From Mozambique to Istanbul to Sutherland Springs
Personal Defense / Training

From Mozambique to Istanbul to Sutherland Springs

Earlier this year, the colorful Sheriff Jim Wilson published a colorful history of the famous Mozambique drill on the website of Shooting Illustrated. From 1964 to about 1974, Mozambique was going through a serious difference of opinion called the Mozambican War of Independence. Mike Rousseau was one of the mercenaries hired to fight in that … Continue reading

Marksmanship and Gunhandling in Gabe Suarez’s New Modern Technique
Personal Defense / Training

Marksmanship and Gunhandling in Gabe Suarez’s New Modern Technique

Indebted as he is to Col. Jeff Cooper, Gunsite, and the Modern Technique of the Pistol, it is not surprising that much of what Gabe Suarez teaches in his Pistol Gunfighting School is quite conventional. As with so many gun training courses, the class begins with a safety briefing, a medical briefing, and an administrative … Continue reading

Jeff Cooper 2.0: Gabe Suarez and the New Modern Technique of the Pistol
Personal Defense / Training

Jeff Cooper 2.0: Gabe Suarez and the New Modern Technique of the Pistol

A commenter on my Facebook page partial to Jeff Cooper and the Modern Technique was critical of what he called the Post-Modern Technique of the Pistol – contemporary teaching that departs from the essentials taught in Version 1.0. My experience is not as substantial as many others’, but it seems to me based on my … Continue reading