Category Archives: Practice

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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Dry Practice Drills for Homebound Shooters

Well, we’re urged to stay home while this COVID-19 crud runs its course. We should specifically stay away from groups of people, and many businesses are shutting down until the worst is over. What this means to defensive shooters is that your … Continue reading

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Overcoming Threat-Fixation & Tunnel Vision

Tunnel vision can be caused by a number of things, including health issues, but we are going to look at tunnel vision as it relates to life-threatening, dangerous situations. It is the physical phenomenon that occurs when we get up … Continue reading

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