Written by: Greg Ellifritz Most of you have likely heard about actor Alec Baldwin’s negligent discharge of a “prop” pistol on a movies set last week. Someone’s failure to distinguish between blanks and live ammunition led to the tragedy of two people being shot, one of whom died. ‘Why was I handed a […]
Posts tagged "force-on-force"
Written by: Greg Ellifritz Dan Ariely’s book The Upside of Irrationality is a book about making rational and irrational decisions. Books like these are a goldmine of information for firearms and combatives trainers. We regularly see people making irrational decisions in the context of self defense. It’s nice to figure out why they are doing […]
Written by: Greg Ellifritz Many of my students are serious practitioners of the art of self-protection. They’ve graduated from numerous shooting schools and hold black belts in various martial arts systems. Although they generally enjoy the training process in general, their ultimate goal is to become better fighters. They are hoping that the skills they […]
Written by: Greg Ellifritz Daniel Coyle is the author of the book The Talent Code. He conducts outstanding research in the field of enhancing human performance. His blog post, Your Best Training Session Ever, got me thinking about how a lot of firearms and combatives force-on-force training could be dramatically improved. Read Daniel’s […]
Knowledge to make your life better. If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend. The Pistol in British Military Service during the Great War Very cool 38 page PDF document covering WWI British pistol use and training. The training and standards advocated here are more advanced than what […]
Knowledge to make your life better. If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend. Fundamentals Uber Alles Words of wisdom from Cecil Burch. Cecil is a great instructor. Check out his class schedule and take one of his classes if you are in the neighborhood. Everything […]