Making the RSO Your Best Friend

The RSO (Range Safety Officer) is the person at the gun range whose responsibility it is to ensure safety on the range. The RSO may not always stand behind each shooter and bark at you if you break any of the rules but generally the RSO is going to call out people who are crossing…

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Speed Shooting Competition With LASR

Laser simulated speed shooting competition between Riley and Jacob. In the video you see the LASR software and we are shooting with SIRTs from NLT. Coupon codes and links are below if interested. Racing drills like this have good and bad aspects. The good is that you act with legitimate adrenaline (if you are a competitive person).…

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Dry Practice: Further Thoughts

In an early article, Dry Practice or Dry Fire was addressed in some detail. In the past few weeks, some more items have come to my attention through reading and watching training programs I’d recorded from my satellite TV service. In the earlier piece it was mentioned you’ll need a safe backstop for your dry practice. In my…

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Mobile App Released for USA Gun Owners

Who would have thought releasing a gun related app for smartphones would be so difficult and expensive? Over a year ago we started developing our mobile app with a few key objectives in mind. We wanted to create a powerful, “one stop” resource for American Gun Owners at no cost and free of advertising. After…

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Gun Buying Tips for the Forgotten Demographic

I plead guilty. Yes, I have not paid enough attention to a very important group of gun enthusiasts and self defense pistol shooters. In a past article, Where to Begin When Choosing Your Firearm for Concealed Carry, I provided some help to those purchasing a gun for personal defense. I look back and with regret, realize that I…

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Officer Slips On Ice and Accidentally Shoots Suspect

Image courtesy of The Denver Post Winter brings with it a number of dangers. Here in the mountains of Colorado not to far from my home I got a reminder when reading the local news. Earlier in December 2015 a police office with the Aurora Police Department was confronting a criminal when he slipped on…

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Dry Practice – Dry Fire: Working on Fundamentals

I love the satellite TV service we have at our house, as well as the DVR recorder. It affords me an opportunity to catch programs that would otherwise be missed. There are a number of TV programs directed towards firearms and self-defense subjects, one of which reminded me of something I was pondering as the snow was flying:…

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Hand to Hand Combat Instructor Matt Numrich Interview

This year I was blessed to get connected with Matt Numrich. If you don’t already know the name, Matt is a leading expert and instructor in the arena of physical self-defense and hand to hand combat. The son of a police officer Matt has always approached martial arts in two very unique ways that set him…

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Should You Modify Your Trigger On Your Carry Gun?

Very often, I am asked by my students about my opinion on the pros and cons of modifying the trigger pull of their carry gun. Owners do not typically increase the weight of the trigger pull on their firearm. For this reason when referring to trigger modification, we will be addressing reducing the weight of the trigger pull…

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