Shooting 101

Everyone wants to get to the advanced stages of training. The truth is the foundation is the most important part of a practitioners growth. It is always easier to learn correctly from the onset versus relearning through bad habits. Advanced skills are nothing more than the basic fundamentals being performed on a subconscious level with fluidity and precision. Focus on what’s important.

Shooting Stance

How to position your body when shooting a handgun for Concealed Carry. Good marksmanship for multiple shots starts with a good foundation. We cover the basics of a solid stance with firearms. Learn the right way and the wrong way.

How To Aim Iron Sight

Learn to use your handgun sights for fast effective hits. Learn the basic technique of aiming your front and rear iron sights to hit the desired target.

You don’t need fancy scopes to be an accurate shooter. Practice good marksmanship with your standard iron sights.

How to Unload a Pistol

Unloading a Pistol/Handgun drill:
1. Remove the Magazine
2. Cycle the Slide. Think CYCLE CYCLE CYCLE
3. Inspect the Chamber. Look away and do it again.

Safety first.

How to Load a Pistol

There is a right and a wrong way to program yourself to perform basic functions like loading the pistol or handgun. It is important not only that you learn the correct methods, but train those movements until they can be performed on a subconscious level.

How are you holding the magazine? Where is the pistol during the loading process? Safety is also a must, no matter what.

Learn the right way.

HHow to Grip a Pistol

Getting a good grip on your pistol is vital to quickly put multiple rounds on a target. In the previous “How many bullets does it take?” episode we learned commonly one shot isn’t enough.

Tips for a good pistol or handgun grip include:

• High grip with thumbs forward
• Cam weak hand forward to allow good contact with palm on grip
• Contact on the grip frame is key. Contact = friction. Friction = Control.
• Make sure hands are up tight to trigger guard and backstrap. Movement = muzzle rise and misses
• Clamp down like you mean it. We are training for a gun fight, not laser tag.

Learning how to hold a pistol will get you shooting with confidence. Learn how to use your weapon and be a responsible concealed carry gun owner.

Training with Dummy Rounds

Hone your skills by using dummy rounds both in dry fire and live fire practice. Mastery of the fundamentals separates the hobbyist from the skilled.

Intro to Drawing from Concealment with Mickey Schuch

Intro to drawing from Concealment with Concealed Carry Instructor Mickey Schuch, president of Carry Trainer. Schuch discusses why a quick draw is important. He then demonstrates the proper draw stroke from 3 o’clock and appendix carry including: how to handle cover garments, getting your master grip and pressing out for a shot.

Training the proper draw stroke should be as fast and smooth as possible.

How Many Bullets Do You Need? Gun Training for Multiple Shots & Attackers

A five or seven shot handgun is all you need… or is it? How many bullets does it take to stop a fight? The answer always is, “As many as it takes.”

Mickey Schuch covers basic techniques for defending against multiple attackers, drugged assailants, and the body armor drill. Rapid fire to stop an assailant. With practice you can combine speed with multiple shots on target, to stop threats.

In the video Mickey Schuch uses his Glock 19… shooting fast with multiple rounds on target.

Better Shooting for Concealed Carry

Mikey Schuch discusses improving your shooting accuracy and speed with tighter group shooting and drills on a timer.

Concealed Carry Drill for Speed and Accuracy

1. Put a 4 inch circle on the target.
2. Go out to 10 yards.
3. Load 10 Rounds.
4. Draw from your holster in a timer and put 10 rounds in the circle.