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My Weekend With 450 Women Shooters…And Why They’re The Future Of Shooting

This last weekend, I was outside of Burnett TX at Reveille Peak Ranch for what might be the largest women’s shooting event in the world.  The A Girl And A Gun National Conference.  450+ women (100 more than last year) working with instructors  for 3-5 days. The facility is amazing…during the conference, shooters were doing…

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1 Hole Challenge

What kind of performance is possible with dry fire only training? A few years ago, I took the winter off of live fire practice and only did our Dry Fire Training Cards drills for 10-15 minutes per day for 6 months. I shot a few monthly competitions (4?), a few (4?) timed fun shoots, and…

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Join me for Scenario Based Training in AZ! *Time Sensitive*

Several years ago, I noticed a pattern in how I responded in high stress situations. No matter how good my training and skills were, the first time I had to use those skills in a high stress situation, my performance was WAY worse than I wished it had been. It happened in sports, driving, fighting,…

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Ancient Christmas Bugout Wisdom

This week’s newsletter is on the lighter side, and is brought to you by Urban Survival Playing Cards. The core of it comes from an article I wrote back in 2010 called “Mary and Joseph’s 90 Mile Bugout” that we have added to over the years.  Even though it is light hearted, and a lot…

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More Proof That You’re On Your Own When Seconds Count

A crazy story out of Dallas this week from Dallas Police Department whistleblower, Officer Nick Novello. Officer Novello was troubled by police response times, and asked Dallas City Counsel for help. But months went by and the problem only got worse. So he released a YouTube video showing a few shocking stats, like… The department…

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Training Secret From The NFL Combine, Olympians, & Serious Shooters

The 2019 NFL Combine wraps up today and it’s been inspiring. The Combine is a chance for prospective pro players to show off their talents for NFL scouts before the draft.  They run timed sprints, obstacle drills, test vertical leap, bench press, and more. The fate of many young men’s lives are determined and teams…

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Dry Fire Cord Drills

Dry Fire Cord can help you improve your ability to isolate your trigger finger, run the gun as quick as possible without disturbing sight alignment, and find your optimum grip intensity and trigger speed. When people first try Dry Fire Cord, they immediately notice that the trigger doesn’t “break” or reset like a trigger does…

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My Fitness Goals for 2018

Today, I thought it would be appropriate to share some wisdom on making and keeping fitness goals from world renowned fitness trainer and 58 year old power lifter, Charles Staley. Ah yes, the new year is nearly upon us, and most of us are thinking about the progress we have (or haven’t) made in 2017),…

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Surviving cold emergencies, like falling through ice

We’re in the middle of one of the most dangerous times of the year for cold related emergencies. Clothes that are appropriate for going 20 feet from a warm house to a soon-to-be-warm car and 100 yards from the warm car into a warm store aren’t appropriate when you have an accident or the car…

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Happy Birthday, US Marine Corps!

The few, the proud, the Marines… Today, the US Marine Corps turns 242 years old. One of their early actions has provided much of the rich history of the Corps and it’s a story I love talking about. Up until 1801, the Berber Muslims were extorting the US…forcing us to pay a tax or have our…

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