Category Archives: Brain Based Pistol Training

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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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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