Category Archives: Brain Based Pistol Training

Aiming Center Mass vs. Quick Stop–Which is Better?

  I remember the first deer that I shot. I was about 80 yards away, waited until I had my angle, and hit it with a heart-double-lung shot with my .308. It bucked and then sprinted off as if it hadn’t watched enough TV to know how it was supposed to react when shot. I…

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1 Weird 2 Cent Trick For Precision With A Pistol

  Ox here with a little 2 cent trick with you that may very well completely change how well you shoot. It’s called a “Gip”. I first learned about the Gip from the creator, Matt Seibert…former General Manager of Colonel Cooper’s Gunsite Academy and creator of the Insight Deadly Accuracy program. Matt’s created several things…

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3 Great Lessons From Getting Disqualified at Indoor Nationals

  Ox here, from Dry Fire Training Cards… A couple of months ago, I sponsored and shot in the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championships. Many of you knew I was getting ready for it and heard rumors of what happened, and I want to share exactly what happened. It was simultaneously horrible and…

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The BEST Pistol Shooting Technique

  Ox here…This article is going to blend an important life lesson with shooting in general and pistol shooting in particular and I’m sure it’ll ruffle some feathers. I guarantee it’ll be entertaining and educational. There’s a school of thought in pistol training that you want to pick and use techniques that will work on…

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Top 10 Reasons You Should Shoot Competitively

Ox here…we are fast approaching summer and, along with warm weather, this time of year gives us thousands of opportunities across the country to compete in local, regional, and national shooting sports events that can make you a better defensive shooter. Specifically, IDPA (International Defensive Pistol Association) matches, AGAG (A Girl & A Gun), USPSA…

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Visual Perception Delay and In-The-Back Shootings

  Every few months, we’ll see or hear stories about an officer or law abiding citizen shooting an attacker in the back. In some cases, there is even security camera or body camera footage showing what happened.  But do you know that what the camera recorded is different than what the shooter saw?  Not just…

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Pistol Training In Your Car That could make you a safer driver

  Sometimes (actually quite often) I find crossover between what I’m doing on the firearms training front and the rest of my life. Vision training is one of those areas.  The same exercises that help me pick up my front sight faster also help me keep my eyes on the road more when I’m driving…

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Navy SEAL Emergency Reload Techniques Compared

Today, I want to share a quick clip from retired Navy SEAL, Larry Yatch’s “Concealed Carry Masters Course” as well as some updates In it, they show the only side-by-side comparison of releasing the slide with the slide stop vs. racking the slide that I’ve seen. Like it? Please click the “thumb’s up” button in…

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3 Firearms Training Myths (and Quick Fixes)

  Record numbers of new shooters combined with a HUGE number of firearms instructors with combat experience have created an explosion in firearms training. In almost all cases, the schools are delivering great instruction. But most students leaving these classes are buying into one, two, or three of the following gun training myths…even though the…

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Interview between Andy Curtiss (3rd Special Forces Group) and Chris Graham (Force Recon)

  Chris Graham sent over a video today of an interview that Andy Curtiss did with him. If you don’t know, Andy Curtiss served in the US Army 3rd Special Forces Group, is a professional MMA fighter, and runs a self-defense school in Dallas that you can find out more about by going to: knife-and-h2h-combat.com…

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