Category: Quick Tips

  • Transition Warmups

    Transition Warmups

    July 5, 2021 No Comment

    My wife didn’t start the recording until she saw me drawing from the holster (which is why there is no draw in the video LOL) Warming up for target transitions and multi-taps (I start slower to ensure safety then push the needle once I know I’m not doing anything stupid or picked up any bad […]

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  • Tips (after defending yourself in a shooting)

    July 5, 2021 No Comment

    Don’t have your pistol in your hands when police arrive (if at all possible) if practical, clear the pistol then secure it in holster, gun safe, etc be prepared to tell the responding officer that the magazine in on the ground, under your foot, etc and that your pistol is already cleared When calling dispatch […]

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  • Retention Shooting Basics

    Retention Shooting Basics

    May 22, 2021 No Comment

    practice slowly (angle is important) Clean Draw lock in under pectoral muscle elbow back and tight practice these three stages. Don’t practice until you get it right … practice until you dont get it wrong as you develop this into muscle memory, speed will naturally occur in time. Slow = right = speed (because speed […]

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  • Quickdraw-1 Practice

    Quickdraw-1 Practice

    May 8, 2021 No Comment

    too many try to practice a fast draw but introduce inefficiencies and errors by starting to do it fast. Start very slow and methodically (in this sequence) Clean Draw (with finger indexed along frame of pistol) Compression in front of torso Accurate presentation to target (barrel is aimed at target, gun is pushed outward towards […]

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  • Defense Practice Can be Fun

    Defense Practice Can be Fun

    March 11, 2021 No Comment

    at about 30 seconds into the exercise , you’ll see me doing an unusual 360 “walking-pivot” as I transition between the two spaces of hallway and living room (that’s because I had to step into an “x” that requires looking in two opposite directions at same time and requires moving fast while clearing one direction […]

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  • Trigger Slack

    Trigger Slack

    December 9, 2020 No Comment

    Trigger slack is a common issue for people trying to shoot multiple rounds fast. Once the first shot is fired: wait for muzzle to rise finger off (allow trigger to reset) finger on (squeeze trigger past slack to edge of wall) ensure sight picture is correct squeeze next shot repeat

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  • Mag Reloads

    Mag Reloads

    December 7, 2020 No Comment

    There are two types of magazine reloads: emergency reload – replacing a magazine while under fire due to emptying the magazine malfunction of the magazine tactical reload – replacing the magazine while not under direct fire due to knowledge of low cartridge count in existing magazine While the tactical reload is more desirable, the emergency […]

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