Don't get me wrong. Training is critical, and we continually encourage people to seek quality firearms training courses. We even hold our own classes, and here I am, telling you to stop taking training courses like they're going out of style. Why? I want you to invest your time, money, and effort wisely. You see, I'm beginning to notice a trend. Many people … [Read more...] about Training vs. Practice: Stop Taking So Many Shooting Classes
It's one thing to own a weapon and know how to fire it. It's a completely different ability to know what you're doing when you are firing it to survive a real life combat situation. That's where tactical training comes into play.
Our tactical fire training drills and courses found in these articles will better prepare you for the moments that count. Whether you want to learn more tactical training or firing drills to help you at the range or for real-life scenarios, our training drills can help get you ready!
One of the reasons I started Tactical Hyve was because I became frustrated. In one class, a reputable instructor might say that one technique was the best way to do something. But in another class, a different instructor would completely disagree and say that technique would get someone killed. This happened often and still does. Debates about Shooting … [Read more...] about Shooting Techniques vs. Principles: Trivial Debates About What Technique is Best
[toc] When it comes to guns and the fundamentals of marksmanship, some people will argue that grip is the most important. However, the vast majority of top-level shooters believe that knowing how to safely and skillfully manipulate a firearms' trigger is of greater importance--I agree. Maintaining proper trigger discipline is crucial to ensuring your safety and the safety … [Read more...] about Ultimate Guide to Trigger Discipline and Trigger Control
What is Force on Force Training? Force on force training is scenario-based training that induces the fear and stress of a life-threatening situation using role players and real firearms that fire non-lethal ammunition. Range Time Alone is Not Enough For most citizens firearms training consists of target shooting on a flat range. While range time is critical to learn … [Read more...] about Force On Force Training: As Real As It Gets
We have helped hundreds of students become better shooters, and in doing so, we've noticed that the SAME five mistakes crop up again and again!The best thing you can do is save yourself from wasting time by learning from the mistakes of others. So, I decided to share the common shooting errors we see almost every class we teach. Common Shooting Errors Don't repeat … [Read more...] about 5 Big Shooting Mistakes Every New Shooter Makes
Americans are living in unprecedented times. A bonafide plague is sweeping the nation, making people afraid of each other and the unknown. Civil unrest is sweeping through our largest cities. Dangerous rioters and looters have been taking full advantage of the lawlessness to unleash undue chaos into the streets. We're not sure about you, but we feel that these reasons … [Read more...] about 12 Tactical Experts Share What Their Everyday Carry (EDC) Items Are
This post was inspired by feedback received from emails sent to our newsletter subscribers. If you aren't a subscriber and want to get valuable content, make sure to sign up here. With all of the firearms training and classes I've attended, I've noticed a trend.In every single class, except two, regardless of who the class was designed for, i.e. beginners, intermediate, or … [Read more...] about Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Shooters: What’s the Difference?
When it comes to firearms training, there is an infinite amount of shooting drills one can use in their training routine. However, as a shooter looking to improve, which ones should you use? If you want to see the best shooting drills in one place, then you'll love our ultimate list of shooting drills. Many professional firearms instructors, our subject matter experts, … [Read more...] about Shooting Drills: The Ultimate List – Pistols, Rifles, Shotguns (JUNE 2020 UPDATE)