The volume of fire concept improves your handgun shooting accuracy while delivering a constant string of fire until the threat is stopped, or if you are on the range, until a reactive target goes down. The concept of delivering shots in patterns is flawed because we don’t know how many shots it will take to stop a threat, plus it gives more time for an adversary to shoot back, as well as ingraining an unrealistic, choreographed response.
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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/orWatch Now >>