The Basics

What is Trigger Control?

Firearm instructors teach Trigger Control the same as Trigger Discipline, often confusing or morphing the two with the same meaning. Trigger Discipline teaches us where to place our finger before and after the shot; Trigger […]

IMAGE: Photo of keeping your finger off the trigger.
The Basics

What is Trigger Discipline?

Trigger Discipline is Rule #2 of the safe gun handling rules. Its primary purpose is to ensure the trigger finger is not placed inside the trigger guard, resting high on the frame until ready to […]

Image: Pistol Instructor Certification

History of Gun Safety Rules

Introduction Gun safety rules cannot be officially accredited to a single organization or individual. However, many (not all) gun safety rules appear in early Hunter Ed pamphlets dating back to the 1950s. Instructors will often […]

News Letter


Congratulations – You All Made It! It was long, exhausting, and exhilarating. And why not? You just went through 70+ hours of training in a single week—the equivalent of what took me 2+ years to […]