Month: July 2016

Principle-Based Learning

July 28, 2016 There is a maxim that says “keep it simple, stupid.” The theory behind applying this to firearms training is that too many choices will result in hesitation and hesitation could get you killed–therefore, teach one way to do something and avoid any confusion. Those who believe in “keep it simple, stupid” typically train from the…
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Grip Strength Training: Part II

July 26, 2016 1 Comment One of the contributing factors for successful high performance shooting lies in your ability to control your handgun during the recoil cycle. While there are a myriad of biomechanical and neural processes involved in precisely how we create that control, none are more fundamental than strength in the hands, wrists,…
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Why You Should Train with Airsoft Guns

July 14, 2016 3 Comments This article was originally published on policeone.com. I am no stranger to airsoft guns and have had the opportunity to test new airsoft products over the years. These tests have given me the chance to see just how useful airsoft can be for serious training. One of the most effective…
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Acclimation Training: The Hidden Key to Performance

July 12, 2016 3 Comments This article was originally published on policeone.com. One of the most neglected areas of firearms training is acclimation and its role in conditioning the performer. Most training consists of the fundamentals of shooting (stance, grip, sight alignment, etc.) followed by a series of shooting drills. This method of training generally…
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Trigger Weight: Safety vs. Performance

July 07, 2016 This article was originally published on policeone.com. I am often asked what trigger weight is optimal for law enforcement or concealed carry. The short answer is that it depends on your mission, your training, and your values. I grew up with firearms and have been shooting since I was five years old.…
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Pro Tips for Cleaning Your Gun

July 05, 2016 1 Comment Originally published on policeone.com. Keeping your firearms running in less than optimum conditions, from below zero temperatures to temperatures exceeding 100 degrees, as well as preserving and protecting the bore, requires both knowledge and the right tools for the job. Principles of Gun Maintenance No matter what firearms you use,…
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