Next Level Training Releases SIG P320 SIRT Training Pistols

The Shot Indicating Resetting Trigger (or SIRT) Training Pistol from Next Level Training has a strong fanbase. Their 110 and 107 models, respectively analogous to the Glock 17/22 and Smith & Wesson M&P, have been widely lauded by many professional instructors and dry-fire training enthusiasts for years. The SIRT is intended to compliment live-fire training by offering a realistic and convenient home- or classroom-based laser practice tool. Next Level also offers additional training aids such as an AR-15 laser bolt, a blunt training knife, and even an imitation reflex sight add-on. New for 2020, Next Level is recognizing the success of SIG Sauer’s P320 series with the introduction of their SIRT 20 and 20C.

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Review: Laserlyte Laser Training System

I must admit, I never really saw the value in the Laserlyte training system prior to me having a chance to really spend some time with several components of the system. First I got the Laserlyte Quick Tyme target and full-size pistol and found it hard to work it into anything useful, it quickly got relegated to an office toy and wasn’t used for any meaningful training. It wasn’t until I received more components of the training system that I fully realized the potential of the laser targets and training pistols.

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This ONE WEIRD TRICK Can Make You a Better Pistol Shooter! (The Trick Is Weightlifting)

Pistol shooting has never been my strong suit. I have always cottoned more to gravelbelly-style traditional American marksmanship than I have to running and gunning with a fantastic plastic piece. Pistol day for me has always been more on the side of a chore I undertake to keep my skills up to par with the weapon I’m statistically most likely to use, rather than my favorite time at the range. I’m sure many of my readers feel exactly the opposite way, and that’s great; it would be boring if everyone was enthusiastic about the same things in our hobby.

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Training Classes Do Not Make For A Better Shooter

According to Tim Herron of Team Sig Sauer there is a lot of misinformation from Armchair Experts. He breaks down five things he advises to be a better shooter.

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Deputy Sheriffs, Lieutenant Colonels, and the Manual Safety: Context and Grey Matter in Pistol Development

Earlier this week, my fellow TFB writer Pete M wrote a post arguing that a manual safety has no place on the modern defensive handgun. I think he’s right for the most part, but I’d like to explore something he didn’t consider.

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CTA Target Shooting Kit - Core Kit

UTM has a stripped down kit, called the Core Kit, which is just the bolt carrier group, magazine and 50 rounds of ammo for $294.  Basically it just doesn’t have the targets, traps and cleaning kit.

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HomeLESS: Open Source Dry Fire Game and Target Simulator

The  HomeLESS is a nifty project that encompasses a number of open source software applications and open source hardware designs which facilitate dry fire practice at home using lasers. The interactive capabilities of the software is VERY impressive. Just watch the below video to see what you can do with it …

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Lightning Review: Rogers' Tap Rack Training Aid

Bill Rogers of Rogers Shooting School has been applying common sense to shooting for quite some time. True to that mantra, Rogers, with its partner HolsterOps.com has relased the TRT, or Tap-Rack Training Aid. In short, these are inserts that go into the top of a magazine and keep the slide from locking back, allowing shooters to do active weapons manipulation and reloads without having live ammunition or dummy rounds (that always get lost under the couch).

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