This is a review of Don Mann’s book, The Modern Day Gunslinger: The Ultimate Handgun Training Manual.
I purchased this book around 2012 at my local base exchange. At the time, I was competing in local outlaw 2-gun and 3-gun matches in Montana. As it turns out, the advice in the book was interesting, but not what I was looking for to get a competitive advantage in those days.
I periodically browse through it, though. Since getting my carry permit in 2017 and participating in more tactical training than competition, I’ve been far more engaged with the content.
I look at this as a supplement to professional training that you’ve already accomplished. Don provides an alternative view or method that you might not have seen or tried before. But with that, if you don’t already have a solid grasp of the fundamentals, you’re liable to get yourself into trouble by teaching yourself pistol skills from a book. [Read Full Article »]