recommended "a wide, sturdy stance" when shooting. His method of finding the proper stance was to build a little wooden box for the shooter to stand in. I've forgotten the dimensions of the box because...well...because it was a ridiculous idea.

October 19, 2009

Shooting from a Boat

Shooting from a Boat

Unless you're able to have access to the open waters of the ocean, shooting from a boat is virtually impossible. So we have to do the next best thing. We need to duplicate the movement of a boat on a dry land-based range.

May 1, 2009

Survival is Your Responsibility

Survival is Your Responsibility

Recent "scientific" studies have shown that officer-involved shootings happen very quickly…DUH! One only needs to talk to any officer who has ever been involved in a shooting to figure that out.

January 1, 2009

Finding Your Shooting Stance

Over the years different stances, or shooting platforms, have come and gone with various names attached to them.

August 1, 2005