How to Refine Your Trigger Press
Jeff Cooper called it the Baja California shot, a hit landing low-left from the point-of-aim due to jerking the trigger. Imagine shooting at a map of the United States and you’ll get the idea. True for a right-handed shooter, I suppose we could call it the Florida shot for a left-handed shooter, although I never heard the Colonel describe it that way.
Surviving Ammogeddon: Low-Round-Count Training
Given today’s restrictive ammunition shortages, how can you best utilize your time and limited resources to maintain and even further develop your shooting skills? The short answer is to train smart by optimizing your firearms training.
Skills Check: The Debbie Drill
Steady customers are a good thing, but customers who become friends are more valuable yet. Such is the case with a group that comes to Gunsite every year for a family reunion. Comprised of the family of a Medal of Honor recipient, their associates and friends, this group has trained at the school for more than 20 years and now they’re bringing their grown children to the event. That’s what you call a long-standing relationship.
Handgun Training with Your Offhand
Training someone to shoot a defensive handgun is mostly a standardized process. Firearm safety is followed by firearm function, which is then followed by an introduction to the basics of marksmanship. Past that, focus falls on handgun manipulation, presentation and various methods of target engagement.
How to Maintain Pistol Marksmanship During the Ammo Shortage
The following drill will help maintain essential marksmanship skills while keeping the round count low.
How to Maximize Your Training During the Ammo Shortage
In the midst of the ammo shortage, there is still a way to maximize your training.
How to Hone Your Handgun Skills
You have been told that repetition is the secret to improving your skills and maintaining the edge that satisfies the goals you have set for yourself.
How to Become a Master of Dry-Fire Practice
You can practice more than just your trigger pull without live ammunition, which is good when ammo is in short supply.
Why You Should Train with the Handgun You Carry
No matter what size pistol you carry for personal protection, practice is essential.
Revolver Reload Drill
If you rely on a wheelgun for protection, practice reloading. The procedure is more involved than for a semi-automatic pistol.