Firearms Training

Discover firearms tactics and techniques, training tips, and shooting drills for at home and on the range to help you hone your practical skills and self-defense mindset.

Are You Training as Much as the Bad Guys?

Kevin Michalowski — September 4, 2017

Let’s not fall into the trap of thinking that we are better trained than the bad guys. Criminals don’t really… Read More

Open Your Mind About Firearms Training

Kevin Michalowski — August 21, 2017

If you always do what you’ve always done, you will always have what you have always had. Progress can come… Read More

Are You Training for a Real Gunfight?

Kevin Michalowski — July 31, 2017

If you are standing at the 25-yard line shooting tiny, little groups, you are practicing your marksmanship skills — NOT… Read More

Continuing Your Firearms Training

Mike Brickner — June 13, 2017

If you have been around the firearms community for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard someone say that shooting… Read More

High-Tech Firearms Training

Kevin Michalowski — May 8, 2017

Would you like real-time feedback on your pistol shooting mechanics? The MantisX Training System uses a sensor attached to your… Read More

When Firearms Training Falls (Terribly) Short

John Caile — January 27, 2017

At the USCCA, many of us are long-time firearms and carry instructors ourselves, so we are always curious about what… Read More