Firearms journalist extraordinaire Richard A. Mann tells us why, as good a shooter as you may be, you’re never good enough.
“Obviously, as you progress through your training, you can tell if you are improving. The question many want to know is, “How will Iknow when I am good enough?”
Sorry. You can never be good enough. You should never stop training and you should never assume you’re talented enough with a defensive handgun to solve any problem. … Your skill level is something you need to know, if for no other reason than so you can improve upon it.”–Richard A. Mann, from his upcoming book with Gun Digest on handgun training, debuting Spring 2013
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About the Author: Jennifer L.S. Pearsall joined Gun Digest in summer 2011 as a books editor. She began her career selling guns in a retail gun shop and handgun range in Northern Virginia in the early 1990s. Recruited by the NRA to join its editorial staff in 1999, she then went on to succeed as a freelance writer and photographer. She's been a competitive shooter in many disciplines, including sporting clays, IPSC, and metallic blackpowder cartridge silhouette, and she has been an avid hunter for many years.
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