Tag Archives: negligent discharges

Empty Chambers

Lately, I have been hearing that some people are carrying their defensive semi-automatics without a round in the chamber. I suppose that this is most often done with a thought to increasing the safety of the handgun and avoiding a … Continue reading

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Speed Holstering: Why It’s a Bad Idea

I’m not really sure where this business of speed re-holstering a handgun got started. Possibly, it began among competition shooters who thought it looked cool and was an indication of savvy gun handling. It might also have started with some defensive trainers for … Continue reading

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Critical Practice

Nearly all of us realize that we don’t practice anywhere near enough. We’ve got good intentions, but a lot of the stuff of our daily lives just gets in the way. So, when we do have time for practice, it … Continue reading

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