SHOP Talk: See What You Need To See

P365 XRAY3 Day/Night Sights

On this episode of SHOP Talk with Riley, he goes into depth on sight picture, eye dominance, and what you need to see in order to shoot your gun effectively. Personally speaking, one thing I’m working on is getting used to not completely lining up the sights at close distances. What I mean, and this…

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Episode 333: The Secret to Winning a Gunfight – Dave Spaulding

Today, Riley talks with Dave Spaulding of Handgun Combatives. Riley recently went through Dave’s Kinetic Combat Pistol course here in Colorado where the importance of moving with purpose was drilled into the students. Dave has been instructing for nearly 40 years in law enforcement, SWAT and civilian capacities. Dave has a unique non-BS approach to teaching only what is relevant and proven to help good people win gunfights decisively.

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Episode 327: Finding Your Sights Quickly – Jerry Miculek

Today, Riley and Jacob interview Jerry Miculek, one of the most recognizable faces of competitive shooting and who is considered by many to be the greatest shooter of all time. Well recognized for his fast trigger finger, we will dive deep with Jerry into sight acquisition, sight picture, transitions, and ! Tune in and your thoughts and questions with us as well!

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Episode 250: The 80/20 Rule of Gunfighting Skills

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 of the time that makes the most difference? What sort of things do we commonly see people practice, but it will make little difference for them in reality while they have other things they still lack and need to work on first. Maximize your training and get 80% of the results from 20% of work!

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3 Dry Fire Drills You Need

Guardian Nation Dry-Fire Course

It is hard to say what are the best dry fire drills. But these drills are 3 that I use routinely in my dry fire practice routine. If you haven’t heard, we think dry fire practice is incredibly beneficial for anyone who shoots. Over the years we have published so many articles describing its benefits.…

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Episode 86: Busted at the Border – Interstate Travel

Riley just returned from an epic 3000+ mile road trip to Alabama and back, Jacob was on the road traveling as well, so our thoughts were recently on interstate travel and considerations that cannot be overloed when packing heat and crossing state s. Today the guys break a lot of it down plus recent lessons learned from their experiences. Check it out….

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