One of the common misconceptions about firing a handgun is that you must have perfect trigger control. On the shooting range, the typical handgun user obsesses over the mechanics of their trigger pull, which is unnecessary and ineffective in defensive shooting. Rob Pincus explains how pulling, rather than slapping at, the trigger is enough to get the job done when you are defending yourself. The proper technique for defensive shooting is to touch and press the trigger, and it is a process that you shouldn’t overthink. Rob teaches you to just stay in contact with the trigger, because you risk short-stroking your gun if you attempt to control the reset too precisely.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>