​Pro tip - go to your CCW course PREPARED!

​Pro tip - go to your CCW course PREPARED!

Too many people arrive at their CCW course with anxiety. Anxiety is the result of being unprepared. You should most certainly practice the exact course of fire that your issuing agency mandates, multi …
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​Pro tip - COVID mask carry

​Pro tip - COVID mask carry

Pro tip - COVID mask carryOne of the most common questions I have been fielding lately is, "Is it legal or illegal to carry my gun (with a CCW of course) and wear a COVID mask?". I hope this gets arou …
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​Pro tip - grip pressure timing

​Pro tip - grip pressure timing

Most people who shoot handguns produce inconsistent shot groups. Typically, such inconsistency occurs because of changes to grip pressure at the wrong timing. Changes to grip pressure need to happen a …
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​Pro tip - program the subconscious mind

​Pro tip - program the subconscious mind

Pro tip - program the subconscious mindWhile teaching courses is how I make my living, I will be the first to say that taking firearms courses is an incomplete formula to learning the necessary skill …
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​Pro tip - track the sights

​Pro tip - track the sights

Pro tip - track the sightsMost people align the sights very well before the shot goes off. But, what do your eyes do when the gun is in mid-recoil? A lot of people blink. Some people allow their focus …
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​Pro tip - trigger leverage

​Pro tip - trigger leverage

Pro tip - trigger leverageMost handguns (1911's excluded) have triggers that pivot on a fulcrum point. That being the case, you should treat the trigger as a lever ... because it is a lever. Leverage, …
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​Pro tip - your ready position

​Pro tip - your ready position

Pro tip - your ready positionThe "ready position", "ready area", "work space", "work station", or whatever your favorite instructor calls it, is the spot in space you choose to default your hands to w …
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​Pro tip - avoid blinking

​Pro tip - avoid blinking

If there's nothing wrong with your gun and ammo, you should be able to see the sights misalign the nano second before discharging any errant shots. In order to see the sights while an explosion is goi …
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​Pro tip - inspect your ammo

​Pro tip - inspect your ammo

Pro tip - inspect your ammoBe sure to thoroughly inspect your defensive ammo for deformation before putting it into use. You're already taking the responsibility to provide your own personal protectio …
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​Pro tip - the big 3

​Pro tip - the big 3

Pro tip - the big 3The big 3 fundamentals that have to happen if you want to hit what you're shooting at are grip, sights, and trigger ... in that order. I'm not trying to take away from any other sho …
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