Category Archives: Advanced Pistol Drills & Performance Neurology

Why guns belong in churches this Christmas

I know that not all of my readers attend church.  Even if you don’t attend church of any kind, there is good information here that can be applied to other situations and locations.  I’m not going to get preachy, but there is some church-talk in here.  Regardless, I’d encourage you to read it to pick…

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This “Inner Ear” Trick Will Help You Shoot Faster

How Do Visual and Vestibular Resets Help You Shoot Faster? One of the questions that I’ve gotten about our Brain Based Diagnostic Pistol Target is what a visual and vestibular reset is and why does it matter? In short, most people don’t realize it, but you’ve got a visual aiming system and a vestibular (inner…

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Fixing Horizontal Stringing On Pistol Groups

When I’m working with a single shooter on a live fire range, I spend most of my time assessing the shooter…not looking at their target.  I look at what they’re doing, how they’re doing it, and figuring out the 1-2 highest leverage opportunities for improvement. But when I’m working with multiple shooters at the same…

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7 Benefits Of Shooting Pistols With Both Eyes Open

One of the most common training scars that I run into is shooters who are trying to shoot pistols with 1 eye closed instead of with both eyes open.  Oftentimes, they were taught that way. This is a problem for several reasons, none of which happen for all people, all the time. VISION SPEED:  Most…

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Are you shooting faster than you can assess?

I frequently get asked whether it’s appropriate to shoot more than 2 shots before assessing your threats and why I shoot such long strings in some of my videos. Let me start with why I shoot such long strings in some of my videos… Short strings of fire hide problems. Long range shooters know this. …

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See Your Front Sight Faster & More Clearly

One of the most common problems that shooters have is how long it takes them to see their front sight clearly. The process is pretty amazing. The shape of the eye changes so that a clear image of the front sight forms on the back of each eye. A chemical reaction turns that image into…

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Leads on Moving Targets With Pistols

I know that I have readers who believe in liberty, tolerance, and free speech, as long as it doesn’t have anything to do with Jesus…If that’s you, I ask for a few moments of tolerance, open mindedness and I think you’ll appreciate what I’m about to say. Today is Good Friday.  The day when a…

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Visual, Vestibular Drills For Shooting Esophoria

I don’t know about you, but I enjoyed watching the NCAA championship last night.  I’m not much of a basketball fan, but I am a big fan of watching people perform at a high level under stress. Just to add a little fun to the night, I decided to wear a UNC fleece, even though…

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2 steps to a sub-second drawstroke

  Today, we’re going to go over some specific techniques for speeding up your drawstroke using the camera on your smartphone. With the simple techniques I’m going to show you, you’ll be able to quickly identify and fix problems in your technique in a few minutes in your living room…problems that would normally take hours…

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Mental/Vision Hack To Put More Rounds On Target

  Take a look at the picture below. It’s a dot, surrounded by a “cloud of doubt.” Now, take a deep breath or two, and focus deeply on the dot until the cloud disappears. Crazy, isn’t it? If you have trouble at first, try moving closer (elbow’s length from your screen) or further (hand’s length). …

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