The Modern Day Gunslinger: The Ultimate Handgun Training Manual

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The Modern Day Gunslinger: The Ultimate Handgun Training Manual

Format:  Paperback,

435 pages

Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services

Publish Date: Aug 2010

ISBN-13: 9781602399860

ISBN-10: 1602399867

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A result of twelve years of research, The Modern Day Gunslinger was written to meet the needs of the gun owner, the experienced shooter, those who own a weapon strictly for home andself-defense, and for the military member who wants to become a better shooter in defense of our country. It s also for the law enforcement of?cer who risks his or her life going against the thugsof our society, and for anyone interested in learning the defensive and tactical training techniques from some of the best and most experienced shooters in the world.The shooting skills taught in this book carry broad applicationin civilian, law enforcement, and military contexts. Commoncriminals, terrorists, assailants the enemy and threat all will?nd themselves outgunned in the face of a properly armed andtrained gunslinger. Members of the armed services, governmentand law enforcement agencies, as well as civilians, will ?nd that theclose-range shooting methods addressed in this book can providea decisive advantage. An all-encompassing manual that addressessafety, equipment, tactics, and the best practices for all shooters, The Modern Day Gunslinger is the most all-encompassing book onshooting ever published. It s a book that, in the words of seniorspecial agent and U.S. government senior weapons and tactics instructor Dick Conger, will save lives.

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Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Publish Date: Aug 2010
ISBN-13: 9781602399860
ISBN-10: 1602399867
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 435
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.0
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.4 x 1.26 x 8.96

About the author

Biography of Grossman, David

David Grossman was born in Jerusalem on January 25, 1954, is an Israeli author of fiction, nonfiction, and youth and children's literature. His books have been translated into many languages. He is most known for his non-fiction work, The Yellow Wind. This is his study of the Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip. He was awarded the Prime Minister's Prize for Hebrew literature (1984) and the Israeli Publishers Association Prize for best Hebrew novel (1985). Grossman lives in Mevasseret Zion on the outskirts of Jerusalem. He is married to Michal Grossman, a child psychologist and the mother of his three children.

Chapter outline

Forewordp. xv
Introductionp. xxiii
Weapons and Range Safetyp. 1
Dry Firep. 17
Use of Forcep. 21
Living in a Battlefieldp. 27
Combat Mindsetp. 40
Shooting Competencep. 60
Handgunsp. 66
Defensive Handgun Ammunitionp. 77
Marksmanshipp. 83
Stancep. 91
Basic Kneeling Positionsp. 124
Ready Positionsp. 136
The Draw Strokesp. 143
Grip and Trigger Controlp. 178
Visual Techniques and Sight Alignmentp. 194
Multiple Shotsp. 214
Follow-Through and Scanp. 219
Loading, Reloading, and Unloadingp. 222
Malfunctionsp. 271
Low-and No-Light Shootingp. 302
Concealed Carry and Holstersp. 326
Learning Stylesp. 360
Training Fundamentalsp. 368
Shooting Drillsp. 400
Acknowledgmentsp. 415
About the Authorp. 417
Indexp. 419

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Rated 4 out of 5★ by The Modern Day Gunslinger: Great Book This book is well written, easy to read and to the point. I was hoping for a hardback book but it's a paperback. 07/08/2012
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Great addition to any shooters book list. It is a compilation of modern defensive handgun techniques. 05/13/2013
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