Dealing with a threat within one arm’s reach requires shooting from retention. When far away from a threat, we’ll shoot at extension. In between these two distances — within two arms’ reach but out of contact — is a gray area, and this is where having a laser aiming device on a firearm can be an advantage. At this distance, having a laser on will show exactly where the firearm is aimed. Rob Pincus demonstrates using a Side Mount Laser from Laserlyte.
Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student on the range to refine his shooting position. Whenever you are training for defensive shooting, you should try to maintain a natural and neutral stance with your feet about equidistant from the target and your weight forward. Related videos: Problem Solving on the Range: Realistic EngagementWatch Now >>
Rob Pincus explains the advantages of a muzzle low ready position, especially in an extreme close quarters situation. The low ready position allows for more efficiency and consistency when moving into a shooting position and for dramatically more control if your rifle is ever grabbed by an attacker.Watch Now >>