As you get to the next target array that you will be shooting, time it so that you are already in your shooting stance and aimed into your target. That is, you should run with your handgun at or even slightly above eye level. As you get to your next position, start getting into your […]
This is an excellent video on how to grip your handgun so as to speed up the time it takes to fire successive rounds, starring United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) Grandmaster and World Champion shooter, Jerry Miculek! This guy really knows his stuff! He fires semiautomatic guns so quickly and accurately, you would swear […]
Here’s a video taken on August 2nd, 2014, at our monthly .22 Steel Shoot. It shows a junior shooting at tannerite with a high-powered rifle. The result was a spectacular BOOM and a bunch of happy people!
I found this little gem of a video, done by Thomas Pham. It’s a slideshow, complete with musical accompaniment of the 2004 Silver Buckle Shoot. You even see USPSA grandmaster Taran Butler competing. Enjoy! Note: The file is a EXE file but is safe to run on your computer.
As we get older, many things stop working as well as they did in our youths. One of the first things shooters notice is that our vision starts to fail us. Those that are farsighted struggle with the ability to focus on the front sight over time. As always, technology has come to the rescue […]
One of the things you can do to shorten the time it takes for a follow-up shot is to trap your trigger. First of all, you are probably already familiar with when the trigger resets. It goes something like this. You press the trigger to send a round downrange. You remove your firing finger from […]
This video shows a man in India, seemingly injured and bleeding, stumbling into the middle of a busy street, attempting to seek help while multitudes of people on foot and in vehicles basically ignore him. At one point, even an ambulance passes right by without stopping. He tries to stop people literally standing there and […]
Create a registration database of all ammunition vendors, purchasers, and purchases. Effectively ban online ammo sales as we know it. Mandate another costly license for gun owners and ammo sellers to acquire. Ban private sales and transfers of ammo. Eliminate thousands of ammunition “points of purchase” in the state and significantly increase the cost for law-abiding people to […]
Learning to shoot firearms quickly and accurately is an art unto itself. Several factors dictate how fast you learn and how quickly you move up towards mastery. Certainly, time and money are two big factors. Two other factors though trump time and money and they are passion and modeling. It goes with implicit understanding that […]
Recoil Anticipation By Erik Severson Recently I saw the above target on a friend’s Facebook page. Some of the comments were lauding how good it was because you can easily diagnose shooting errors in yourself, friends and students. While I can see the benefit of such a target, it only addresses symptoms of the root […]