Basic Shooting Skills

Instruction before concealed carry class helps new shooter.

Handgun Training Class: A Bit of Reading Beforehand Helped

The announcement said “Learn to Shoot Pistols!” With a Combat Focus Shooting clinic on my schedule for June, I thought this local basic handgun training class would be a good way to avoid showing up at the clinic completely unprepared.

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Targets for Precision Shooting

There are no special targets that will make us better shooters. To be better shooters we need to use targets for shooting a lot and regularly. Here are some good targets for long-range shooting.

First group ever with a pistol. Corey’s instruction using Massad’s principles seems to work well. A half hour of basic instruction in the fundamentals can get you up and running with good technique. Don’t spend years developing bad habits or think you can learn to shoot a handgun by watching others (and certainly not from what you see on television or in movies!).

Shooting a Pistol: Instruction is Key to Success

A half hour of basic instruction in the fundamentals of shooting a pistol can get you up and running with good technique. Don’t spend years developing bad habits or think you can learn to shoot a handgun by watching others (and certainly not from what you see on television or in movies!).

Handgun training from Gun Digest

Choosing a Handgun: Hand Size & Strength Matters

Whether you’re interested in hunting, competition, concealed carry or self defense, you can find a handgun that fits. When deciding between a revolver and an autoloader, the size and strength of your hands is an important consideration.

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Shooting Well: It’s All in Your Head

Physical gifts aside, practice makes you a marksman - assuming, of course, you can think straight, according to popular Gun Digest author Wayne van Zwoll.

No matter your concealed carry gun or holster combination, you must practice with it.

Save Money When You Practice

One of the key elements of being effective with your concealed carry handgun is building the muscle memory you need to automatically function in a high-stress environment. The other elements include proper mindset and situational awareness, but we will talk about those later. Right now it’s all about practice. Those with a cynical view...