Sheriff Jim Wilson

Why You Need to Form Good Shooting Habits

As shooters, it's important to make sure you form the right habits and not develop bad ones. 

Why You Should Train with a Partner for Personal Defense

Training with and relying on a partner can be a pivotal element of any personal defense preparedness. 

Point Shooting Vs. Sighted Fire: Which is Better?

The battle rages on between point shooters and those who rely on sighted fire. Is there a true winner in that contest?

Why We Need to Encourage New Shooters to Get Training

When we can, we need to tell the new shooter that they really need to learn to walk before they can run. And then we need to help them find the kind of training that will give them the basics of safe gun handling and marksmanship.

Handgun Grip Vs. Hold: What's the Difference?

Grip and hold on the firearm are often viewed by handgun shooters as one and the same. However, seasoned defensive and competitive shooters break down handgun shooting stability into two distinctly but equally essential subcomponents: grip versus hold.

Why Defensive Firearms Training is So Important

Yes, you may never have to fire your handgun in defense of your life or family, but the possibility always exists.

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.

SIG Sauer Academy Partners with The Light Foundation

SIG Sauer Academy partners with the Light Foundation for its Corporate Training Day 2021.

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.

3 Essential Tips for Personal Defense

The smart thing to do is to realize that it can be very dangerous out there and do something about it before becoming an unprepared victim.

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