Federal Air Marshal Qualification: Test Your CCW Skills

Created for the Federal Air Marshal Service, the Tactical Pistol Course is an excellent source of training for the armed citizen.

Shoot Twice: The Benefits of the 'Double-Tap'

In a life-threatening encounter, firing two rounds can be more effective than one. Here are two commonly taught methods that make the most of two rounds fired in self-defense.

Well, There's That!

Be sure to evaluate *all* of your options when undertaking defensive scenarios.

Center Hits

"One can't miss fast enough to catch up."

Talking Double

Some defensive handgunning terms require further explanation. Such is the case with the double tap, hammer and controlled pair.

The 2x2x2 Drill

When faced with multiple threats, the temptation for panicked double-taps is great, but the 2x2x2 drill combines speed with fluidity when seconds count. Photo by Bryce M.Towsley

Tri-Lambda Drill

Some years ago, Kyle Lamb from Viking Tactics and Rob Leatham were shooting together when Leatham came up with this drill.


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