Category Archives: Brain Based Pistol Training

5 Concealed Carry Pistol Laser Sight Myths

I want to start by saying that I LOVE laser sights. I own several of them and use them on high powered rifles, .22s and airsoft rifles. I bought my first Crimson Trace laser for a Kimber 1911 12 or 13 years ago.  I’ve got red, green, and IR lasers from Crimson Trace, Lasermax, Insight,…

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Elite Special Forces Hand To Hand Combat Techniques

  *Make sure to read to the end to see how you can help us train and arm teachers to protect our children in schools* This video hits my sophomoric funny bone. It should go without saying, but real strikes to the groin are no joke and groin injuries can be serious, life altering events.…

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Slow In Practice = Fast In Combat

  Sometimes the most effective way to shoot faster and more accurately is to is to take one step back, slow down, and change your approach. Personally, I don’t like slowing down. It’s not in my nature. I want to shoot faster without compromising accuracy by simply moving faster. Put another way, I want the…

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Carrying Full Size vs. Compact vs. Sub-Compact

  Awhile back, we talked about 2 incidents in NYC where it took NYPD 84 rounds to stop an attacker. FBI statistics say that it takes an AVERAGE of between 2.4 and 2.9 rounds to stop an attacker, depending on caliber, but that’s 2.4-2.9 HITS. You might not always make good hits in a dynamic…

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5 high performance shooting hacks

  The blunt force way to achieve excellence at any skill is repetition. As you repeat a skill—correctly–over and over, you progress through different levels of mastery: Unconscious Incompetence—where you don’t know what you don’t know. Conscious Incompetence—where you know how little you know and seek wisdom. Conscious Competence—where you know how to perform, but…

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2 Free Dry Fire Drills For The New Year

  It has been a crazy last couple of years in the firearms industry… Black Friday to Christmas gun sales were down this year, but only because the last few years were record years. It’s great that more people have guns. And it’s great that more people have concealed carry permits. But in most cases,…

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Chemical Hack to Shoot Better Faster

  People are busier today than they ever have been, and shooters are no exception. We’ve got a billion dollar firearms training industry that promises to help shooters get better, faster than they could on their own. But what if I told you that there is a simple way to accelerate the learning process? To…

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Recoil Management For Fast Double Taps

One of the goals that many shooters aspire to is being able to put fast, accurate double-taps on target. Definitions vary, but for most people, that’s getting one sight picture and putting 2 rounds on or incredibly near your point of aim in rapid succession (.1-.2 seconds between shots) without getting a second clear, crisp…

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Countering The Myths of Gun Violence

As I was preparing this article, I realized that a lot of what I wanted to say had already been written…after the Sandy Hook murders, San Bernardino, Southerland Springs, Pulse Nightclub, Charleston, Parkland and others.  They are absolutely horrible, but the only reason why they’re unusual and shocking is because we choose to close our…

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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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