Whether you have been around firearms for a long time or are just getting started you have probably heard about dry firing, but what exactly is dry fire?  Well, there are two answers to that question.  The first is the actual physical action you take, which is to fire the gun without any live ammo.  The second answer is the more interesting one, which is that dry fire is how you get good at shooting.  

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You asked for it...the hunt drill and duel were added in December 2021.
Add some cognitive challenge to your marksmanship training.  
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Tap, Rack, Bang Drill for Dry Fire Training From Home

Add the "Tap, Rack, Bang" Drill to your dry fire training regimen to get more from your next session. Check out how to safely build your skills from home anytime with a simple TRT trainer and Laser Academy. 

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Firearms training can sound dull and drab - to the uninformed.  We've created some additional resources to increase your awareness and hopefully you inspire to make firearms training a part of your daily routine.


Practice Makes Perfect

Real World Defense Training

How much many can you save with dry fire training?

New constitutional carry laws

Common grip mistakes with handguns




We've written some articles that we think may be of interest to all.  Links below!

The ammo shortage and high ammo prices aren't going away any time soon.  What are the options?  We have lots of ideas.

People often think about guns and ammo.  They don't think about dry fire training aids.  We think they should.

What's in your range bag?  Well, maybe not everything you need.  Here are some additional options.

Laser cartridge vs. laser pistol.  We have some thoughts to consider in your decision making process.

Buying your first self-defense handgun?  There's a lot to think about it.  But don't let it overwhelm you.  We simplify the thought process down to make it a whole lot easier.  

We're all about the data.  What does the data from 100 million shots tell us?

Enjoy!  More to come.

Dry Fire Training at Home: the Basics

Whether your training goal is to improve your gun handling or maintain the skills you already have, getting to practice shooting at home through dry fire training is something from which all shooters can benefit regardless of skill level.

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From military professionals to competitive shooters, people who make their living with a firearm all know the importance of dry fire training. Though high level shooters use dry fire to keep their skills sharp, newer gun owners can reap the largest benefits by incorporating this into their training regime. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest reasons you should add dry fire training to your routine immediately.

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Mantis Laser Academy 9mm Laser Training System

Since its introduction in 1902 the 9mm Luger round has proven popular worldwide for professionals and recreational shooters alike for being a well-rounded projectile, balancing reliability, stopping power, and shootability. With this massive popularity, we get quite a few questions specifically around all things 9mm, and today we’re looking at a large volume question related to one of our newest products: “What’s the best 9mm laser training system?” 

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