Originally posted February 26, 2014.
I recently trained with Sig Sauer Senior Instructor Steve Gilcreast over a two day concealed carry course at Sig Sauer Academy. Steve spent last week teaching a masters level class to agents in Quantico, VA. He’s the best at what he does. One of the many takeaways from the class is that you have to be accurate. Speed is secondary. Try and be the best at accuracy. To paraphrase Bruce Lee, I’d rather face someone that’s good at 1,000 things than the guy who’s the best at one. The point of shooting is to hit your target. There’s no point in being fast if you can’t hit the target. The following video is of a drill similar to one in Sig’s defensive pistol course I took over the summer. As you can see by Steve’s demonstration, it’s accuracy first then speed.