Warrior Summit: Combat Training from 1″ to 1000 Yards

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When someone tries to kill you, do you know how, when or where it will happen?  Not likely. Criminal attacks happen everywhere – inside the home, at the workplace, in parking lots, on the highway and in grocery stores.  They happen at close distances or from far away.  Sometimes there is motive; other times it […]

Vitals of Defense Video Training Series

Taking it to the next level, Safety Solutions Academy and the Gunfighter Cast have teamed up on a new video training series called the Vitals of Defense.  The first training video is out now, with a follow up coming soon. I could go on about how cool this video looks, but I’d suggest you just […]

Gun News

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Wednesday’s gun news… Colt Mustang XSP Announced at the NRA Annual Meetings and Expo earlier this month, the new Mustang XSP is a polymer-framed version of the single-action .380 ACP pistol.  Do not think that this is the same pistol just with a plastic frame.  Colt made a number of changes in the frame that […]

Position Sul

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If you are interested in the Position Sul, you may want to check out a video and article over at BlueSheepdog on the subject.  The article covers the pros and cons of the standard “low ready” and of Position Sul.  If you are not familiar with the concept, don’t worry, the article and video cover […]

LaserLyte Training Pistol

LaserLyte Trigger Tyme

LaserLyte has a new training pistol:  the Trigger Tyme.  If you read the marketing materials on the training gun, it would seem to be an ideal tool, especially for Glock shooters.  But does it live up to that description? Trigger Tyme The LaserLyte training pistol is a blue plastic training gun that approximates the size […]

TCCC for CCW Course Next Month

If you are prepared to shoot someone in self-defense, are you also ready to patch yourself up when you are injured in the confrontation?  What about a loved one who has been injured?  Chances are, you are not.  That’s where the Trauma Medicine for the CCW Operator class comes in. Dr. John Meade and Don Robison […]

Marines: Hey Lets Train with Our Actual Weapons!

Marines Firearms Training

The US Marine Corps has decided to train as it fights.  At weapon qualifications, Marines will be allowed to use the weapons and approved optics they carry into battle. “The intent is to ensure Marines train with the weapon system with which they will fight, ” wrote Lt. Gen. Richard Mills in an administrative message. Not […]

Massad Ayoob – In The Gravest Extreme

“Massad Ayoob,” I said. “Who?” my friend asked. I was recently talking with a friend of mine who is getting into firearms for self defense. As things typically go when someone knows I am a cop, they will start asking me for all sorts of advice on when and how to use a gun for […]

Dry Fire Debate

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Reading Tam’s blog this morning, I discovered that there is still a largely overblown fear of damaging firearms by dry firing a centerfire handgun.  ‘Damaging guns by dry-fire’ seems to be the gun hobby’s version of ‘I woke up in a bathtub filled with ice-water and one of my kidneys was stolen.”  While it may […]

Ruger Tactical Tips by Dave Spaulding

Ruger teamed up with firearm trainer Dave Spaulding to produce a series of videos called Ruger Tactical Tips.  These training videos are completely free and available on the Ruger website.  The Ruger Tactical Tips videos are several minutes in length, and will be published during the coming weeks and months.  The first video on mental […]