Sheriff Jim Wilson

Resolve To Improve

This year, resolve to improve your self defense skills.

Mental Focus vs. Mental Awareness

Shooting at the very edge of your skills envelope requires tremendous mental focus and well-developed shooting awareness. However, some shooters believe that shooting awareness and mental focus are one in the same. They are not. Using pistol shooting (combat or competition) as an example, what is the difference between the two and how can it help you hone your shooting skills to a razor’s edge?

Shortcuts to Shooting Success?

You are a corporate executive who has become interested in personal protection with a handgun and handgun shooting for recreation as well. Your time is limited, and the level of your shooting ability is dismal, to say the least.

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.

Review: Strikeman Laser Training System

Laser-training devices are a great way to practice while conserving ammo, and a newcomer to the market has a product that mates nicely with a smartphone app to provide excellent feedback.

How to Get the Most From Your Range Training

Sheriff Jim Wilson shows you how to get the most out of your time at the range.

How to Build Shooting Skills Without Burning Through Your Ammo

Having trouble finding ammunition or getting to the range? Here is a great way to maintain your skills without using precious ammo.

What Shot Feedback Can Tell You About Marksmanship Errors

Looking at the target after firing can tell you a lot about your shooting. Here’s a quick guide to help you spot some of the more common marksmanship errors, all based upon shooting a pistol with two hands on the gun.

Mastering the Basics of Defensive Handgun Shooting

Having all the newest gear can definitely an advantage, but not if you haven't first mastered the basics of defensive handgun training. Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about the fundamental skills for shooting a handgun well.

When to Speed Up Your Shooting Process

Skillful shooters know when to slow things down and when to speed them up. Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about when it's time speed up your shooting process.

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