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We Trained To Shoot Guns Like John Wick

(gun shots) – So almost a year ago I
saw this crazy video online on Keanu Reeves at a gun
range doing gun training for the movie John Wick Two, was totally shredding it up. I wanted to see if we
could take regular people, but not just do it, see
if we could actually beat Keanu Reeves’ time. So I brought my friend Sherial with me out to Simi Valley. – I am a big advocate for
women being seen as equals just to show that we’ve got what it takes to have power and be
dangerous and be badass. – So we went to Taran Tactical Innovations to be taught by Taran
Butler, the same gun trainer that taught Keanu Reeves
to do all that work that you see in that video. He’s basically the Michael
Jordan of competitive shooting. At a time he had an 11-year win streak. That’s crazy, nobody has an
11-year win streak in anything. – I’m multi-time world and
three gun national champion. Our gun is in Jack Reacher. Our guns are in John Wick, Chapter Two. – Taran agreed to bring
us out to his gun range and show us how to do the
exact same gun training that he put Keanu Reeves through. It’s called three gun training
which involves a pistol, a shotgun, and a rifle. Once we got geared up we went straight into pistol training. First we had to work on our
stance and then our draw. The draw is important
because we have to make sure we do it quickly, but also safely. – Once we got that down and
we felt comfortable with it, we got into shooting live ammo. We would do it over and over
and over and over and over until we had it down. (gun shots) It seems like it wouldn’t be hard, but you’re learning all
these steps individually that you then have to
put together to be one solid, fluid action. (powerful instrumental music) – You’re gonna go boom, boom, boom, boom, and then boom right there. – How are you feeling, you ready? – It’s gonna be a piece
of cake. (laughing) – Easy, it’s nothing, we got this. This phase is probably the most difficult to step into right away. The shotgun is the
biggest gun of the three. So when you fire that shotgun you feel it. (gun shots) Taran was such as good, yet
strict, teacher with us. He made sure we got it down
before we could move on to the next phase. If we messed up he would make us stop and start over again until
we did it the right way. (strong instrumental music) As soon as we got comfortable with that we switched to doing it all in one motion from shooting with the pistol, holstering it, going
straight to the shotgun picking it up, taking the safety off and shooting your targets. You had to do it all in one motion and as quick as possible,
as accurate as possible, but also safe. So you have all these
different things going on in your head while you
have a dangerous weapon in your hand. It was pretty intense. All right, so we did pistol and shotgun and now we’re going to do the
rifle and the final course. You ready? – Yeah. – Yeah, I’m ready, all right let’s get it. So first we did last looks with our gear, make sure everything was fitting right. Make sure that our
holsters were tight enough because when we’re
running through the course you had to make sure that
everything would stay in place. Then Taran walked up through
the course step by step. – Once we had done a
walk-through with Taran, Sherial and I then went
and did individual practice on our own. – We just did walk-through
after walk-through after walk-through. Because we had only one
day to learn all of this we had to process a lot of
information very quickly and then put it right into action. Just finished the
run-through, it’s a beast. We have 19 targets that we have to hit. The goal is to make
sure we have no misses. Obviously we want to do it fast, try to get it in Keanu’s time. But the main goal is to
make sure we have no misses. – [Taran] Shooter ready, stand by. (beep) (gun shots) (fast-paced instrumental music) – [Taran] Good. Stand by. (beep) Good, get in there. Good, swing it. Get in closer. (gun shots) (fast-paced music) Holster it. (lively instrumental music) (gun shots) Good. (cheering and clapping) – I never broke 180, that was awesome. Is your heart pounding? – Yeah. – [Female] How do you feel right now? – I’m feeling pretty badass. (laughing) – [Josh] Turns out we
hit all of our targets, 19 of 19, but my time was five seconds off of Keanu’s time. If it wasn’t for me
forgetting to hit the safety I would have had another two seconds. So technically I was
only three seconds off. – I think I did better
than I thought I would at the beginning of this. So I’m feeling pumped right now. – Sherial was better with
precision and accuracy. In fact, she was a lot
more accurate than I was and had a lot of dead center shots. – [Taran] Those are perfect. Perfect, these are as good as it gets. – This experience was
intimidating yet exciting. – Easily one of the
coolest things I’ve ever gotten to do. – It really does get your blood pumping. It’s kind of out of body. – Taran and his team were so amazing. Such a cool team of pros. Sherial and I just had a blast. It’s crazy how your
adrenaline gets pumping and you’re just riding this natural high. Even though we didn’t beat Keanu’s time, I still think we could be
stars in our own action movie. (fierce instrumental music)

100 thoughts on “We Trained To Shoot Guns Like John Wick

  1. People being assholes over a little comment about gender equality. It is a cool video about firearm sports, don't ruin it.

