Understanding the Biomechanics of the Pistol Grip

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The thumbs forward grip is considered the modern day standard for handgun shooting. This grip is extremely important in developing good shooting habits.  Although many people use it, many people…

The Truth About ‘Israeli Carry’

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The People of the Gun have little time for “Israeli carry.” They scoff at the idea of carrying a pistol with an empty chamber. “Why add an extra step to a defensive…

Self-Defense Tip: Distance Determines Technique

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At my Krav Maga classes I stress the simple fact that different techniques are effective at different distances. When you are better off engaging in hand-to-hand or knife combat? When should…

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IWA Highlights: Ritter & Stark, H&K and Trijicon

The IWA — Europe’s SHOT Show — just concluded in Nuremberg. Here are a few items I found that could be headed to The Land of the Free and the…

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Gear Review: Trijicon HD XR Sights

I first encountered Trijicon sights in the IDF (Israeli Defense Force). I received the Trijicon ACOG sight for my M4 rifle and never looked back (so to speak). Since then, Trijicon…