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An All or Nothing Example: AIWB by Darren LaSorte

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Darren LaSorte is a genuinely good guy. Scratch that, he's a genuinely awesome guy. He has spent most of his adult life working full time in jobs to promote & protect the Second Amendment freedoms that we enjoy, in particular as a key member of the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action. This ...

Initial Thoughts on New IDPA Rulebook

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

I've only read through it once and scratched some very rough notes but here are some of the issues that particularly stood out to me: Safety. The new book has some rather complicated and sometimes contradictory rules about safety. Section F1(B) states that "unsafe gunhandling will result in immediate disqualification (DQ)." ...

A True Heirloom in the Making

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Of all the guns I own, very few are meaningful enough to me that I wouldn’t sell them. Guns, to me, are tools rather than commodities or keepsakes. The first gun I ever bought — embarrassingly a Taurus PT-99 — was sold within about a year of purchase. The same ...

Coast to Coast Success in Oklahoma City

Monday, October 29th, 2012

The last pistol-training.com class of 2012, a combined 3-day Appendix Carry Workshop and Aim Fast Hit Fast, was held this past weekend in Oklahoma City. Students from all over the country attended, including a gentleman from Maine who cut short his vacation in California! And the mix worked out just right, ...

Holstering AIWB

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Yute on pistol-forum.com put together an outstanding photo array demonstrating the proper (and improper) ways to holster a pistol if you carry AIWB*. He uses a SIRT pistol to show exactly where the gun is pointed at various steps in the holstering process. With a little effort, the muzzle can be ...

IN, OK, and PA Classes Added

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Four classes added for later this year: Chandler, OK — 25 May 2012 — Appendix Carry Workshop Chandler, OK — 26-27 May 2012 — Aim Fast, Hit Fast Pittsburgh, PA — 22-23 September 2012 — Aim Fast, Hit Fast Indianapolis, IN — 20-21 October 2012 — Aim Fast, Hit Fast The Oklahoma and Indiana classes traditionally fill up far ...

Glock 17 gen4 Endurance Test: Week 19

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

28,169 rounds 6 stoppages (+1 w/non-LCI extractor) 0 malfunctions 0 parts breakages Nothing particularly exciting to report about the test gun this week. I pulled the trigger a bunch and it went bang every time. The Trijicon HD sights evaluation continues. They're not perfect, but they do all the important things very well. In fact, they're ...

Oklahoma Brings the Heat to F.A.S.T. Wall

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

This past weekend, between an Appendix Carry Workshop and an Aim Fast, Hit Fast there were seven gentlemen earning new places on the F.A.S.T. Wall of Fame. Making Expert were: Mike Seeklander (4.80) Spencer Keepers (4.96) Making Advanced for the first time were: Mike Brown (6.29) Daniel McCorkell (6.32) Ward Smith (6.46) Joshua Hodges (6.65) Jason Allen (6.86) David ...

Glock 17 gen4 Endurance Test: Week 13

Friday, June 17th, 2011

19,186 rounds 6 stoppages (+1 w/non-LCI extractor) 0 malfunctions 0 parts breakages Lucky Week 13 began with a very fun time in Ohio. Demos during the weekend's Aim Fast, Hit Fast class were so-so. I pulled off a sub-5 clean F.A.S.T. each day (a 4.97 Saturday morning and 4.91 Sunday afternoon)... which means ...

Glock 17 gen4 Endurance Test: Week 4

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

6,777 rounds 5 stoppages (+1 w/non-LCI extractor) 0 malfunctions 0 parts breakages Busy week! It started off with two days with Ken Hackathorn, followed by an afternoon as part of Ken's Ft. Harmar study group, and then finally teaching an Aim Fast, Hit Fast class for a great group of deputies at the Sacramento ...