Front Sight’s Monday Blog: Why We Train from the Holster…

November 1st, 2010  

I’m often asked why we emphasize training our students to deliver two, sighted shots from the holster to the center of mass of their target within 1.5 seconds.

Well, here is a video that shows you why.

In a perfect world you would always have your loaded gun in your hand and have all the time you needed to identify the threat and deliver accurate fire.

Unfortunately, in the real world it never works out like that and tends to get exciting when you do not take a potential threat seriously or make the mistake of letting your opponent get too close to you.

The video you are about to watch shows exactly what happens when you allow a potential threat to get too close.

Had the officer taken a more aggressive approach to the initial car stop, secured the suspects, and then opened the trunk, he would have likely avoided the surprise attack.

However, once the fight was on, he performed remarkably well.

See this video and then my comments below:

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You just witnessed a perfect example of why you want to keep potential threats at a distance.

You also see the importance of having a smooth and quick presentation from the holster with the ability to deliver fight stopping hits in less than 1.5 seconds.

The officer also does an excellent job of creating distance between himself and his attacker as he presented his weapon and fired. Very well done.

If you would like the speed, marksmanship, and gun handling skills that surpass those levels found in the law enforcement and military communities, then you want to take advantage of this offer, for a lifetime of our courses for less than the cost of a single course.

Take advantage of this today, it is almost sold out.

I post a different article on this blog each Monday so I look forward to your visit every week.

If you have an interesting photo, story, or tip about a relevant topic of interest to gun ownership, firearms training or Second Amendment issues, please feel free to send it to me at:

Again, for a lifetime of our world class courses for less than the cost of a single course, take advantage of this today, it is almost sold out.


Dr. Ignatius Piazza
Founder and Director
Front Sight Firearms Training Institute
7975 Cameron Drive, #900
Windsor, CA 95492

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