DA/SA: Not the Best Choice for Newer Shooters

 No doubt unbeknownst to most readers of this blog, my first four handguns were double-action/single-action (hereafter DA/SA) pistols.  These were classic Sig Sauer handguns:  the P229, P226, P220, and P6 (a.k.a., P225), purchased in that order.  I mention this because I want the reader to understand that I did not buy a Glock as my […]

Useful Training Tools

With all the training I have done over the last few years, I thought it might be useful to make a list of useful training items to have.  As such, this article can serve as a handy complement to my article on preparing for your first firearms class.  The items discussed in this list, however, are specific […]

Appendix Carry: Misplaced Controversy?

This is an article I didn’t think I would write!  I felt like John’s article covered this topic very well. However, I’ve been seeing a lot of chatter on the web about appendix inside-the-waistband carry (AIWB), particularly since Larry Vickers banned the use of this method of carry in his classes. Other well-known instructors, if not banning […]

Firearms Safety

As this is a firearms centric blog, it’s only appropriate that we should discuss firearms safety. Indeed, anyone who has spent any time around firearms has probably either witnessed or read about a negligent discharge. Don’t let it happen to you! In this post, I will attempt to synthesize firearms safety concepts from a variety […]