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How to Handle a Bad Day at the Range

How to Handle a Bad Day at the Range

Once upon a time some poor nameless individual—whose name totally wasn’t Michael Jenkins—went to the range. And while there, this nameless soul—again, absolutely not named Jenkins—has a really crappy time. The facility was pleasant enough, the day was cloudy and cool but otherwise fine. It wasn’t even that crowded on the firing line. But for…

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3 Little Known Secrets Of Marksmanship

3 Little Known Secrets Of Marksmanship

Expert marksmen who have been instructing students in the use of firearms constantly reinforce the principles of marksmanship. These principles are pretty basic, really. Sight picture Sight alignment Breathing Bone support Trigger control Steady position That position can be either standing, sitting, kneeling, prone, or supported. It doesn't matter so long as it is a…

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Why Nothing Substitutes Range Time

Why Nothing Substitutes Range Time

Newcomers to the world of concealed carry ought to be practicing in their homes and in their private times outside the range. It's a requirement to maintain muscle memory and to keep us from being lulled into a false sense of complacency. Unloading your pistol and practicing clearing rooms, drawing from your holster and reholstering,…

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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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CCW and Practice on the Indoor Range

CCW and Practice in an Indoor Range

The last article I wrote, Practice with a Purpose, resulted in some very nice comments, but one comment drew my interest and caused me to give it a great deal of thought. The comment was this: Can you recommend any ccw drills for indoor range users? This comment didn’t really relate to the article, per-se,…

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Dad Shoots Son at Gun Range

Dad Shoots Son at Gun Range

I was driving home from the NRA shooting range on Saturday when I got a call from my brother who lives inUtah. My brother recently graduated from the police academy and spends a lot of time at the range because he thinks one day he’ll be able to shoot like his brother… Even though he…

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Springfield 1911 - Range Officer

Springfield 1911 – Range Officer Review

So you looking to rid yourself of unwanted pest, are you? There is a product on the market that allows you to rid yourself of unwanted pests without the mixing of chemicals (pre-mixing is provided), no shaking of a can, is capable of pinpoint accuracy, and comes in its own container. That product is the…

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