Maggie’s Minutes Presented by Ruger: Dry Fire Practice

A lot of people ask me what to practice in dry fire. Well, the truth is, you can practice almost anything in dry fire: grip, stance, sight picture, trigger pull – the works! Everything you would want to do at the range, just without live fire.

Make sure you have an unloaded firearm and an empty magazine for that dry fire session at home.

For example, if I want to focus on trigger pull, I am going to grab my gun, pull back on the slide, push out towards the target, line my front sight up with the rear sight, and really feel for that trigger press. It’s almost as if I am pulling a string straight back to my chest – a smooth, easy movement within the trigger. Continue to practice and take note of any issues, like the sight dipping down, and adjust as you continue to practice. You can never get too much practice or too much familiarity with your firearm!

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Maggie’s Minutes Presented by Ruger

Professional shooter and Ruger brand Ambassador Maggie Reese Voight shares her favorite quick range tips and drills for new and experienced shooters alike!

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