In this demonstration, Claude Werner shows you a few dryfire drills that you can use to practice drawing your pistol from its holster and getting off quick, accurate shots. By matching yourself up against the clock, you can train yourself to be quick, precise and calm. These drills can be done with a hip or pocket holster and with any number of handguns, but for demonstration’s sake, our host uses a Glock and revolver replica. The key during these dryfire drills is to beat the timer and get off a precise shot. If you are getting your shot off after the buzzer sounds, slow down the timer and practice until you are able to beat it.
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 >>
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.Watch Now >>
Student alert! If your defensive firearms instructor is not giving you an integrated system of firearm manipulation techniques but rather a set of unconnected techniques that don't integrate well together, don't reinforce each other, and don't contribute to your efficiency by being consistent with one another, you need to challenge those techniques.Watch Now >>