My guest this week is Aaron Cowan.  Aaron served in the Army and National Guard as an infantryman.  There he served as a rifleman and designated marksman in addition to learning small unit tactics and close quarter combat techniques.  After his service, Aaron became a private security contractor where he protected convoys, worked on personal protection details and also provided security during natural disasters.

Aaron also advanced into the realm of law enforcement and swat officer on the federal level.  He quickly became a trainer for his department and is a member of the National Tactical Officers Association as well as a member of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors.

Despite his tactical background, Aaron is also versed in the sciences and a voracious reader.  He credits his upbringing that taught him how to always be reading and writing which translates into Aaron being outspoken with his ideas. 

Aaron is the lead instructor for Sage Dynamics, a training company he founded that teaches civilians and law enforcement weapons proficiency and tactics.  Aaron also writes a blog which became a Youtube channel where he post regularly.

Aaron recently published a white paper on the use of Red Dot Sights on pistols which quickly spread across the internet.  To date, this document is one of the most thorough researched studies on red dot sights, which are the future of sighting for handguns.

On this podcast we find out why putting a red dot sight on your handgun will greatly enhance your shooting abilities.  How using a 3 dimensional target can help your practice program.  And finally, by solving the “why” in your shooting will better prepare you for an actual gunfight.

I’m excited to get this podcast out, so without further adieu, here is my interview with Aaron Cowan..

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