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Sight Radius, Accuracy, & Precision in Defensive Shooting?

Sight Radius, Accuracy, & Precision in Defensive Shooting?

There seems to be some misinformation, hearsay, misinterpretation, and a lot of misunderstanding about sight radius and its relationship to accuracy and precision. So I want to define the terms, explore them, and draw some conclusions based on my opinions about these three factors for defensive shooting. Understand that this is not pure scientific research…

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5 Ways To Be Constantly Improving Your Firearm Accuracy

5 Ways To Be Constantly Improving Your Firearm Accuracy

“Slow is fast and fast is slow” If you’ve ever heard this saying and scratched your head in confusion, don’t worry -- you’re not alone.  It’s a confusing saying but it’s popped up in military circles to describe training tempo.  When you need high speed, low-drag performance, you don’t start off going at 100 mph.…

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6 Signs You're Using The Wrong CCW Handgun

6 Signs You’re Using The Wrong CCW Handgun

When I first became a concealed carrier, I did not have to do any shopping. My father gave me his .22 handgun when I finished school and moved into my own place, which needless to say, was not in the nicest neighborhood. He and I went to the shooting range every weekend so that I…

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Handgun Attributes to Help Improve Accuracy

Handgun Attributes to Help Improve Accuracy

While I have discovered for myself that accuracy and target hits are more important than equipment and handgun features, making the initial decisions about the key attributes you want in your handgun for the immediate purpose (be it concealed carry, personal protection, or target shooting) is very important. Of course, there is a natural interdependency…

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Proper Sight Alignment and the Keys to Accuracy

Proper Sight Alignment and the Keys to Accuracy

The major keys to aiming and effective target hits are to properly align your sights, get the proper sight picture, and keep your properly aligned sights on target with little movement at the precise time the hammer falls. This is so very easy to say, but so very difficult and challenging to accomplish. This is…

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Speed Is Fine But Accuracy Is Final

Speed Is Fine But Accuracy Is Final

Shooting drills for practice do not need to be complicated or resemble a professional shooter like Tori Nonaka member of Team Glock, shooting a competition stage on the Outdoor channel. We are going to look at a drill, which will aid you increasing your draw speed along with point shooting skills. The best description of…

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Shooting Accuracy - As We Age

Shooting Accuracy – As We Age

I don’t know about you, but as I age my biggest frustration is not being putting tight groups together on target with a pistol’s metal sights.  I “was” damn good!  Who knows about Top Shot as it wasn’t around when I was 30.  But, I was good both with pistol and rifles.  I wore glasses…

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