Category Archives: Practice

Don’t Believe Your Own Myths

One of my favorite myths is, “I use my handgun to fight my way to my rifle.” Now I am sure that that has been successfully accomplished, but I submit to you that those times are very rare. Researching actual … Continue reading

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Realistic Practice – The Key to Firearm Training

One of the values of attending a good defensive training school is the realization that the necessary shooting skills are not going to be acquired overnight. A good school shows the student a good way to accomplish the task and … Continue reading

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Self-Defense: Stick WIth What’s Tried and True

We live in an era of instant gratification, and this can be a real pitfall for the defensive shooter. There is a great temptation to believe that people can quickly become adept at defensive shooting if they have a certain … Continue reading

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Making it Second Nature: Pistol Practice Goals

Experiencing a violent criminal attack is likely to be the most extremely stressful experience a person ever has. It will almost certainly come when a person least expects it. It could very well come under low-light conditions when it is … Continue reading

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