Gross Motor Skills vs. Fine Motor Skills Weapons manipulation skills in defensive shooting can prove to be a difficult task for new shooters. As a defensive shooting instructor, I strive to provide clients with techniques that can be performed in high-stress situations in a short amount of time. In order to accomplish this task, I
It is important to integrate a lowered center of gravity into your training regimen as it is one of the most common reactions to being scared and/or startled. The reason for this survival reaction is that it prepares us to move. In fact, if we try to integrate lateral movement into our presentation quickly when
Close Ready Close Ready is a pistol ready position that places the handgun just below the visual plane and close to the torso. The elbows are down and tight to the sides of the torso, and the muzzle can be seen with the lower periphery of vision. Close Ready can be utilized as a Movement
An attribute is defined as a quality, character, characteristic, or property belonging to a person, thing, or group. In this article I’d like to discuss the essential attributes of the combative shooter, as I see them. Note I do not list accuracy or speed in my list of shooting attributes. While these are certainly desirable
As we launch the Personal Defense Network, we realize that a huge portion of you are going to be interested in firearms training for defensive use. As I looked over the dozens of topics that I expect to be covered here in the coming years, it was not easy to pick the most important ones.