Visualization and Home Intrusion

I had a phone call earlier where a friend who has recently become interested in shooting told me about an event.  I like passing along lessons learned (removing any identifying information) so that more people can learn from incidents without having to experience them and learn the hard way.  My friend has a vintage pistol

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Do you know what your problem is………..

There never seems to be a shortage of people to chime in (unsolicited) and tell you what you’re doing wrong.  On the occasion that they have a valid point, very few are able to offer a practical suggestion on how to solve that problem.  So how does this relate to firearms training and shooting problems? 

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Lube

A theme that we’re seeing in class is a lack of lubrication (lube).  It’s especially important with rifles (M4 / AR15) but that doesn’t mean it can be ignored in the pistol.  Whether the result of internet myth (they can’t put anything on the internet that isn’t true) or faulty dogma, the bottom line is

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Pistol Holster

Pistol Holster Today I had the pleasure of running a private training class for a couple.  It was obvious that they took training seriously, had put in work on pistol shooting, and invested in quality pistols.  It definitely showed.  We accomplished a lot in a brief amount of time.  It’s people like this that made

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NRA Annual Meeting 2014

Almost here. Just a couple of days prior to the event. Rainy and cool outside. Warm and dry inside. NRA Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN 2014                                 NRA Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN 2014                

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School Safety

This was originally a FB post regarding school safety and a news article, I decided to move it to the blog as well. This is a tragedy that is not without precedence. Although not at a school, a knife attack happened in China (a country with very restrictive weapon laws). Unbelievably there are still people

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NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits

  The National Rifle Association Annual Meeting (free for NRA members) is coming to Indianapolis in less than 3 weeks (April 25-27) at the Indiana Convention Center. Description from their web site: With over 600 exhibitors covering over 400,000 square feet of exhibit hall space, educational seminars, celebrities, and fun filled special events, bring the

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Simplicity and consistency

If you’ve trained with me there’s a good chance you’ve heard me say simplicity and consistency are 2 keys to success under duress.  In other words find the simplest way to perform a technique and do it the same way every time.  Let’s talk about consistency and your grip on the pistol. Some people will

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License to carry a handgun

Many people who take a class have an interest in taking some personal responsibility in being able to better defend themselves and their loved ones. In other words they own a gun to be able to better defend themselves and loved ones. Some people plan on having a pistol at home just for home defense

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