I picked up a CoolFire Trainer and started using it in my dry fire practice sessions. So far, so good. Although, I’m curious as to how it will contribute to wear and tear over time.
Attending a firearms training course requires a monetary and time investment. The return on that investment comes in the form of marksmanship skill improvement. How much improvement depends on the steps we take to capitalize on the investment.
Folks who are looking to improve and have figured out that dry fire is the secret sauce are often curious as to what dry fire practice sessions look like. Here is an updated look at what I do and why that some of those folks might find beneficial.
Practice doesn’t make perfect. Correct practice makes perfect. The problem is diagnosing and correcting problems in practice can be challenging, but certain practice methods can minimize the amount of diagnosis needed.
The Blackbeard is a game changing AR-15 dry fire device. The MantisX is a fine dry fire feedback and diagnostic aid. The BlackbeardX, Mantis’ new flagship product, is greater than the sum of the Blackbeard and the MantisX.
Dry fire is a good practice necessary for cost effective development of practical marksmanship skills. However, not all firearms are well suited for dry fire. Here is what I think folks should know.