While looking at this guy's channel I noted a tutorial on how he does the effects. It's right here:
So guess what? How can I introduce the concept of slide action and some recoil to new shooters without going live fire? Ta DA! Airsoft gas blowback 1911 is on the way for this weekend! As it shoots 6mm plastic pellets, I might be able to get one of these in the muzzle and practice rapid fire with the laser target!
Oh, I taught basic video software stuff at the Community College. I know this software somewhat! I will worry about that stuff later.