Mozambique Drill

The Mozambique drill was made famous by Jeff Cooper after learning about this incident. The story goes that this technique originated with a Rhodesian mercenary, Mike Rousseau. He was fighting in the Mozambican War of Independence 1964-1974. During fighting at the Lourenço Marques airport (modern-day Maputo), Rousseau rounded a corner and encountered a FRELIMO guerrilla, 10 paces away and armed with an AK-47. Rousseau used his Browning High Power pistol to do a double tap, hitting the guy twice in … Continue reading

First Shot Drill

This drill simply teaches you how draw and shoot quickly, a skill that’s extremely useful in a gun fight. In a gun fight the most important shot is the first one. If you can get it off faster than the other guy and hit the target, the odds of winning increase substantially. Forget what you have seen in the movies about the “blinding speed” of the draw. It takes time to get the gun out, line up the sights and … Continue reading