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Stages of Meditation [Video]

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Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0  I spend a lot of time talking about the importance of meditation. I can’t say it enough – meditating regularly is what’s going to enable you to improve as a shooter. But to do this, you also need to work at improving your ability to meditate in stressful situations. […]

Learn Like a Warrior [Video]

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Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 When I retired from the Navy and starting using my skills to teach civilians the transition was much harder than I expected. It took some time for me to understand that I couldn’t keep teaching the way I had in the service because I was no longer teaching warriors […]

The Five Stages of Skill Development

5 Stages of Skill Development

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 I spend a lot of time talking about learning and skill development as it relates to shooting, but the stages of skill development can be applied to any area of your life. As you read through the five stages below, think of an area of development in your life […]

The Best Tools for Learning to Shoot from Home

Top Must Have Tools

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 For the past year I’ve been busy testing and evaluating the best tools for learning how to shoot. If an item passed my BS test (that’s of course Bad Shooting), I shared them with my online members to test. The ones that rose to the top made my final list […]

Open-Eyed Shooting Tactics With Chris Sajnog [Podcast]

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 Jeff Anderson invited me to be the guest speaker of Modern Combat & Survival podcast’s 176th episode. We discussed the importance of using both eyes in a real gunfight. Shooting with your one eye closed will get you or someone else killed in a real life and death situation. […]

The Eyes Have It – the True Meaning of Focus [Podcast]

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 I had the opportunity to join Barbara Baird of Women’s Outdoor News and Carrie Lightfoot of NRA Women in the 83rd episode of The Woman’s Gun Show. We talked about how to get the best vision possible for shooting. I shared some amazing eye exercises that you can do […]

Transitions: The Evolution of Law Enforcement Training

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Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 Having trained law enforcement units for nearly 20 years, my training philosophy is more than just “training.” It’s also about maintaining and advancing your perishable skills. Perishable skills are those skills that depreciate in effectiveness over time if they are not practiced. Basically anything you do that requires hands-on […]

Front Sight Focus, Neural Pathways, Your Biggest Why, and More… [Podcast]

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 I had the chance to sit down with the After Action Project team; Jeremy, Andy and Judson along with Hutch, a New Rules team member. We discussed what the New Rules of Marksmanship is about and who is it for. Hutch and Andy (also a New Rules team member) […]

Functional Fitness and Shooting

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Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL FITNESS?After over 20 years in the military, I’ve made functional fitness the cornerstone of all my training. But I see many in the military and law enforcement out of shape and even obese. It’s a proven fact that you’re more likely to use excessive force if […]

The Secret to Shooting Like a Navy SEAL

Secret to shooting like a navy seal

Ever wish you could shoot a gun like a Navy SEAL? I can tell you the “Secret” of how we do it…but then I’d have to kill you. For those of you who have read my book, you already know the secret, for the rest of you here it is…there is no “secret”, it all boils down to dry fire practice; and lots of it. Dry fire is the generic term for practicing weapons manipulation with an unloaded gun. Like many seem to believe, it does not just mean pulling the trigger. I can teach a monkey to pull a trigger (though he might slap the hell out of it). Dry fire training involves everything you do with that weapon, from the basic fundamentals to shooting on the move.

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