Marksmanship Fundamentals

The Best Firearm and Meditation Podcasts
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The Best Firearm and Meditation Podcasts

The American Warrior Show If it wasn’t clear from the title, this best firearms podcast is all about warriors and self-defense. Mike Seeklander hosts the show and is also the owner and founder of the American Warrior Society where there are forums on everything from guns and tactics to medicine and fitness. The John 1911…

How To Aim a Pistol The Right Way – Navy SEAL Shooting Fundamentals
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How To Aim a Pistol The Right Way – Navy SEAL Shooting Fundamentals

How to Aim a Handgun Using Sight Alignment First I’d like to introduce sight alignment. How to aim a handgun with Sight alignment involves your front and rear sights. Most pistols have an open sighting system, meaning your rear sight is “U” shaped and your front sight is “I” shaped. To align the sights, you…

Committing Learning and Memory for Long Term
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Committing Learning and Memory for Long Term

When you learn something new, whether it’s someone’s name or a shooting technique, the knowledge is initially stored in your short-term memory. Your recall of this knowledge will be best in the moments immediately following your learning it. As time passes, maybe several hours or a few days, you lose some of the details of…

Learn to Shoot at Home—It’s Easier, Cheaper, and Will Make You Better
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Learn to Shoot at Home—It’s Easier, Cheaper, and Will Make You Better

​​You are going to save time and money by learning how to stand, grip the firearm, focus, and aim the gun at home. I am here to save you money, people, and make you better shooters. If you do make it to the range for a shooting course, that’s great, but you’re going to have questions after the lesson and after…

Online Shooting Course – 7 Reasons My Method Will Make You Better
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Online Shooting Course – 7 Reasons My Method Will Make You Better

​​​​​1. I’m a certified firearms instructor with a proven track record. ​There are some very good firearms instructors out there. The problem is, you’ll need to weed out the ones who claim they are instructors because they were in the military, law enforcement, or their grandpa just taught them really well, to find the good…

How To Build Shooting Confidence For Firearms
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How To Build Shooting Confidence For Firearms

Confidence is like a muscle, if you work it, it’s going to grow. And becoming a more confident person is easy if you know what to do. Here are five techniques that lay it out and make it easy  How To Build Shooting Confidence For Firearms 1. ​PRACTICE ​By simply practicing whatever you want to…

What is Dry Fire Training and How it Can Help You Stop Wasting Money at the Range
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What is Dry Fire Training and How it Can Help You Stop Wasting Money at the Range

I know most of you are just like me and want to get better at shooting, but don’t have the time or resources needed to improve or maintain this critical skill. When I was in the SEAL teams I basically had unlimited supplies of ammunition and was paid to perfect my skills – it was…

Stages Of Skill Development And The Best Way To Master It
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Stages Of Skill Development And The Best Way To Master It

Skill Development Stages Unconscious Incompetence The first of the five stages, unconscious incompetence, is pretty straightforward. At this stage, you don’t understand or know how to execute the skill (incompetence) but you also may not even recognize the lack of the skill in your life (unconscious). This stage of skill development will see you question…

How to Get Rid of Poor Shooting Habits Once And For All
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How to Get Rid of Poor Shooting Habits Once And For All

Practicing at the range. The way most people learn to shoot is at a live fire range. They go to a range and get handed a live firearm and are told, “If you do anything wrong, someone could die.” They don’t know how to stand, grip the gun, aim, focus, or manipulate the trigger. The…

Firearms Focused Fitness (Functional Fitness and Shooting)
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Firearms Focused Fitness (Functional Fitness and Shooting)

After over 20 years in the military, I’ve made firearms focused fitness or functional fitness the cornerstone of all my training. But I see many in the military and law enforcement out of shape and even obese. It’s a proven fact that you’re more likely to use excessive force if you’re out of shape for…