Rob Pincus checks in from Leadville, Colorado, and talks with Phil McFall of High Caliber Consulting. We also hear from PDN Contributor Mike Janich and see some footage from an Unorthodox Shooting Position drill.
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
Ankle Holsters offer one unique advantage for defensive firearms carry, as they place your defensive tool in a location that most people do not think to look. Danny Pieratti prefers ankle carry and demonstrates proper presentation from that position in this video.
Rob Pincus discusses the pitfalls of trying to become a “Speed Demon” on the target range. Practicing to swing through a known set of multiple targets as quickly as possible is a very common shooting endeavor, especially for competitors.
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.