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The Weaver Stance: Its Origins & Use

Though many have moved on to other shooting stances, the Weaver Stance was revolutionary and still has utility today.

Jeff Cooper: The Man Behind the 'Modern Technique'

Col. Jeff Cooper, a man for all seasons, warrior, scholar, hunter, husband and controversialist, is above all “the father of the modern technique of the pistol.”

The Gunsite Legacy

Forty years after Col. Jeff and Janelle Cooper founded Gunsite, it is now America’s oldest defensive academy, teaching concepts such as the “Modern Technique of the Pistol” and the “Combat Color Code.” The curriculum and number of students may have expanded, but the colonel’s shadow is still cast every day in the Arizona desert.

American Rifleman TV: The Modern Technique

Col. Jeff Cooper developed the Modern Technique of the Pistol as the definitive training program for self-defense. It is still being taught at Gunsite Academy, which was started by Cooper.

Choosing a Handgun Shooting Stance

Whether it's the Weaver, Isosceles or an adaptation of either will depend on what the situation calls for.

The Hammer

Two shots, center of mass, is real world practice.

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