Defense Go Learn – You Suck, It’s Not The Gun (MDFI) Recoil Staff March 2, 2015 Join the Conversation The weather is bad right now in a lot of places, but that's no reason not to train – or at least to start planning your Spring and Summer training now. Michigan Defensive Firearms Institute (MDFI) has a number of courses in the works, including their most popular course – YSINTG. You Suck It's Not The Gun. YSINTG is apparently their most popular class and the one most frequently repeated by students. Says MDFI, YSINTG was developed, “..after witnessing scores of shooters blaming their pistol sights for missing their intended targets. YSINTG shows [that]…focusing on…the core fundamentals of shooting will greatly improve the marksmanship of any shooter…” At $175 for one full day of training, YSINTG might be a great way to start your year (assuming you haven't been out to the range already). You'll need a handgun, 350 rounds of ammunition and possibly a second weapon (it's always good to take a spare, if you own one, in case of catastrophic failure, particularly if you've traveled a long way to train). You'll also obviously need a holster, ears and eyes. Note that MDFI does not allow trigger finger release retention release holsters, like the Blackhawk SERPA, nor shoulder holsters or cross-draw holsters. The next YSINTG is in April, but it's full. There's another in June and again in July, and more later in the year, but you don't have to wait on those. There are other options in the meantime. They're offering Emergency Casualty Care in just 3 weeks; a Greenside Tracking course in April (with RECOIL and OFFGRID contributor Freddy Osuna teaching) and a basic carbine class in May. Learn more about Michigan Defensive Firearms Institute online here. Visit them on Facebook here or check out their Instagram account right here. They are on Google + and have a YouTube channel here. Ad Vitam Paramus We Found Bulk Ammo In Stock: Ammo from $14.60 creedmoorsports.comAmmo Sale from $6.99 brownells.com Disclosure: These links are affiliate links. Caribou Media Group earns a commission from qualifying purchases. Thank you! Explore RECOILweb:Complete Your Own 80-Percent AR-15 LowerFirst Look: the Rimfire version of Bond's classic sidearmVLMS: "Not a Survival" PatchStribog 9mm: Grand Power SP9A1 Review Budget AR-15s In Stock: S&W M&P15 .223 $699.99 sportsmans.com PSA PA-15 M4 $719.99 palmettoarmory.com Disclosure: These links are affiliate links. Caribou Media Group earns a commission from qualifying purchases. Thank you! NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Click here to get IMMEDIATE ACCESS to a digital PDF of this target pack!