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Why You Should Learn To Shoot With A Revolver

Why You Should Learn To Shoot With A Revolver

A double action revolver is one of the best guns for a person to learn to shoot with. Everyone has to start somewhere, after all. Granted, the large magnums are not a good place to start, but a double action wheelgun is the easiest pistol to learn and one of the best teaching tools for…

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Mistakes and Considerations in Trigger Control

Mistakes and Considerations in Trigger Control

Both new and some experienced shooters experience the challenges of controlling the trigger for good hits and must continually practice the fundamentals. I believe that trigger control is one of the, if not THE, most important of the eight fundamentals for effective shooting. While the focus is on the very important trigger control, we must…

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Skilled Marksmanship... It’s Just “Plane” Simple

Skilled Marksmanship… It’s Just “Plane” Simple

As a former police sergeant, national competitive master shooter, police firearms instructor and now an NRA Certified Instructor who teaches civilians everything from NRA Basic Pistol to advanced defensive handgun skills, I have developed the concept of thinking in terms of a “plane” that I use when I am teaching students at all levels.  And…

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The 1-2-3-4 Shooting Process and Trigger Control

The 1-2-3-4 Shooting Process and Trigger Control

One of the most challenging things for experienced and inexperienced shooters alike is to remember and bring together all the fundamentals of shooting for accurate hits and do this quickly in a self-defense situation, range shoot, competition, combat encounter, or even casual plinking. Usually we have a very limited amount of time to recall, focus…

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Where to Put Your Finger on the Trigger?

Where to Put Your Finger on the Trigger?

Trigger control is without a doubt the toughest part of becoming an accurate shooter. Most people can easily align the sights and acquire a proper grip, but when it comes to pulling the trigger, that’s when things start to break down. The thing is, many people don’t even start out correctly learning how to master…

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