Training with faulty magazines can create bad training scars and prevent you from establishing proper stimulus-response patterns. Rob Pincus teaches the proper way to find faulty magazines during training sessions. By cycling through multiple magazines and shooting until you reach slide lock or hear a click, you can determine which magazines are empty and which should be tossed in the trash. Try it out next time you’re on the range going through your normal exercises. If you reach the point when you hear a click, don’t throw away the magazine. Mark it somehow and save it. If you use the magazine a few more times and continue to get a click, you can probably assume it is a faulty magazine, rather than a malfunctioning firearm or human error. This will save you time, prevent frustration, and better prepare you for a real-life critical incident.
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 >>
If you are a firearm instructor who teaches defensive shooting, you obviously need a range to teach at. In this video, Chuck Usina, the owner of the Ancient City Shooting Range, shares his thoughts on how a new firearm instructor should go about establishing a professional relationship with a range. Understanding the range owner and/or…Watch Now >>
Factors that influence which Kydex outside the waistband holster you prefer include Kydex quality, ride height and cant. Rob Pincus presents another issue that isn’t talked about as much: the percentage of the gun’s profile that is off centerline and being pressed up against the body. When a greater percentage of the gun presses on…Watch Now >>