The best technique for moving away from and shooting at a target in close quarters is demonstrated. The optimal strategy is to drive your gun into extension while rapidly moving away from the target to create a wider envelope for engagement. To effectively complete this drill, begin an arm’s length from your target in retention position. While you execute this task, don’t focus too much on hitting the same spot. By perfecting this drill, you will be able to widen your engagement envelope and escape close-quarters danger.
Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student on the range to improve his ability to adjust his balance of speed and precision to the target size and distance while in the middle of any handgun shooting drills. Too often, students get conditioned to fire at one particular pace. See other videos in our…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 >>