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"Hmm?!"

Surprise! Can't believe it worked πŸ˜…

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An apology: It's been a busy stretch where we haven't been able to get any filming completed at the range for more meaningful content than this. There's learning points in this video if you peer deep enough into the hasty ambush and failure of the small team of special operators to prevent and counter it. Honor them by learning from their deaths, so that we may live. 

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No children were harmed in the making of this video. The bangs are safe. The audio was boosted. The first bang is from @airsoftinnovations and can't be purchased anymore unfortunately.

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It's time to check in on these meddling kids again. 

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This is why you have kids. 

Learn more about safe nerf gun handling and shooting principles at:

ShepherdDevelopment.com

No children were harmed in the making of this video. 

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Merry Christmas ya filthy animal. 

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To help with some of the questions:

The trainer bang is from @airsoftinnovations which is unfortunately out of business. The red gun is a "Spectrum" from @adventureforcebrand. I'm displaying stormtrooper-like accuracy here, but it really is the best $30 you'll ever spend at Walmart. The tripwire is simply a generic perimeter alarm from Amazon that operators on a shotgun primer πŸ‘ 

Thanks for the love ❀️

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The offspring are adapting quickly, and tactics must change.

5...4...3...2...

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Green to deploy. 

Get nerf training to nerf smarter. Link in bio. 

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Action vs reaction. We all know who wins this game... 

But is there any way to truly even the odds?

Stick around till the end to find a secret 🀫 

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The illusion of control.

Empty hands bring comfort. Comfort can bring complacency. Complacency can kill. 

LEOKA stats have shown that attacks happen so fast that 64% of officers were unable to even fire their weapon before being killed. With the average retention draw occuring in 1.5 seconds, this means the attack was likely completed within that time period. Can you fire an accurate round or gain physical control in less than 1.5 seconds? 

Not every situation can be won. However, in many cases it is possible to minimize the poor decisions that led to the unwinnable situation. 

How can we reduce the disadvantage of going second without turning every person into an enemy force? 

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Change my mind: The grip might be one of the most over-complicated parts of shooting. 

Notice that this is titled "a grip" not "the grip", and it is an intentionally vague description of setting up a grip on a pistol.

Every grip is unique, but every good grip follows most of these principles. 

After that, there are a lot of ways to tweak the grip to adjust shot placement, trigger control for marksmanship or speed, natural point of aim, etc, but Ive found that I have fallen victim to spending a huge amount of time adjusting a good grip to a "perfect" grip, just to find in the end that I was simply being lazy with my hand pressure again. 

That hand pressure is less about pushing the gun back down from recoil, and more about providing an anchor for the gun to return to quicker and more predictively. 

It's less important whether we apply pressure further forward like Vogel, or downwards on a gas pedal, or inwards like a vice, with a 60/40 support hand ratio, or all the above - but more important that it creates a solid platform for the individual shooter's hands to mash the trigger and have predictable recoil. 

Change my mind. 

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K9 callout for bed time.

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If your defense strategy is to rely on your blazing fast hand speed and reaction speed - here's some quick evidence to ponder.

A better way to mitigate the chance of being dead is to ensure your draw speed isn't the only factor in you or your friend's survival. 

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