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JWF
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is the "two to the body and one to the head" old news? ive taken some classes from diffrent instructors and asked a couple vets and it seems the old school guys prefer this method but the newer generation just rely on shooting the target intail its down and one guy even said "one to the chest then shoot your way up to the head"...4 guys recomended the "two to the body & one to the head" method while three said just shoot intail the threats taken care of...my buddy who has four tours in the sandbox and a few years as a security contractor said "dont be a retard just shoot intail they cease to be an issue". I like the mozambique drill and i find myself naturally going back to this method but is it really the best option?

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Well, I don't know about 'best' but Suarez makes a compelling argument for just shooting them in the head until you're out of ammo...he calls it the "Istanbul Drill"

http://blog.suarezinternational.com/2017/07/justified-killing-istanbul-drill-applications.html

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Well, I don't know about 'best' but Suarez makes a compelling argument for just shooting them in the head until you're out of ammo...he calls it the "Istanbul Drill"

http://blog.suarezinternational.com/2017/06/counter-terror-skills-the-istanbul-drill.html

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Dosnt seem smart unless its a haji....Were you trained with the two to the body one to the head technique or just dumping rounds in the torso intail the threat goes down?

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Two to the body, one to the head... aka "the Rhodesian Drill" was developed during the Rhodesian Bush War against their Communist insurgents.

I've found that it is quite natural and accounts well for a bit of barrel climb.

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quote:
Originally posted by JWF:
Dosnt seem smart unless its a haji....Were you trained with the two to the body one to the head technique or just dumping rounds in the torso intail the threat goes down?

I was trained by Cooper at Gunsite, to use the Rhodesian drill....

But considering that the enemy may be a terr, not a regular criminal, and be wearing a bomb vest and armor, shooting until the threat is neutralized (however you do it) is still best.

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