Category Archives: Tactical Vision Training

Do THIS drill today (especially) if you wear glasses or sunglasses

Did you know that the SIZE of the glasses you wear can make you slower and weaker? It’s crazy, but true. It’s something that happens with corrective lenses, sunglasses, and even shooting glasses. Here’s how it works and how you can overcome this limitation if you wear smaller sunglasses, like I do. In most people,…

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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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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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Tactical Vision Training Drill For Defensive Pistol, Carbine, and Precision Rifle

I’ve got a deceptively simple vision drill for you today that will help you with both-eyes-open shooting: You can do this drill at home leading up to your time at the range or at the range as a warm-up. *Big Tip*  If you’re having a challenge at first suppressing one eye, it’s normal.  If it’s…

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THIS is the quickest thing you can do to shoot better…but you shouldn’t do it.

I’m going to let you in on a little firearms training secret today. It’s a trick used by instructors to get shooters on target quickly when they’re having problems, but don’t have the time to work with every shooter on the line as much as they’d like. Roughly half of the shooters I work with…

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3 Tricks to speed up your reaction time

In a recent survey that I conducted, one of the most common problems that shooters had was that they wanted to improve their reaction times. Specifically, how to cut the time that it takes to respond to a stimulus and put an accurate round on target. So, today, I’m going to share 3 tricks with…

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Training Secret From The NFL Combine, Olympians, & Serious Shooters

The 2019 NFL Combine wraps up today and it’s been inspiring. The Combine is a chance for prospective pro players to show off their talents for NFL scouts before the draft.  They run timed sprints, obstacle drills, test vertical leap, bench press, and more. The fate of many young men’s lives are determined and teams…

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How vision training won the national championship for Alabama

If you’re a fan of good football, and not a Georgia Bulldog fan, Monday night’s BCS college national championship game between Alabama and Georgia was awesome and the game winning play had a HUGE takeaway lesson for shooters. The game ended in a tie in regulation and went into overtime. Georgia scored a field goal.…

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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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