What is a Firearm Zero A firearm zero is the relationship between your sights and the impact of a bullet at a given distance. Obtaining a zero is analogous to taring (zeroing out) a scale to a fixed datum. Zeroing is the process of adjusting the sights so the Point of Aim is the Point of Impact at a given […]
Intro Balancing speed and accuracy is a critical skill in both competitive shooting and combat/defensive marksmanship. Too much accuracy usually means that you are probably shooting too slow, while too much speed usually means that you are not accurate enough. Disclaimer This blog post DOES NOT constitute or form an instructor-student relationship between the author (me) and the reader (you). […]
Overture It is commonly taught that Aiming and Trigger Control are the most important Marksmanship Fundamentals. However, I am about to make the case that poor Follow-Through is often misdiagnosed as poor Trigger Control. There is a reason the NRA recommends using smaller caliber guns (like .22LR) in order to help remove distractions. Aiming and trigger control is the same […]
“Habit hardens the body for great exertions, strengthens the heart in great peril. Habit breeds that priceless quality, calm, which, passing from rifleman to commander will lighten the task.” – Clausewitz “I’ve been shooting all my life…” This post is part rant and part public service announcement. I would venture to say that most firearms instructors can relate to the […]
When lights began to first be mounted to rifles, it was an afterthought using crude mounts or adhesive tape. Over time, mounting options began to evolve and become more purpose driven. However, the idea was the same: make a device that interfaces between a gun and an ordinary flashlight.
GTA TN This past weekend, motorists on I-24 in Coffee County, TN experienced extreme violence and chaos as a coward went on a grand theft auto killing spree. Sadly, he managed to kill three and injure three before killing himself. The last person he executed was a man in front of his pregnant wife. This post in no way seeks to […]
Shot anticipation (flinching) is the natural reaction most people have when they pull the trigger of a firearm. It is the involuntary “dipping” of the muzzle just before the shot breaks. In my experience, it is the most common reason people miss the target.