The old sniper adage goes "scopes do not enhance your marksmanship, they magnify your errors.” Although a pistol red dot sight (RDS) does not provide magnification, it similarly will amplify your mistakes. Despite increasing RDS adoption among tactical, competitive, and self-defense shooters, our training approaches have...

Time and accuracy are the traditional methods for measuring marksmanship performance. Throughout the US, law enforcement and military organizations rank their shooters proficiencies through qualifications (or quals) that rely primarily on static shooting scores. But as many of you reading this can attest, these types...