Category Archives: Semi-Auto

Should You Carry a Backup Gun?

Several people that I know regularly carry two defensive handguns, a primary defensive arm and a backup gun. Does that sound kind of paranoid? Well, maybe it is and maybe it isn’t. Let’s look at some of the reasons for … Continue reading

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How Much Ammo Do You Really Need for Concealed Carry?

Once you have realized that you can’t predict when a criminal attack will occur and have begun to pack your concealed carry handgun all the time, it is important to address the issue of carrying extra ammunition. It is generally … Continue reading

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Understanding the Flash Sight Picture

The flash sight picture is a defensive shooting technique that was developed by Col. Jeff Cooper as a part of the Modern Technique of the Pistol. It is a method that allows the defensive shooter to get quick hits on … Continue reading

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The El Presidente Drill

Although the “El Presidente” shooting drill was devised some years ago, it is still an excellent way for the defensive shooter to test his or her skills and, hopefully, document improvement in his training and practice. It requires three targets, … Continue reading

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