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My Range Won’t Let Me: The Theory Behind Your Range Time

December 7, 2011 by

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The following post is an excerpt from My Range Won’t Let Me, an eBook discussing the issues that most of us face in trying to train realistically and effectively in restrictive environments. To read the rest of the article, you can download the book when it becomes available this January. Mostly, I want this book […]

My Range Won’t Let Me

November 30, 2011 by

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For the month of December here at the Gentleman Adventurer, I’ll be posting a series of excerpts and photos from a new eBook I’m working on entitled My Range Won’t Let Me. The purpose of the book is to help establish meaningful training exercises for “normal” shooters – every day people who need to develop and maintain […]

Firing Line Confessional

November 16, 2011 by

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I’ve written extensively in the past about the need for integrity in our training. Integrity, as it relates to firearms training, is the concept that we should train with the some equipment and techniques that we are going to use in real life. This may sound basic, but most of us don’t realize the things […]

Trigger Control

November 9, 2011 by

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“I don’t like revolvers. They’re just not as accurate with that heavy trigger pull.” It’s the most frequent complaint I, as the local “gunny” and avowed wheelgun apologist, hear about revolvers. Usually, it’s from someone who is used to shooting a single-action or safe-action pistol. I will usually proceed to point out to them the […]

Press the Trigger Until the Threat Has Stopped

November 2, 2011 by

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For the last three weeks, we’ve been looking at the fundamentals of combat shooting and how they differ from the fundamentals of target shooting. For the purposes of our training, we defined the fundamentals of combat shooting as: Orient yourself toward the threat Extend the handgun toward the threat Press the trigger until the threat […]

Extend Toward the Threat

October 27, 2011 by

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For the last two weeks, we’ve been looking at the fundamentals of combat shooting and how they differ from the fundamentals of target shooting. For the purposes of our training, we defined the fundamentals of combat shooting as: Orient yourself toward the threat Extend the handgun toward the threat Press the trigger until the threat […]

Orienting Yourself Towards the Threat

October 19, 2011 by

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Last week we started a look at the fundamentals of combat shooting, specifically as they relate to the fighting revolver. We determined that combat shooting fundamentals are not the same as target shooting fundamentals, and defined the former thusly: Orient yourself toward the threat Extend the handgun toward the threat Press the trigger until the […]