Trigger Control, The Key To Success At the recent SHOT Show held in Las Vegas, Nevada, I once again had an opportunity to mingle with the experts and professionals in the shooting industry. Coupled with the on-going study of how to shoot well and correctly, I found some more pearls of wisdom. I had the [...]
The BANG We Never Want To Hear. The term we often use when a firearm discharges unintentionally is “accidental discharge”. In most cases, a more accurate term would be “negligent discharge” as a safety rule was neglected or forgotten or worse yet, ignored. Those who are involved in firearms instruction and training hear stories about [...]
The Dirty Little Secret: Call 911 and probably, you will DIE. In an earlier contribution to the Defense Actions blog, I mentioned the “dirty little secrets” I share with students in Utah Concealed Firearm Permit courses. The one that gets the most attention and even shocked reactions is when I point out that the police [...]
According to Massad Ayoob, the Commandments of Concealed Carry! Most, in the civilized world, are familiar with the Biblical 10 Commandments. I’d like to review another set of commandments that pertains to concealed carry as written in several sources by author and expert Massad Ayoob. I have seen this in several articles and a couple [...]
My Gun Won’t Fire…What Am I Missing In My Practice Sessions? As a firearms instructor, I along with others, often see gun stoppages in practice or qualification. While reading an article by Massod Ayoob in the October 2008 issue of Guns and Weapons for Law Enforcement I was reminded again for the importance of knowing [...]
And You Wonder Why Responsible People Want To Carry A Firearm! National Crime Statistics show that the weapon of choice for criminals is the handgun. National firearm restrictions, passed by the Federal Government, attempts to restrict firearm purchases by offenders. However, the offenders in this study stated that NONE of these laws or statutes deterred [...]
IN HOME PERSONAL DEFENSE WEAPON & FIREARM CHOICES In home weapons choices can be confusing! Individuals who do not shoot regularly and are not comfortable with guns are confronted by a number of choices when considering how to best defend their homes and families from an intruder. There are a number of choices from big [...]
This is a true story; what would you have done? On the Front Sight Weekly Blog from Monday Feb. 14, Dr. Ignatius Piazza has posted two videos. One is a homeowner from Colorado who had fought off a home invasion, the other is the Denver Area District Attorney. What caught my interest was some of [...]
Using the correct terms can make all the difference in the world!
Its the simple, little things, that can help us be safer, more defensive, or prevent our success!!!