Wow just wow.
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Wow! These guys are fast.
Taran Butler VS. Bob Vogel - Fastest Duel Shooting Steel!!! - YouTube
And there you have a demo on at least looking over the barrel if not front sight/vs true point shooting.
It's gotta be who you are, not a hobby. reinman45
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How many THOUSANDS of rounds do you think it took to get that kind of muscle memory?!
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That's really cool, but remember they are not using standard carry holsters and no cover garment.
I can do that in my sleep....No, really. I dream about being that fast. : )
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Oddly enough, and I haven't researched the guy, but some people just have a natural skill that gives them a leg up for things like point shooting, I think. I really don't see this guy practicing this thousands of times - he looks too casual. I could be mistaken. Thanks for the link!
Taran Butler - Ranked #2 in the world. 1st Glock Grandmaster shooter ever in history of the sport. Frequent shooter on TVs Impossible Shots
4-Time USPSA Multi Gun National Tactical Champion
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2-Time IPSC World Shoot Standard Gold Medal Team Champion
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10-time Indiana State Champion (USPSA & IDPA)
7-time Ohio State Champion (USPSA & IDPA)
7-time Michigan State Champion (USPSA & IDPA)
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These guys shoot more in a month than most will in a lifetime.
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I wouldn't wanta compete in the Buffet line with him
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Well, actually, I'd rather be smooth and accurate. This kind of speed, while dazzling, isn't really that conducive to a good self defense framework.
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I was actually quite surprised at Vogel's yearly round count. I know many local/regional-level competition shooters as well as other "students of the gun" (i.e. those who do not compete, but pursue training as perhaps more than a hobby) who easily match or exceed his yearly live-fire count. Let's put it this way: if round count is a judge of how well one shoots, I should easily shoot way better than Bob. But, alas, I don't. There's a lot more to it than just slinging lead downrange.
What took me by surprise was Vogel's live-fire:dry-fire ratio, as well as his confession of intensifying his dry-fire training immediately after intense live-fire sessions specifically with the goal of eradicating any "bad habits" he may have developed while shooting live.
I'm not saying this to say that live-fire is not important. Rather, it's to put into context that live-fire isn't the only viable gauge as to a shooter's proficiency.