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SEAL Training 3 New Ways

SEAL Training App, Podcast, and Flash Briefing

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 Last week was a busy one over here! I launched my updated app, SEAL Training, for iOS and Android devices. The SEAL Training app (Science-based Education for Accelerated Learning) is like having me in your pocket! I designed this app not only to help make you a better shooter, […]

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. […]

Top Eleven Bad Habits of Shooters

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 In my experience, people have often acquired a number of bad habits that make them bad shooters. The list below explains the top 11 bad habits I’ve seen in my 25+ years of training everyone from US Navy SEALs to new shooters. If you’ve found yourself engaging in any […]

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. […]

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 […]

Developing a Combat Mindset: Color Code of Awareness

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Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 THERE ARE 740,000 LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TODAY AND 62,000 OF THEM ARE ASSAULTED EACH YEAR. OF THESE INCIDENTS, 21,000 ARE SERIOUS ENOUGH TO REQUIRE A THREE-DAY HOSPITAL STAY. EVERY 2.5 DAYS ONE IS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY. 228 OFFICERS WERE KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY IN […]

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 […]

Law Enforcement Training – What You Need To Know

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Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 Being a Training Officer in charge of Law Enforcement Training was a duty I truly enjoyed. There were so many factors that made the experience the best I’d ever had in my nearly fourteen years (and still counting) career. I could write non-stop about all the good things, but […]

How to Pick the Best Carbine for Home Defense

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Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 Direct Impingement vs. Short Stroke Piston SystemsOk, folks, here I go. Yup, I am going to open that can of worms to find out what’s the best carbine. First I’ll say that I am a fan of both operating systems and both will work well as long as you […]

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