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Close Quarters Shooting, Reality in Context

Every instructor has a particular skillset that they pay special attention to; be it the mechanical fundamentals, precision accuracy at distance or more dynamic skills such as speed shooting.  This doesn’t mean that other important skills are ignored, far from it.  Rather (at least in my case) it makes the focus more evident in that […]

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Are You Listening?

Two weeks ago, a mile from where I grew up, an 85-year-old man was brutally murdered in his home. Rumor has it he was beaten and strangled; the official cause of death has yet to be announced. Signs are the bedroom was ransacked in what appears to be a burglary/murder. Time will tell.

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Vision Under Stress

I remember that it took forever to clear my shirt off my gun, I yanked up on it so hard with my off hand, just like I had been trained, that the bottom buttons were torn right off the shirt. I found my gun and drew, my first round was from the hip. The shot […]

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Sage Dynamics Handgun Reload Methods

Aaron Cowan from Sage Dynamics talks handgun reloads, and addresses some common controversies. Is it a slide stop only, or is it also a slide release? Do you instead use some variation of the slingshot method? What if you’re shooting left-handed on a gun setup for a right-handed person, how does this affect how you […]

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Drawing from Concealment

Aaron Cowan from Sage Dynamics covers two methods for drawing from concealment and clearing a cover garment for outside the waistband (OWB), inside the waistband (IWB) and appendix inside the waistband (AIWB) concealed carry holsters.

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