The Training Design Cycle, Pushing Yourself to The Next Level

How do the best shooters constantly push themselves to the next level?  They constantly modify their training to meet their goals, and they constantly set the bar higher each time they accomplish a goal.  In this article, I will attempt to describe the “Training Design and Execution Cycle”, and offer … Continue reading

10-Sesson Approach to Training Prioritization

Reprinted:  Ten Sessions- Your Solution to Training Prioritization  I got an email from Mike Hughes the other day (owner of Next Level Training, and the SIRT pistol design www.nextleveltraining.com) and he attached a spreadsheet of his weekly priorities for training.  It intrigued me because he approaches training much like I do, … Continue reading

Using The R.E.A.P. Test To Pick A Good Carry Gun

Take from Your Defensive Handgun Training Program (book)- Key Considerations in Selecting a Firearm – When selecting a gun for defensive purposes, I use what I call the R.E.A.P. test.  This acronym stands for: reliability, ergonomics, accuracy and power.  For me, reliability is number one, because in a gunfight, as … Continue reading