Weapons Training



AMERICAN COP | Through The Centuries

My first trip to the American Pistol Institute (now known as Gunsite) was in 1976, shortly after it was founded by Jeff Cooper. When asked how many times I have been there I honestly answer, “I don’t know.” In addition to classes and industry events, I normally go to Gunsite twice a year. These trips are special, themed events coordinated by Dick Williams. Just a few of the past events include Handgun Passions, Past and [...]

By |July 20th, 2021|

Trigger Talk

By |October 23rd, 2014|

To show how various factors influence trigger pull quality, I thought it might be useful to follow the process in reverse — we’ll start with the firing pin. The primer must be struck both fast and hard. The firing pin can be pinned directly to the hammer, it can be [...]

Triggers: Two Or One?

By |February 6th, 2012|

As a firearms instructor I’m intrigued by the handguns students choose. Under the premise the selection is based on the student’s personal skills, which is sometimes questionable, I think some select a gun because it’s cool or the chicks dig it factor. Yet another, and probably the poorest reason for [...]

Sniper Rifle Accuracy

By |June 10th, 2011|

Just How Much Is Enough? Over the past few decades, law enforcement has been subjected to a barrage of input on sniping, counter sniping or precision rifle — pick your term. Much of this is due to the massive interest in the military applications of snipers. Unfortunately, a police application [...]

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