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The Secrets to Shooting Micro Compact Pistols

Trouble shooting small guns? Here are some tips to help you improve.

Creep Control

Keep a steady hold on your gun as you move the trigger.

Making The Long Distance Pistol Shot

If you can make the shot at longer distances, you'll be able to make the shot close in as well.

Stopping the Attack

Sheriff Jim reminds us that stopping an attacker as soon as possible is critical to surviving a criminal encounter.

The Sight Alignment Dilemma

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

The Keys To Successful Speed Shooting

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

Exceptions To The Rule

There is no such thing as a typical gunfight.

What We Plan For

Sheriff Jim reminds us that wishing and hopeful thinking should not be part of your self-defense plan.

Visualize Success

Peak performance starts with seeing what success with the mind's eye.

Social Mayhem

As my score of regular readers knows, I enjoy waxing ineloquently about the finer points of riflery. You know, lighter guns, external ballistics, ammo this and technical that. Such mundane topics are fine insofar as sleep aids go, but occasionally (about every April) I am compelled to delve into far more serious topics, such as developing one’s social-media shooting-expert credentials. Why?

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