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    Many shooters anticipate the sound and feeling of recoil just before they fire the gun, resulting in a “flinch” that adversely affects their precision.

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  • Concealed Carry for Women: Practical Options
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    Nikki Turpeaux looks at practical options regarding concealed carry for women. Find out how women carry a concealed self-defense handgun without sacrificing comfort, lifestyle or preferred clothing. Options demonstrated include a 5.11 Tactical undershirt, fanny packs and backpacks; Galco bellyband; cross-body bag from Drago Gear; Kangaroo Carry microband; Safariland ALS OWB holster; Blackhawk belt clip;

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  • Manipulating the Snub-Nose Revolver Trigger
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    Wheelgun expert Grant Cunningham is on the range to talk about manipulating the double-action trigger on a snub-nose revolver. The snubbie is one of the most difficult firearms to shoot well. How can the shooter control the 11 pounds of force exerted by the trigger and keep it from steering the gun? Grant has some

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  • Brandishing a Firearm
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    Marty Hayes, founder of the Armed Citizen’s Legal Defense Network, clarifies the complicated legal issue of when brandishing a firearm (known in some jurisdictions as unlawful display of a firearm) may be considered a crime. Check your local statutes to know when making, or just implying, the threat of lethal force in self-defense can get

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  • Misconceptions About Absorbing Firearm Recoil
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    Some shooters, especially those new to defensive shooting, mistakenly think that they should try to absorb firearm recoil because it will make them faster or better shooters. The truth is that absorbing firearm recoil is reckless and dangerous when shooting a semiautomatic defensive firearm. In this live-fire demonstration on the range, Rob Pincus shows the

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  • Spare Magazine Angle & Placement
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    If you’re in a gunfight, a speed reload or tactical reload must be done as quickly and efficiently as possible, because every fraction of a second counts. Travis Haley of Haley Strategic Partners discusses the biomechanics of body movement and how that relates to the placement of a spare magazine on the belt. Which placement

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  • Marksmanship: The Myth of a Good Shooter
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    In this video, Rob Pincus contrasts simply being a “Good Shooter” with being prepared to defend yourself with a firearm. This video begins with a demonstration of typical choreographed, mechanical technique resulting in good hits on a target, but not representing the efficient use of a defensive firearm. Simply being a good shooter is not

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  • Lateral Movement Exercises
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    When under fire, we want to immediately move off the spot where we’ve been targeted. But moving does not eliminate the threat – return fire does, which means we need to shift the firearm from a ready or slung position into a shooting position at the same time we are moving to one side or

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  • Training with Shooting Gloves
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    When doing extended practice sessions with your home-defense rifle, you may want to wear shooting gloves to protect your hands from the heat generated by the rifle barrel firing a high number of rounds in a short time frame. Consider investing in shooting gloves that will allow you a lot of tactile response from the

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  • String of Fire and Engaging Multiple Targets
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    With multiple targets set up downrange at different distances and a setup for receiving commands (whether from a training partner, MP3 player, or phone app), Rob Pincus is ready to shoot some strings of fire. He concentrates on visualizing the threat(s) and firing a different number of rounds each time at the multiple targets to

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  • Shooting from Inside a Vehicle: Cover and Concealment
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    If you are inside a vehicle in a public environment during an active shooter incident, the vehicle’s interior provides both cover and concealment. What actions can you take in defense of others in this situation?

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  • LaserLyte Center Mass Universal Shotgun Trainer
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    The LaserLyte Universal Shotgun Trainer is an economical and convenient training tool that you can use in any environment to practice with your 20 or 12 gauge defensive shotgun. The unique “center mass” pattern represents the spread of a typical shotgun pellet round on your target and the UST can be used with any paper

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  • personal defense Shotgun
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    Kel-Tec is known for their innovative designs and for developing compact firearms intended for personal defense. The KSG Compact personal defense Shotgun continues this tradition. A 12-gauge pump-action shotgun chambered for three-inch shells (though 2 ¾ may also be used), the KSG has unique features including two feed tubes instead of one, and a capacity

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  • Shotgun Ammo Types and Considerations
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    The shotgun is the most versatile firearms design because of the great variety of ammunition that is available for it. In any gauge (size) of shotgun, you will be able to find dozens of types of shotgun ammo. The variety of shot loads, power and sizes can be very intimidating when it comes time to

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  • Part 4: Shooting a Defensive Shotgun
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    Shooting a home-defense shotgun may be a relatively simple process to learn, but it is a difficult one to master. Before you add a shotgun to your personal defense arsenal, you should know how to load, aim, fire and reset the weapon properly. Rob Pincus explains why you should train with a shotgun for closer,

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