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Handgun Fundamentals

We’ve mentioned before that we are suckers for old firearm videos. When we found one by COL Jeff Cooper we had to put it on the blog.

The OODA Loop and Situational Awareness

by Home Defense Gun staffer Mike One of the most common themes taught in defensive firearms classes is situational awareness. First designed by Col Jeff Cooper in the 1970s, the situational awareness chart represents the degrees of awareness that a person experiences in relation to their surroundings. Cooper’s chart is based on a color code […]

Front Sight, Front Sight, Bang

This might be a controversial topic. Concentration on the front sight is long debated as effective. Well, I can only say that it works for me and worked for many years while I was dong high level close quarter combat (CQB) in the Special Forces. I learned to shoot in the military.  Started out in the […]

Jeff Cooper on Mindset

The idea of having a home defense gun(s) comes from a particular mindset.  That mindset is one along the lines of that one must be ready to take lethal action in order to protect oneself and one’s family. Jeff Cooper is known as the father of the “Modern Technique” of handgun shooting.  Besides weapons and […]

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