Category Archives: Advanced Pistol Drills & Performance Neurology

“Shocking” “Ban(ne)d” Dry Fire Recoil Training Technique

One of the biggest challenges of dry fire is how to practice and improve recoil management. That’s why I started experimenting with different ways to fix the problem several years ago. Most of what I tried didn’t work that well… but I kept trying. The solution ended up being ridiculously simple and powerful. I have…

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A cautionary tale from South Africa that you need to hear…

I want to share a story with you from a friend of mine from South Africa. I can’t disclose his real name, but let’s call him “John.” John and his wife, Mary, are in their 50s.  Mary’s a nurse and John works in an office.  They live in a nice middle class neighborhood, go to…

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3 Vital Skills For Carbine, Hunting, & Precision Rifle

Missing what you’re shooting at sucks.  It’s embarrassing.  But it’s amazingly common for shooters to completely miss elk, deer, and paper targets with rifle inside of 100 yards…even with optics and scopes. Whether you’re a novice or an expert, I’ve got 3 simple, easy drills that you can do to dramatically increase your speed and…

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Lessons from a local fatal shooting

Awhile back, a man walked into a credit union near where I live in North Idaho and opened fire. The armed security guard quickly shot him and stopped the threat before anyone else could be harmed. I’m particularly thankful because one of my good friends works in that building. There are some great lessons from…

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Front Sight Focus or Point Shooting–Which Is Better?

This is a can of worms that divides the shooting world almost as much as the 9mm vs. .45 debate. No matter which side of the debate you’re on, you’ve probably got some valid points… And some that aren’t so valid. So, today, we’re going to dig into which of these is the best…for self-defense,…

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1 Quick (life saving) Lesson From First Gunfights…

I’ve got a great quick video to share with you today from 2 former US Army Special Forces shooters from Northern Red about how dramatically their training changed after their first gunfight overseas. Their belief that they were “good enough”… What they focused on… And how reality smacked the snot out of conventional wisdom and…

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Speed Vs. Accuracy in Training & Self-Defense

There’s a continual debate in the gun training world between whether you should train accuracy or speed. It’s a great question, but most people presume that the answer is either-or.  It shouldn’t be. Let’s start by talking about what “accuracy” and “speed” are. They are 100% dependent on the context. And the context is completely…

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The Worst (and most common) way To Shoot Faster

Today’s quick tip from Draw Stroke Mastery is the biggest mistake that people make when they try to shoot faster. It seems so logical, but all it does is make it take a LOT more time and money to reach the same level of performance   Draw Stroke Mastery is, by far, the most powerful…

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Quick Draw Stroke Mastery Video Tip: “Don’t Wrist-Rock It”

Here’s another quick training tip from the Draw Stroke Mastery system that will help you make faster, more precise first shots from the holster without having to spend thousands on ammo and range fees. You see, when you combine more efficient technique with more effective training methods, it doesn’t take as much time or money…

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Have you started “Pre-Aiming” yet?

I have a ridiculously simple training tip that will help you make faster, more precise first shots from the holster without having to spend thousands on ammo and range fees. You see, when you combine more efficient technique with more effective training methods, it doesn’t take as much time or money to achieve or maintain…

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