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Shooting double pistols - who teaches?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Lucky, Mar 8, 2009.

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  1. Lucky

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    I doubt you will find any serious instructor in the US or Canada that teaches "dual pistols" or even hip shooting.

    There's a reason it's not a good idea.
     
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    Yeah, Hollywood teaches that crap.
     
  4. Bubba613

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    I think Jackie Chan or Chuck Norris offer instruction in this life saving art.....
     
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    I see he uses the holsterless self-castration method of carry.
     
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    Not bothering to watch vid (dialup) Few people can shoot ONE gun under pressure at variety of targets while moving WITHOUT a lot of practice. Learn to do that (with your OFF HAND).
    If you want to play with it get a couple airsoft/paintaball type guns. Its just too dang easy to be unsafe with two guns fireing at same time.

    FWIW I recall hearing that you do NOT want to fire them at same time. (unless just smoke and noise) but fire one/the other. Thing is with modern guns you can put a LOT of lead on target/reload/more rds on target using ONE gun.. How the heck do you reload when you have a gun in each hand? Either lay one down/holster/stick it under armpit????
    I think most folks (if they are honest) have tried it at one time. (hopefully in safe area with .22lr)
    Instead I would suggest you become one of the few who can actually shoot weak handed as well as strong side. At one time I was shooting over 70% (speed/accuracy) with my left hand as with my right. (I broke my right hand) so I did a lot of left hand shooting. Now I would "guess" 50% at best.
     
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    Yeah, and I wish my wife looked like Laura Croft too. :rolleyes:
     
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    I would rather be an expert in the use of one weapon from a holster that I can reload if need be. Is there anyone who CC two weapons IWB without holsters?
     
  9. Claude Clay

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    practice till you are real good with both hands point shooting to 5 yards [8" paper plates]. than think hard if you trust yourself to control 2 guns at the same time. contemplate this starting from low ready--don't even try the draw even if you have the holsters.
    the video dude is 'trick shooting' and who knows how many takes it took to get him both hits and if he can still contribute to the gene pool.
    CASS/SASS has Dualist category and they alternate shoots.
     
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    "Beware the man who carries only one gun, because he probably knows how to use it"

    That sums up my thoughts. I have enough trouble with one handgun.
     
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    That's pretty interesting stuff! I wonder why it hasn't caught on yet with competition shooters and other types who will do ANYTHING for an advantage. Odd.

    Anyone who can honestly say THAT must be on another plane, indeed. It's a shame he didn't go for competition! With skills like that, requiring no practice on a regular basis, I'd be he could SMOKE guys like Robbie Laetham, Dave Sevigny, Todd Jarret, Jerry Miculek, Doug Koenig, and their breed. 'Bout time someone with real-world SKILLS put those "Grand-Master" types in their places!

    I think I'd pay to see that!


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    Meh, it can be done,

    Takes a lot of training and practice though,

    Just sayin'
     
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    Check out Impossible Shots. Jerry Miculek did do just that and he also did it with targets to his left and right. Not sure but I'll bet he did it just as fast.
    Still pretty impressive tho.
     
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    Have double-wielded with .22's, 9mm's, .357's, .45's and one time with two MkXIX .50's.

    While fun, it is totally impractical. One of the biggest problems is our physiology that only allows our body to do so many things at once. Focusing on two targets and controlling both hands independent of each other is one of those things our brains just can't handle.

    If you don't believe me that our nervous system is hardwired certain ways, try making clockwise circles with your right hand and counter-clockwise circles with your right foot.
     
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    no way your eyes can use two different sets of sights, so you are by definition down to point shooting.

    Seems to me you need to seek out someone who can train you on point shooting. Learn to point-shoot extremely well with the right hand, then do the same with the left hand.

    Of course as you are engaging a single target, I don't see how 2 guns each firing 1-2 shots on that target is better than one gun held in both hands delivering 3-4 shots...in the same amount of time...with equal or greater accuracy...
     
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    Easy, John Woo.



    He instructed greats like Jean-Claude Van Damme, Chow-Yun Fat and others.



    :rolleyes:




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    That's even harder than walking and chewing gum. ;)
     
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    I can do it.
     
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    The best I can do with my foot while rotating my hand is sort of wag it back and forth. ;)
     
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    What's a foot?
     
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    I tried the "dual .45s" once. And I'll admit, it WAS something of a rush.

    I carry multiple weapons, but not so I can "two fist"...
     
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    Why limit yourself to pistols?

    When you could be dual wielding M249 machine guns! :evil:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCra4qOrjFw


    Even though it is pretty much a Hollywood kind of thing, there are trick shooters and such that have managed to get their technique down very well.

    I'd say that if you want to learn, go to an instructor who will teach you how to shoot well with your dominant hand first. After you get that down, tell them you'd like to learn to shoot with your other hand.

    Once you are a good shot with each hand individually, then you can dabble at shooting with both.

    That's what I would do if I wanted to learn to shoot double pistols.
     
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    From what I understand you have to be very gifted to shoot two pistols simultaneously with good effect. Wild Bill, Ed McGivern and some others could/can do it but most instructors teach to empty one pistol then pull the other one out and use it (one at a time please).
     
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    In extreme measures, this CAN be a practical skill. Don't let the "naysayers" and "safety nuts" dissuade you. There is one place Ive found that teaches this particular skill set:
    http://www.realultimatepower.net/index4.htm
     
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