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Combat Shooting with Massad Ayoob by Massad Ayoob, Marty Hayes

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By Massad Ayoob, Marty Hayes

Combat taking pictures with Massad Ayoob is written by way of America's best-known strive against pistol shooter, Massad Ayoob, who's credited with the assumption of "stress fire."

In this booklet, Massad speaks approximately approach and jumps correct into the features of studying wrestle taking pictures. subsequent, he highlights 3 gunfighters—Wyatt Earp, Colonel Charles Askins and Jim Cirillo—and the teachings we will examine from every one.

Lastly, Ayoob stocks his standpoint at the significance of pageant as education prior to remaining with a dialogue of the alternatives eager about being responsibly armed.

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But, there is a point to the anti-competition crowd that is worth considering. If ALL you do is compete, and you learn how to run the gun under stress shooting a sport, then it is likely that under the stress of the gunfight, your body will naturally seek to relieve that stress by using familiar shooting techniques. That is why competition should not be your only training venue, but instead used as a test to see if your skills are honed and your techniques are sharp. Ayoob explains this concept admirably.

These shooting glasses saved the eyesight of a top firearms instructor in Idaho. You know how people are always telling us to stop and smell the roses? I think the corollary is that when you’re actively looking for thorns in the bush, you can’t help but smell the roses. The next notch up on the color code scale is Condition Orange, a heightened alertness that occurs when we know something is (or may be) dangerously wrong. At this point, we actively focus on gathering intelligence to determine exactly what that potential danger is.

Dan Shideler had wanted this to be a thinking man’s book, with lots of quotes from thinking men. I’ve tried, in his memory, to make it so. An unexpected cardiac event took Dan from us before the book was fully underway, and his premature departure is in my opinion a loss to the entire shooting community. He had been a joy to work with on the first volume of Massad Ayoob’s Greatest Handguns, and in his approach I saw his deep understanding of not only firearms, but this thing we’ve all come to call the Gun Culture.

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