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Hitting in Combat: The Brain Science of Training to Win Gunfights

Building Shooters Technology LLC

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Is it possible to aim in a gunfight?

This question represents a long-standing, often bitter, area of controversy in the firearms and tactical training community.

In Hitting in Combat, former naval officer and close protection security operative Dustin Salomon, author of the acclaimed book Building Shooters: Applying Neuroscience Research to Tactical Training System Design and Training Delivery (2016), performs the most definitive analysis of the subject conducted to date.

Salomon applies his decades of experience in both training and operations with the latest in cutting-edge brain science to step outside the emotion and controversy that is frequently associated with debate over this topic. He examines the origins of point shooting training methodology, explores how different methods of training impact real-world performance, and explains how, ultimately, both sides of this argument are right, as well as the implications this has for instructor liability and the future of tactical firearms training.

The book also contains a thorough examination of common talking points on both sides of the issue, along with a series of recommendations for maximizing the effectiveness of firearms training that is intended to prepare students for armed combat.

This ground-breaking work should be considered mandatory reading for all firearms, tactics, and self-defense instructors, as well as every aspiring to advanced tactical shooter.

Everyone who cares about winning gunfights should read Hitting in Combat.


"Very insightful to the beginner as well as the advanced Tactical Shooter. This is a must read for those using sights and those not using sights. As Combat shooters we need to better understand how and why our brain does or doesn't do what we want. I have been a Tactical Shooting instructor for many years and I learned a ton from Dustin's latest book that will make me a better instructor. Read this book."

- SGM (Ret.) Kyle E. Lamb, Author of Green Eyes & Black Rifles

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Innovative Services and Solutions LLC (May 31, 2021)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 114 pages
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1952594106
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 8 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6 x 0.26 x 9 inches