Rob Pincus and Gander Mountain Academy Director Billy Hieb are at GMA’s V Range, where they take a look at how this virtual range offers safer, more convenient and economical training and practice. Using modified Glock and Beretta handguns, shooters are in a virtual as opposed to a live-fire environment. One advantage of this is that they can push themselves more. Another is that because the guns are not shooting live ammo, shooters can get lots of reps without the expense of ammo. In fact, they don’t need to bring anything: no guns, no ammo. Just show up ready to practice!
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 dynamicWatch Now >>
Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student to develop the ability to train realistically for multiple threats. Too often, students on the range just swing between targets instead of training to break their focus on the first threat and truly assess their environment to find and engage any other threats. Related videos: ProblemWatch Now >>
Brain Sabol discusses the importance of defensive firearms training for a 360 degree world, even on a typical square range. Brian offers some ideas for how you can train more realistically even when your live-fire options don’t include 360 degrees.Watch Now >>