Rob Pincus checks in on his national training tour from the grand opening of a Gander Mountain Firearms Super Center. This update features a clip from the “Shooting Around Cover” block of an Advanced Pistol Handling class.
Old-school thinking held that if a tourniquet were used on an extremity wound, the injured person would lose that limb. That has been shown to be incorrect, and tourniquets are now in the first-aid kits of medics on battlefields and streets worldwide.
Instructor Don Edwards discusses and demonstrates the differences between shooting with a bipod and shooting from an improvised rest. Both methods can dramatically increase deviation control, but the improvised rest techniques are much more versatile and universal.
Rob Pincus discusses zeroing your home defense long gun optic and why the normal rules of The Plausibility Principle are trumped by the efficiency of zeroing your rifle for much further distances than you would most likely be using it.
Rob Pincus discusses the pitfalls of trying to become a “Speed Demon” on the target range. Practicing to swing through a known set of multiple targets as quickly as possible is a very common shooting endeavor, especially for competitors.