Archive for training

Kentucky Gun Reform Signed by Governor

Good news for concealed-carry permit holders in the Bluegrass State. There's a whole host of pro-concealed-carry legislation being passed.

April 16, 2014
One Hand Shooting

The Sound of One Hand Shooting

While most of us train with our weak hands, how many have actually put some thought behind the rest of the story—why we're fighting with our weak hand?

April 16, 2014
Jaci Janes OTW

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Pink Guns

Competitive shooter Jacqueline Janes started out with a dislike for pink guns, but has changed her mind over the years.

April 16, 2014

It’s A Slide Stop, Not A Slide Release

The defensive shooter should train to ingrain skills that will work best under duress. The slingshot method of facilitating slide release works for clearing malfunctions as well as recharging the firearm—one motion covers two functions.

April 8, 2014
Wave

Helpful Tip for Training with Knives

Tamara Keel of View From the Porch shares a handy training tip for opening a folding pocket knife with one hand.

February 12, 2014

Holiday Safety

Staying alert and aware is taxing enough; around the holidays it can be nearly overwhelming. Sheriff Jim reminds us that constant vigilance is always a worthwhile aim.

December 16, 2013

On Demand

Being able to reliably and accurately make shots that count is the true test of a shooter's skill.

November 18, 2013

Keep it on Safe

Being safe matters, even in realistic training or, for that matter, combat itself.

October 8, 2013
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LaserLyte Reaction Tyme Training Target

Practice in the privacy of your own home without dipping into the ammo stash or cleaning powder residue off of the couch.

September 20, 2013

A Pet Peeve

The Sheriff advises against using a popular training term.

September 19, 2013