We look at everything as a possible weapon but our Primary Weapons are firearm and knife. Like anything, good training and focused practice is required to obtain and maintain a proficient skill set.
The number three position is used for weapon retention in close-quarters situations. 3 to 6 feet or so. If you are a concealed carrier you really should shoot from this position to get an idea as to what it’s like. I would think most ranges would allow you to shoot from this position even though […]
First time cleaning the Sig P320 after over 3,000 rounds 31 hours of live-fire training and nearly 20 hours of dry fire training. Really a great Testament to the Sig P320
This is for when they’re right on top of you. This is your first close quarters firing position referred to as the high 2 position. Notice the location of the other hand against the body
Another great defensive pistol League scenario. This one is a bump in the night. Think of it like you’re reaching for your nightstand and dealing with one or possibly multiple targets while in an unusual shooting position. If you never do it you never have experience to pull from in the future.
Great stage at the defensive pistol League in Frostproof Florida simulating dragging your buddy backwards while engaging targets. This was 125 lb sled
A glimpse into the weapon of choice for practical hapkido.
This is a high-level overview of the application of Players to the Game to Handgun disarms by Grandmaster Michael Patrick.
This particular drill was for somebody that is right on top of you and may even be holding a gun to your lower back. As was seen on a recent video. In this drill you should focus on as you turn using your body to Shield or disguise the draw. This way the weapon comes […]
This is a great drill you should be able to do in most indoor ranges it will help you practicing failure to fire with tap rack solution, mag changes and reacquiring Target, sight picture, sight alignment Etc.
It’s all about the basics nothing else. Garment clearing, establish grip, draw stroke, sight picture sight alignment, trigger pull and follow through. Rinse and repeat.
Many individuals train in gun disarms and weapon retention, but few focus on preventing the drawing of the weapon. In this video, Grandmaster Patrick demonstrates a technique for doing so. Always remember that such techniques are only to be used in the gravest of circumstances.
One of many ways to deal with somebody blowing up on you and threatening
This dry fire drill takes you through 5 different draws strokes. Everybody always trains strong side and fast draw. It’s time to expose yourself to things that are sometimes sucky but have to be addressed.
A lot of things happen at a Freaky Tiki event. Training, techniques and concepts, but above all, it’s experience. It is experiencing an event that will likely stress you and cause you to think and have to act while under pressure. It’s not uncommon to see physical shakes from participants.
The Freaky Tiki is a scenario based event meant to challenge the practitioner and give them an opportunity to bring their martial arts out of the dojo and into a unique and scenario based event. Set at the Seffner Tiki Hut students will have the opportunity to work through multiple scenarios over a three hour […]
One of the stages at Universal Shooting Academy’s Defensive Pistol League. Great fun and skill building all at the same time.
Repetition is the key to this game. Many cant afford all the costs associated with going to the range a lot. It can get a bit costly. That does not mean that your practice is on hold. Dry fire, dry fire… dry fire. It is great training and will help the new or first time […]
A look at dry fire training, tactics and safety from inside the car. Dry fire training is of huge benefit to the concealed carrier. The more you handle your firearm, the more comfortable you become with it. Nothing really takes the place of live fire, but I believe one should dedicate 3 times that time […]
Having plaster walls in my home, I needed to know for myself just how tough my walls are and the penetrating power of my home defense rounds. In this test I used Corbon hollow points and some standard Winchester white box FMJ to check out penetration along with Gallus gallus domesticus used for poor mans […]
This is a great drill you can do it an indoor range and add some specific purpose to your training
Dynamic footwork and weapon access. Notice how I’m explosively trying to get off line and when I had a garment hang up, I moved a bit more while rectifying it.
Early morning quick workout with dry fire. Push ups were there to add muscle fatigue to the drill. The squats with dry fire replicate popping up from behind cover such as a car and will give you a leg workout.
This is a great drill you can do when you’re stuck in a pigeon hole at a typical Indoor Range. It will help you with trigger control, sight picture and other things.
Often times many are stuck at a range in a cube and unable to do draw or anything other than punch holes in paper. Well here is a drill that can be done and is very valuable in establishing a strong two hand grip. A strong grip will also give you much better recoil management. […]