Controversy and gun handling techniques go hand in hand. Any time there is a new technique introduced or an unorthodox technique gets widespread exposure (no matter how long it has been in use), there will be all manner of instructors, shooters and spectators chiming in on the usefulness or stupidity of the technique. Recently, the […]
Aaron from Sage Dynamics talks setting up and running a Threshold Evaluation Drill – basic techniques on how to work corners, clearing/searching rooms, how to enter hallways, etc.
The subject of secondary, or “back-up”, guns has been debated to death over the years, and I’d rather not beat that dead horse. But, I’m asked about it on a regular basis and I think I might be able to throw in a few thoughts that are often left out of the debate.
Many things are important to the development of solid firearms skills: safety, knowledge of the fundamentals, firearm confidence, professional training and dedicated practice to name a few. These focuses don’t occur in a vacuum; they work together and help us be a better shooter. It’s a never ending process of self-assessment that is challenging, fun […]
Aaron Cowan from Sage Dynamics covers some basic low light techniques and offers advice for the everyday carry of a handheld light. Special guest appearance by Matt Powell of Pramek fame.
In this video, Aaron from Sage Dynamics explains and demonstrates one quick and effective method to create shoot/don’t shoot drills, as well as ways to force movement and 3D problem solving.
Aaron Cowan from Sage Dynamics explains and demonstrates a versatile drill that helps add more realism and challenge to practice on ranges that allow free movement.
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 […]
Natalie Foster discusses the importance of women getting self-defense training and having the ability to protect themselves.
Aaron from Sage Dynamics covers the two most common handgun malfunctions, and clearing methods for both. In my opinion, if you carry a gun, you should practice clearing malfunctions regularly.