Close Contact Distance Shooting
This is a discussion on Close Contact Distance Shooting within the Defensive Carry & Tactical Training forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Bill MO
I have to question going for the gun if you are that close to the BG without making room first. ...
April 24th, 2012 07:39 PM
Something along the lines of Fighting with the pistol, rather than target shooting. Good point Bill
Originally Posted by Bill MO
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April 25th, 2012 11:02 AM
Time and TIMING are two different things. A fast draw and first shot on a paper target is not the same as doing it with a real person trying to grab and hit or stab you....
When you are in close contact with the BG you are probably going to get your draw fouled unless you can hit him hard enough to either back him up or REALLY ring his bell. I wouldn't count on that when you are the victim of the ambush.
Moving to better position FIRST (where they can't foul your draw) and then drawing is going to get better results. Paper targets never foul your draw or disarm you. Do it with SIMS guns or airsoft against a live resisting opponent with the BG initiating the action and see how much more difficult it is to just draw, shoot and backup without getting knocked down or getting your draw fouled.
This might be of interest....AAR - 0-5 Feet Gunfighting in Columbia, SC with Randy Harris
April 25th, 2012 10:27 PM
This does look like the ONLY way to train for fighting at close contact. Randy is a great instructor, and we've got this class going in Ky.
0-5ft Gunfighting in Louisville KY
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