  2. This sub has obviously never seen Rodriges…not sure on spelling. She may swing for a diff team but she has my heart

  3. Aren’t you the same butches who constantly advocate for restrictions on people’s gun rights?

  4. Men are inherently better at physical performance than women. We have a higher density of myofibrils, it’s just science.

  5. I love how she is like 'woman can be equally badass as men' (Which i'm not saying the can't) and then took longer than both the men in the video.

  6. Never knew extreme target practice was a thing till now. Now here is a real challenge, do it with no sleep for 2 days in 50 lbs of gear.

  7. Awesome. Get more femenists and sjws into the idea of a fundamental human right to self defense. We need all the help we can get what with all the idiots begging for our rights to be stripped by what they call racist cops and a literally Hitler fascist president.

  8. I'm a simple man. I see a feminist I dislike immediately.

    BTW Keanu is John Wick himself in real life. He can kill u with a freaking pencil even if u are a woman (equality for u wahman) just like he kills men. but he is too kind. Thank him for letting u live.

  9. I do think its interesting to see that the man was focused on speed while the lady focused on accuracy. Neat differences!

  10. トレーナーのひと〜強そう🐱

  11. Came here just for the comments – I definitely don't need to hear Buzzcucks drivel on for seven minutes.

  12. I love how they try and force the feminism when there's already badass women who work there and do it as well.

  13. president excellent shooting range wow alot of fun shooting there great alot rifle and alot of pistol alot shotgun wow realy alot fun John wick shots shooting there great alot of fun shooting excited everyshoot perfict fantastic have nice day"

  14. Lol of course the most liberal channel on YouTube has to make it clear that women can shoot guns to. Earned yourself a nice dislike buzzfeed congrats

  15. Buzzfeed stop making everything about a social movement whether it’s gay, feminist, feminazi, black power, white power, IDC!!! JUST STOP

  16. These people are clearly novices. The firearms don't make you a badass. The guns themselves are merely tools. Anyone can pull the trigger. It's your training and the skill that determine whether you walk away from a gun fight or die in the fight.

    Don't let any female tells you otherwise!

  17. No offense to the woman, but her stance was awful, her time was awful, and her footwork and movement was absolutely horrid. It makes me cringe so much.

  18. A lot of the comments say "Ugh, a feminist." It's Buzzfeed, what do you expect? They're major snowflakes.

  19. 4:18 man the way she holds the gun is so wrong when moving,looks more like a call of duty hard-scoper walking with scope on xd

  20. So 3- gun competitions are nothing new. They are fun, they are exciting but to be a top competition pretty much means it has to be your job. Still lots of fun to compete at local matches. Most anywhere you live you can find a place to do these matches or other action pistol matches. Cost some money though, pretty decent gear is required.

  21. 1. Nice feminism 2. He's not saying Keanu's name right and i hate it. 3. Can we bring up this lady again? SERIOUSLY IT'S A FUCKING VIDEO NOT A HATE SPEECH PARADE

  22. You know, holding the weapons upward is not exactly a sign of machismo to me. Be it rifles or pistols or shotguns, holding them up is a sure sign of cockiness in my opinion. You may have differing ones, but whatever.

  23. Великие стрелки!!! Я еще курсантом стрелял из ПМ и ТТ с дистанции 25 м. Попадал. Только сейчас спустя 23 года перешли на дистанцию 15 м. На видео с такой дистанции только косой не попадет

  24. I get the equality part HOWEVER, You’re not on the range to prove a gender equality point. You’re on the range to train effectively and safely. Leave your personal matters in the parking lot.

  25. All that training and these idiots couldn't figure out how to keep their finger off of the trigger? Really? These people are lucky they didn't seriously injure themselves or others. Overall just seems like they were treating the guns like toys and not really understanding the gravity of their actions.

  26. Such a training brings nothing.
    It is just a sport.
    Pure sport.

    So long you are not simulating that the targets are shooting at you, trust me, it is just a sport.
    You do not need to hide, you do not need to be aware of the fire from another targets and so on.
    If you had to pass 19 armed targets…

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