Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Deputy Jack Weaver, RIP

I haven't been trolling through the blog list much of late, but where I've been I haven't noticed anyone remarking on the death of Los Angles County Deputy Jack Weaver at age 80.

Weaver was the originator of the "Weaver Stance", modifications of which are still in widespread use today. His contribution (using both hands to create an isometric tension that steadies the gun) lead to a quantum leap in pistol technique--so much so that Col. Jeff Cooper incorporated it into his Modern Technique of the Pistol.

We've lost another of our Elder Giants, folks.

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