Equal Height, Equal Light: Getting Your Pistol Sights On Target The Right Way

My goal here is to teach beginners how to properly aim a pistol (and correct some errors committed by the more experienced.) Before we get into the tactics, I’d like to reference a quote from the late Pat Rogers, a former NYPD sergeant, Marine Corps warrant officer and firearms training legend: “Folks, it’s not rocket surgery or brain science.” (Needless to say, I share Pat’s sense of humor.) 

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Michael Green
Are You Ready? A Path to Capability

Green Ops Staff has had the fortunate opportunity to teach thousands of students throughout our collective military, law enforcement, and civilian instructor careers. In the short two years that we have been offering our experience and knowledge to open civilian classes, we have reached at least 500 additional students. To our clients, we say “thank you!”

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Michael Green
Hitting Every Target: What Does It Take?

It’s one thing to hit a single, easily detected, close-range target in daylight with a single, moderately accurate shot, from a stable firing position, when not in a hurry. But change those conditions, presenting challenges common in defensive situations, and it’s a different proposition altogether.

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Michael Green
Drawing A Pistol From Concealment, Part 1: The Draw

After you have mastered the fundamentals of shooting a pistol at a target on a range, you may start to wonder, “How do I use this leather or Kydex thingamajig?” Ultimately, you’ll need to know how to draw the gun from a concealed position, particularly for those who want to become effective concealed carriers. 

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Michael Green
Budget Low Power Variable Optics

I recently had the opportunity to try out both the Vortex Strike Eagle 1-8 and the Primary Arms 1-8 optics. Historically speaking my experience with optics had come in two flavors. The high end expensive items, and very cheap optics that weren’t trustworthy in terms of clarity, zero, or durability. Well there seems to be a new option available for those of you who don’t wish to spend up to the likes of a Leupold, S&B, or similar.

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Michael Green
Presenting the Pistol/The Combat Draw Stroke

This is both a loose set of instructions and/or considerations on a safe and efficient methodology on how to consistently and quickly bring a pistol or a concealed pistol into immediate defensive readiness. As with all firearms training, safety is paramount. Ensure your gun handling is safe. Always practice muzzle management and trigger finger discipline. 

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Michael Green