Welcome to Our Turnipseed Technique Blog

February 17, 2012

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About the Book: What happens when balanced body mechanics and the fundamentals of martial arts are applied to shooting? This book will turn everything you thought you knew about shooting upside down. Turnipseed Master Instructor Alan Egusa details Kent Turnipseed’s cutting edge shooting method and shows you: •    How to easily and comfortably shoot any […]

Posted in: Shooting Technique

Selecting a Handgun for Self-defense

June 4, 2012

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The first thing you should do is assess your needs.  Why are you purchasing a handgun, and what functions does it need to serve?  Only consider handguns that fulfill your needs.  Note that a handgun (vs. a long gun) is your first line of defense because it is small, light, portable, and concealable; it can […]

Posted in: Handgun

Does Your Handgun Fit Your Hand?

April 28, 2012

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Do you know how to determine whether a handgun fits your hand?  This is crucial when you purchase a handgun.  Just as you need shoes that fit your feet in order for you to be able to walk comfortably, you need a handgun that fits your hand in order for you to be able to […]

Posted in: Handgun

Buddha Belly

April 5, 2012

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The 2nd Edition of Martial Art of the Gun is now available and contains two short additions that were not in the 1st Edition: Chunking and Buddha Belly. Here is what has been added to page 55 of the 2nd Edition: Buddha Belly When shooting a 12 gauge shotgun while standing and balancing on one foot […]

Posted in: Recoil Management

Chunking

March 15, 2012

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The 2nd Edition of Martial Art of the Gun is now available and contains two short additions that were not in the 1st Edition: Chunking and Buddha Belly. The Turnipseed basic stance is the sum of eight Constants which define specific positions of the body or body parts. Chunking makes it easier to remember the […]

Posted in: Shooting Technique

Introduction to the Turnipseed Technique

February 19, 2012

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Handgun The Turnipseed Basic Stance is taught in the Introduction class.  It is a natural, balanced, and relaxed posture that makes shooting more comfortable and thus makes it easier to hit your target.  The basic stance is the foundation and prerequisite for all long arm and advanced handgun techniques (“wax on, wax off”).  In a […]

Snubby Revolver

February 17, 2012

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S&W Model 642 Since S&W introduced the model 36 in 1950 at the International Police Chiefs Association meeting Its been one of the most sought after little revolvers in history. Police departments bought “J” frames by the thousands for Detectives while the civilian market purchased them for home defense. Shop owners purchased them to protect their […]

Posted in: Handgun
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