Mentioned in "The Zen of Shooting" is this strong-hand only drill.
Pre-program your shooting skills before each training session.
You may be able to swiftly get good hits as far away as 7 yards without forming a true sight picture. As the range increases, so will your need to use the sights on your handgun.
Print these targets to shoot the drill highlighted in the "Skills Check" department of Shooting Illustrated's November 2011 issue.
Speed loading, speed reloading or just plain getting the gun reloaded quickly is an essential skill for both competition and combat.
Some defensive handgunning terms require further explanation. Such is the case with the double tap, hammer and controlled pair.
Back in the dark ages when Jeff Cooper established the American Pistol Institute (API) at Gunsite Ranch, his initial course offering was API 250, a five-and-a-half day pistol class.
Pistol shooters have a shared addiction: shooting quickly on steel targets. There's something about the bang and clang and instant gratification that keeps us hammering away at steel.
Spend some time moving your benchmark and you'll quickly realize you can always improve your shooting skills, no matter how proficient you've become.
Firearm lasers are as thick as shoppers at Walmart on the first of the month.