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3 Basic Firearm Drills To Improve Your Accuracy

3 Basic Firearm Drills To Improve Your Accuracy

As a retired law enforcement officer, I can vouch for three fundamental training drills that will improve your firearms proficiency—dry firing, the ball-and-dummy technique, and the ready up drill. Let's review these three in more detail.

September 30, 2011

Familiarize Yourself with Firearms

The more you know about firearms, the more likely you are to be proficient and capable in their use. Having this knowledge can have a significant impact on your ability to survive in the field.

August 3, 2011

Motivate Yourself to Improve Your Firearms Proficiency

Motivate Yourself to Improve Your Firearms Proficiency

A serious problem facing the law enforcement profession today is the lack of firearms proficiency by some sworn personnel. Law enforcement officers who require more that one chance to qualify or who barely qualify need to improve their skill level with the firearms they carry on and off duty.

July 6, 2011

Training to Survive a Hellacious Gun Battle

In general terms, these exercises require LEOs to either advance toward a "simulated" combat threat or hold their ground behind the best cover available, while delivering accurate "containment" fire.

January 5, 2011

Maintaining Accuracy With Rapid Fire

Maintaining Accuracy With Rapid Fire

New Weapons blogger Nick Jacobellis explains the importance of accuracy in rapid-fire scenarios that may involve multiple combat reloads. At the end of this blog, Jacobellis gives you several effective techniques you can bring to the range to help achieve this.

November 5, 2010

Running Up the Score

Running Up the Score

The purpose of this article is to pass on a few observations and suggestions that might help law enforcement officers and their employing agencies improve firearms training, especially for those officers who find it difficult to qualify with their issued firearms.

April 22, 2010

The Rimfire Alternative

The Rimfire Alternative

What can we do to save money on training ammo? I believe you can conduct a portion of your firearms training with pistols chambered for the .22 Long Rifle cartridge.

May 1, 2009

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