An active shooter is not always going to be directly in front of you, which means you’ll need to be able to present your weapon from the holster at any angle. To learn this technique, Rob Pincus demonstrates drawing his weapon from the holster and aiming without rotating his hips to fully face the target. 360-degree presentation is a skill that requires diligent training, so test yourself the next time you are at the range. Try presenting your weapon towards a target that is behind you, to your left, right and any angle in between, focusing on the mechanics of drawing, extending and firing with the same ease that you would if you were facing a target straight-on.
Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student on the range to refine his shooting position. Whenever you are training for defensive shooting, you should try to maintain a natural and neutral stance with your feet about equidistant from the target and your weight forward. Related videos: Problem Solving on the Range: Realistic Engagement…Watch Now >>
Finding a range that allows realistic practice opportunities isn’t always easy. Rob Pincus discusses finding a quality range with the owner of Ancient City Shooting Range, Chuck Usina. Most ranges have very restrictive fundamental rules in regard to what type of shooting can be done. Look for ranges that already host defensive training or dynamic…Watch Now >>