Sheriff Jim Wilson

Understanding The Defensive Double

What to do when it's not "one and done."

One-Handed Practice

A critical marksmanship skill that is easy to overlook.

Making The Right Moves

It's a simple concept: Moving targets are harder to hit.

The Gas Pedal Drill

Training yourself to shoot better is the result of developing a higher skill level upon which you may rely. The higher your skill level, the greater your odds of performing well when they are called upon. Greater skill is born from greater control; the greater the control, the better the performance.

Stress And Fine Motor Skills

A little bit of pressure can make the simplest of tasks seem very difficult.

Default Skills

"But I already know how to shoot," you say. Okay, what does that actually mean?

Proactive Movement

In the world of executive protection, professional agents are trained to move and shoot while simultaneously protecting one or more human lives from an active threat. What are the essential elements of a live-fire, protective-movement engagement you should know if you find yourself in a similar situation while protecting others?

How to Define a Beginner

Learn how to assess and maintain your defensive-marksmanship skills so they are more than adequate.

Which Comes First? Gun Handling or Hitting the Target?

Is it the arrow or the archer that makes the shot? 

Building Confidence

Your comfort level with your gun is readily apparent to everyone around you.

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