Trigger (firearms)


A P238 pistol chambered for .380 ACP by Sig Sauer

A P238 pistol chambered for .380 ACP by Sig Sauer (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Four of the Sig P238s have come through my classes in the recent past, and I have had the opportunity to both shoot them as well as observe them in the hands of my students.

I realize that the P238 is by no means a newer gun, but with them recently becoming more popular with the female students in my classes, I would like say a few words regarding it’s functionality for both myself and my students.… Read the rest


Yesterday I was reading about a device known as the Trigger Trainer. I wasn’t all that surprised when I saw it, as trigger-finger strength training is part of my daily routine. I know…I’m a geek.

Did you know that practicing a controlled trigger pull can actually improve your speed and accuracy? That’s enough reason for me to make it a usual activity. And if that isn’t enough motivation: the NRA claims that trigger control is the most important shooting fundamental. This is why I’ve decided to dedicate an entire post to trigger training.Read the rest