Speed Demons: Speed and Efficiency Are Not the Same!

When the subject is defensive shooting, most people are constantly trying to go faster: draw faster, shoot faster, reload faster. It’s a common recommendation that a defensive shooting student buy a shot timer (an electronic stopwatch that’s triggered by the sound of a gunshot) to see how fast they’re going. Split times (the brief interval

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Choosing a Holster to Fit the Fight

I remember back when I was choosing my first concealed carry holster. I pored over magazine articles, read what the “experts” recommended, and obtained every holster catalog and brochure I could. (This was in the early 1990s, before the world wide web had been commercialized, and there were no websites to help in the quest.

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Carrying When the Heat’s On: Summer Handgun Carry

Summer, summer, glorious summer! The weather is warmer, days are longer, the living is easy, and seasonal affective disorder retreats to the shadows from whence it came. Who doesn’t love sunny weather? For the person who carries a firearm, the change of seasons brings new issues. Knowing what they are and how to mitigate them

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