Author Archives: Ox

How Experts Shave SECONDS off Their Draw Stroke…

I talk a lot about how to shave 10ths of a second or even a second off of the time it takes shooters to clear cover, draw, and accurately engage a target. But, did you know that there are things you can do to shave SECONDS off of your draw stroke? I’m not talking about…

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Can Balance Training REALLY Help Me Shoot Better?

You may be wondering how improving your balance could POSSIBLY help you shoot better. It makes sense that better balance could help someone shoot better on the move, but how could it help you shoot faster, tighter groups when you’re standing still? In short, your brain only has so much bandwidth and the more bandwidth…

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3 Drills For Turning “fragile” Range Technique Into RESILIENT Self-Defense Technique

One of the widespread myths of self-defense shooting is that you need to have the right stance. It’s not a myth for bullseye, precision rifle, big bore, or long range pistol… And it’s not a myth for newer or less experienced shooters… But it is just a distraction for self-defense shooting. How can that be?…

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Defending Against The “Illusion of Competency”

This may strike a nerve, but it’s a really important thing to understand. One of the biggest enemies of real-world performance is the belief that people have that they are “good enough” when they only really have a fraction of the skill they think they do. This is an issue with every skill, but it’s…

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How to break the habit of dipping the front sight

There was a question today in a group that I’m part of where the shooter asked for tips on how to keep from dipping his front sight as he shoots. There were several suggestions, including the thought that it might be that he was pushing the gun down too quickly to see where he hit.…

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Four Myths of “Front Sight Focus”

There are a ton of myths floating around about using a front sight focus on a self-defense pistol…myths like: You MUST always use a front sight focus. You definitely won’t be able to see your front sight in a high stress situation so you shouldn’t waste your time practicing with your front sight. Front sight…

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Light Based Dry Fire That’s Better Than Live Fire

I’ve got a cool video of a light-based drill that will show you (again) how dry fire training can be so much more effective than live fire training when it’s done correctly. I just shot it quick yesterday with my iPad propped up on a shelf and did a quick edit today…nothing fancy…just some REALLY…

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Christmas 2020–My Favorite Things

For a few years, Glenn Beck used to have a Christmas episode called “My Favorite Things” where he told his audience about what he was giving his friends and loved ones for Christmas. I’m fortunate to have half a dozen of my products recommended on his radio and TV shows…not as ads, but as gift…

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Don’t make this expensive (and potentially deadly) Dry Fire Mistake… (picture!)

This could have been bad…VERY bad. A guy I met online this weekend named Eric posted a picture of the aftermath of a negligent discharge that he had and some of the damage that happened. (Yes…he gave me permission to use his picture, but I still blurred it for him.) So…how did this happen? What…

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What’s The best place to conceal with the quickest draw time?

I got a great question from Douglas after he signed up for our Praxis counter-ambush and counter-assault training… “What’s the best place, with the shortest draw time to conceal my pistol?” It’s a great question, but it’s a little more complicated than it may seem. As an example, the best place I’ve found to carry…

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