Why dry fire practice is so important
A hidden jewel in training without going to the range
Listen in from the NRA 2018 convention, as Adam Painchaud connects with industry icon, career trainer and competitive shooter Mike Seeklander. Hear why dry fire practice is so important, and how it enables you to train even with a busy schedule. Mike and Adam share what the “dry fire challenge” is. They also talk about how training like this is 100% free.
Find out what Mike feels comfortable leaving the house with for a minimum EDC, and why Mike also carries less lethal options. Learn why off-body carry is often overlooked, and why you should follow Mike to see his dry fire routine.
About Mike Seeklander
Mike is a combat veteran of Desert Shield and Desert Storm, with five years of active duty and four years of reserve duty in the U.S. Marine Corps, as an intelligence specialist and primary marksmanship instructor. Prior to receiving his honorable discharge in 2000, Mike was attached to a federal multi-agency task force investigating large-scale international drug trafficking. From 1995-98, he was employed by the Knox County (TN) Sheriffs Departments Corrections division and was a member of its highly trained Special Operations Response Team. From 1998-2001, Mike worked as a police officer for the Knoxville (TN) Police Department where he was assigned as a patrol officer and also as an investigator for the Organized Crime section, investigating narcotics and vice-related crimes at the local, state and federal levels.
Mike has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors in the law enforcement community, and as a semi-professional shooter. While training part time, he has placed highly in every major practical type championship on the circuit and have more than a 25 titles at major matches including state and area matches in IPSC and IDPA style matches including two national championships at the I.D.P.A. (B.U.G.) gun nationals and a world championship (Steel Challenge production division). Mike is currently ranked as a grandmaster (the highest rank obtainable) by the United States Practical Shooting Association. Shooting is not his only passion though, having more than 15 years of experience in various martial arts, holding multiple ranks including a Black Belt in Okinawan freestyle karate.