Category Archives: Practice

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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A Critical Self-Defense Skill: The Tactical Reload

The tactical reload is a term for topping off your partially empty pistol. It has been termed a method of getting your pistol fully loaded when there is a lull in the fight, but let’s examine the technique a bit further.

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Real-World Defensive Shooting Stances

Recently, I was looking at some vintage photos of FBI agent Jelly Bryce (read about his story here). Bryce was an Oklahoma gunfighter who joined the FBI in the 1930s. He was quite fast with a sixgun and always employed … Continue reading

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