This episode contains a review of Defensive Pistol 1 with Karl Rehn and a listener voice mail about DA/SA triggers, and more!
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This episode is all about what happened last week. Ben and traveled behind the iron curtain to teach a class in Illinois. We have packed a lot of very good handgun shooting information into this week’s episode. I also inject my opinion – of course!
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I interviewed a couple of experienced shooters to find out what they do to prepare for using their firearms in self defense.
How to deal with a hostage taker, shooting from a vehicle, fighting with your gun at night, couples defense and more probable vs. possible. Jon Hodoway is my guest to analyze and discuss these topics and how they apply to concealed carry.
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Ben Branam and I discuss how to cheat in a gunfight. We discuss beginners vs. advanced shooters and what the major differences are. But at the end of the day, learning how to cheat to win, might just save your life.
This week is about the differences between military and civilian firearms training. Ben Branam joins me to discuss this topic. His military firearms training experiences clearly point out the advantages and disadvantages of both methods. There are some very good points and bad points about each. We discuss team tactics, defensive tactics and more. We also discuss how they can be applied in every day life.
You never know when and where someone who want’s to harm you, will strike. Often times we are in a compromised position or perhaps your attacker is even so close, that they are at arm’s length or even closer! Violent encounters don’t happen like a competition match. There’s no timer, no scoring system and no re-shoot. Not to make fun of competition at all, because as you know, I totally enjoy it and support the shooting sports. But the main topic of this show is what to think about when shooting at arm’s length distance. So I reviewed and excellent article by Jon Payne of Suarez International on this subject. Some of this is from my personal experience during the training I recently took under him. Also, Jon Hodoway has more to say on how to pick a firearms trainer and ammunition ballistics. You’ll also learn about the Wall Drill. A dry fire practice technique taught by an Army Reserve shooting instructor. I also cover some listener emails on subjects like the Glock 26 as a back up gun and appendix carry. Finally, you’ll hear my review of the Smith and Wesson model 39-2. I recently had a chance to shoot one for the first time. Links for all of these can be found on the Gun Rights Radio Network forum. Thanks for listening, Bob Mayne, HandgunWorld Show.
I did a 3 way Skype call with Steve Zopfi and Rick Breneman, hosts of the Power Factor Show. This turned into a roundtable discussion on everything from concealed carry to training, NRA certification and CCW laws. This conversation took a lot of interesting twists and turns. It’s fun when a planned conversation changes course a few times. This is un-edited, except for the trailer at the end. Steve even challenges me on a couple of issues, which I think was kind of cool. Rick talks a lot about his NRA certifications and the value of the NRA courses. Steve discusses the IPSC 101 training classes he does and in addition, we discussed how we feel about the training required for concealed carry permits. Very little discussion is on what happens in competition however. Thanks for listening and please remember that everyone who invests in version 2 of my Shooters Club Podcast gets a free raffle ticket, to win an admission to Suarez International’s Close Range Gunfighting course on May 28,29th in Dallas. Winner will be announced May 16th. Click here to get signed up. Bob Mayne, HandgunWorld Show.
Too much discussion takes place about guns and shooting equipment that really doesn’t matter too much. What I mean by that is that it doesn’t help your ability to shoot and defend yourself too much. My guest, Jon Hodoway, on this show really makes this point quite nicely. He also recently won the Central Florida Tactical Conference shooting match. He’s also a firearms trainer for the Massad Ayoob Group. Among other topics such as Glocks that sometimes jam, range rental guns, how to test a gun, and the Ron Avery drill, we spend quite a bit of time talking about the less than important stuff that internet ninja’s and internet commandos spend a lot of time on. You may find yourself asking the question, what should I really do to improve my defensive shooting skills? I think you will find that answer in this podcast. – Bob Mayne, Handgun World Show