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Fundamentals with Mike Hughes: 1 Trigger Control Introduction

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals Series

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals Series Tips on Trigger Control This introduction video is designed for people just getting the SIRT training pistol and want to begin training. A great place to start is trigger control. Many shooters have some issues with trigger control where definition of trigger […]

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Fundamentals with Mike Hughes: 1 Trigger Control Introduction

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals Series

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals Series Tips on Trigger Control This introduction video is designed for people just getting the SIRT training pistol and want to begin training. A great place to start is trigger control. Many shooters have some issues with trigger control where definition of trigger […]

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Fundamentals with Mike Hughes: 2 Trigger Control with Trigger Prep (Slack Out of the Trigger)

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals Series

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals SeriesTrigger Prep Once you have taken a few shots with a SIRT training pistol turn on the take-up indicator which is a switch on top of the gun.  The trigger take-up indicator has a switch to turn on the red laser that is […]

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Fundamentals with Mike Hughes: 3 Trigger Control with Resetting the Trigger

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals Series

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals SeriesShooting Off the Reset Shooting off the reset.   You are not finish shooting until the trigger repositions forward to reset the trigger mechanism and you reprep the trigger to take up the slack. Only then are you finish shooting, and further, you’re […]

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Fundamentals with Mike Hughes: 5 Self Diagnosis

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals Series

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals SeriesTrigger Diagnostics Every repetition is the diagnostic rep. Without any feedback on a repetition, it’s just a rep. Making gains in motor-mechanics requires some feedback loop so we get a sense of our performance and make improvements thereupon. If you see a dash, […]

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Fundamentals with Mike Hughes: 4 Going Beyond Pinning the Trigger

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals Series

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals SeriesDon’t Pin the Trigger We are often taught follow through with regard to trigger control.  This means pressing the trigger rearward and continuing to press it and hold it rearward.  The SIRT training pistol is designed to have the green laser stay on […]

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Fundamentals with Mike Hughes: 6 Stance

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals Series

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals SeriesStance Stance is a foundation to shoot. The stance has to be in a balanced location to handle recoil for not only the first shot but all of th e follow up shots. Try to keep the weight on your toes and stagger […]

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Pistol Fundamentals with Mike Hughes 7: Grip

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals Series

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals SeriesGrip Grab the gun where the flesh between your thumb and forefinger is high as possible. Wrap the fingers around the front portion of the gun and do not grip the gun like a rope but rather try to grip the gun like […]

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Pistol Fundamentals with Mike Hughes 8: Grip and Stance Review

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals Series

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series 2012 Fundamentals SeriesGrip & Stance This final video shows a stance and grab combination to provide a platform and introduces the concept I learned from Rodney May, chest squeeze. Chest squeeze where the base of the thumbs are pressed together to provide a bedding to allow for impact from […]

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