Task performance under stress

Task Performance Under Stress

There is no such thing as multi-tasking. Only one task at a time, done as quickly as possible.

The Sight Alignment Dilemma

Aligning your sights and your gun to the target seems easy. Mastering this skill, however, is hard work.

Skills Check: How To Shoot Faster

Shooters like shooting tight, small groups. Small groups are indicative of the ability to apply marksmanship skills consistently. And besides, they’re good for bragging rights and one-upmanship. 

Shoot United Event Draws Capacity Crowd

Winchester Ammunition gave dozens of people a chance to fire their first shots.

Fightin' Iron: Good, Better, Best

Moviegoers of 1950 enjoyed a motion picture with a unique plot twist. Rather than a tale of the trials and tribulations of a hero, we were treated to the travels and transfers of a gun. A big-budget Western starring Jimmy Stewart leading a large cast of well-known actors, “Winchester ’73” treated the gun as though it were a character. Its behavior (accuracy) established in the opening scene, succeeding scenes showed the gun used and misused, bought and sold, as it moved from owner to owner. An interesting story and well told, the film was fictional—the gun was not. 

The Keys To Successful Speed Shooting

Learning effective speed shooting means learning how to do the basics on-demand as efficiently as possible. 

Depth Of Shooting

Don't limit yourself to one type of target in one type of environment. Learn how to adapt your skills to fit a variety of different situations.

NRA Celebrates August as National Shooting Sports Month

Be sure to take some time this month to celebrate the freedoms we all enjoy.

Skills Check: El Presidente Drill Times Two

What makes a good training drill? It is one that teaches and tests essential skills of gun handling and marksmanship. Sure, running and jumping while shooting dozens of rounds is fun, but effective drills need not be difficult.

Finding The Right Front Sight

It’s one of the tiniest parts of a handgun, and yet it’s so vital that chanting it by name is a mantra for some shooters and a whole shooting school has adopted it as its name. I speak, of course, of the front sight.

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