Here’s a link to my video which is the subject of this post:
As you can see from the title of the above video, I have clumped the “Mozambique” drill with the “Failure to Stop” drill. Said drills should be differentiated from one another (especially by military standards). The “Mozambique” drill entails 2 shots to the thoracic area (center of mass) followed by an immediate shot to the cranio-ocular cavity.
This drill can be distinguished from a “Failure to Stop” drill in that there is no assessment prior to the head shot. In contrast, the “failure to stop” drill requires an assessment as to status of the assailant’s condition prior to making a decision to follow up with a head shot. There are 3 instances when the assailant does not succumb to 2 center of mass hits thereby necessitating a follow-up head shot…(1) drugs, (2) body armor (heavy winter clothing or excessive fatty tissue), or (3) a determined attacker.
I had loosely and lazily used the terms when describing the video. A viewer’s input is the impetus for this clarification.
Another point I’d like to make is the importance of periodic videotaping of one’s shooting. This video was taken approximately 1 year after my right elbow surgery due to torn tendon and ligament. I noticed that I do not bring the gun adequately to count 2 prior to extension to the target. I came to the realization that I am favoring my right arm and going straight to the target due to the previous and ingrained pain associated to coming up high on count 2.
Wishing you all a great week!
(link to DefensiveCarry.com post: http://www.defensivecarry.com/forum/defensive-carry-tactical-training/136022-mozambique-versus-failure-stop.html )