The tactical reload: what it is, why we use it, how it’s done A tactical reload is a reload performed when the partially full magazine or cylinder of a handgun is replaced with a full magazine (for semiautos) or extra rounds (in revolvers), returning the firearm to full or nearer-to-full capacity. For semiautos, the partially […]
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A while back, the owners of ConcealedCarry.com asked working shooters to contribute a favorite tip for an article and podcast. While I’m no match champion, I can hold my own on just about any pistol or carbine qualification required of people who carry guns on the job. My humble contribution to this conversation, which included […]
Most humans have a dominant hand that they favor. Similarly, we also have a dominant eye that sends signals to our brain faster and more efficiently. Outside of a little trivia about human eye physiology, understanding eye dominance can help you shoot better. Determining Your Dominant Eye: Maybe you already know which eye is your […]
So you’ve gone to the store and bought a shiny new (or not shiny, depending on your tastes) handgun, did the responsible thing and took your concealed carry permit class, and you’re now good to go. Right? You can now carry your gun wherever you’re allowed to, based upon the state in which you live. […]
Today Riley and Matthew discuss the 80/20 rule as it relates to developing and maintaining skills that may or may not make a difference in a gunfight. What things should we be focusing on more of the time that makes the most difference? What sort of things do we commonly see people practice, but it […]
Today Riley and Matthew talk about drawing from the holster in a different context, and context is what it’s all about for today’s episode. It is super critical to be comfortable with handling your firearm and being able to consistently and quickly draw from the holster and put shots on target. But is draw speed […]