TIP TUESDAY: "Turning and Shooting" WITH RICK HOGG

Discover the crucial technique of making turns while shooting in self-defense situations with Rick Hogg from War Hogg Tactical. Learn how to swiftly address threats from any direction and enhance your shooting capabilities.

Identifying Threats and Turning: In self-defense scenarios, when an unexpected threat emerges, it's vital to promptly identify and address it. Turn your body towards the threat, focusing on efficient movement.

Utilizing Leg Power: Optimize your turns by utilizing leg power. As you turn to face the threat, use your back leg as the power leg. Simultaneously, lift the heel of your front leg closest to the target to reduce drag during the turn.

Executing the Shot: Practice the fluid motion of turning, identifying the threat, and utilizing leg power. Draw your pistol as you align your sights, ensuring a quick and precise shot. Mastering this technique can be invaluable in a self-defense situation.

Consistency in Technique: Whether turning left or right, the fundamental principle remains the same. Always turn, identify the target, lift the forward heel, drive with the rear leg, pivot, and align for the shot. Consistency is key in mastering this potentially life-saving technique.

Conclusion: Incorporate this turn-and-shoot technique into your daily drills to enhance your skills. Rick Hogg's insights from War Hogg Tactical provide a practical and effective approach to turning in self-defense scenarios, potentially saving lives. Practice this technique diligently for a confident and prepared response in critical situations.


Author Bio

Rick Hogg


Retired – US Army Special Operation Combat Veteran


Rick Hogg is the owner of War HOGG Tactical, Inc. and is a 29 year US Army Special Operation Combat Veteran including being a Special Operations K9 handler. He has taken his 13 combat deployment, to both Iraq along with Afghanistan, as well as his teaching experience as a Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat instructor and harnessed them into a proven training methodology service company, War HOGG Tactical, Inc.


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