4 Firearms Myths That Bad Guys Believe And You Shouldn’t

Ox here with 4 myths about firearms accuracy that bad guys believe and you shouldn’t MYTH 1.  You can’t shoot accurately with a (fill in the blank) pistol. Normally, I hear this argument about subcompacts, pistols/revolvers with long heavy triggers, or pistols that have a long double action for the first round and a single […]

Maximizing Your Performance Under Stress

Ox here… Whether you found us because of a desire to be more prepared or to shoot better, there’s a good chance that you’re like the rest of our audience and would love to know how to perform better in extreme stress. It could be reacting to a family member having a life threatening emergency, […]

Alternative Tools For TBI and PTSD

At SHOT show, I ended up in several conversations about PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) and how military medicine, including the VA, kind of has their hands tied as far as doing much besides treating symptoms. Part of the conversations stemmed from the success of “American Sniper” and the fact […]

Own The Night–Night Vision, Thermal, and the eye

Ox here…Today, I am going to give you a quick review of a couple of night vision devices, a basic tip for seeing better in the dark, and some high-speed tips for seeing better in the dark. I learned to love the dark many years ago.  I went through a phase where I attacked my […]

Chris Kyle/Larry Yatch American Sniper Benefit

If you haven’t seen American Sniper yet, it’s an awesome movie and I strongly encourage you to see it. Here’s a quick TV interview that my friend, Retired Navy SEAL, Larry Yatch recently did about his tour on Team 3 with Chris and about the movie: I got to spend some time with Larry in […]

4 Ways To Fight To Your Gun

Ox here, with this week’s newsletter, brought to you by the “Fight To Your Gun” combatives program from Target Focus Training.  Designed and proven by and for special operations personnel, it’s the ideal self-defense program for people who want to be able to effectively handle a younger, bigger, stronger, faster attacker…even without a gun, knife, […]

Ox Places 5th At IDPA Back Up Gun Nationals In The Sharpshooter Division!

Ox here and I’m excited to say that I placed 5th at the Smith & Wesson International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) Backup Gun National Championships last week in the Sharpshooter division. The experience was a little nerve wracking.  We went out on a limb and sponsored the championships and provided a deck of Dry Fire […]

Smooth out and speed up your drawstroke, transitions, and visual acuity

Yesterday, we talked about using a metronome in your dry fire practice to work on smoothing out your trigger control.  Today, we’re going to cover 3 more metronome drills that will smooth out and speed up your drawstroke, transitions, and ability to focus on the front sight to a level that you may not have […]

Integrating Dry Fire & Live Fire with a Metronome (part 1 of 2)

Ox here…co-creator of Tactical Firearms Training Secrets and Dry Fire Training Cards. One of the biggest I get about dry fire training is whether or not it will carry over to live fire training.  Specifically, they bring up the fact that you can squeeze the trigger faster when doing dry fire than when you’re doing […]

3 Firearms Training Myths (and Quick Fixes)

Summertime is peak firearms training time for many people.  Thousands of individuals, couples and families are taking off of work and traveling to great schools all across the country. In almost all cases, the schools are delivering great instruction. But most students leaving these classes are buying into one, two, or three of the following […]