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5 Myths About “Gun Free” Zones

In light of the Uvalde murders, I wanted to re-share an article that I wrote awhile back about the myth of gun free zones… There’s been a lot of talk recently about “Gun Free” zones and, frankly, a lot of it has been useless blather from people who know nothing about guns and reveal more…

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Oct 2015 Newsletter

Welcome to the October 2015 issue of the Journal of Tactics and Preparedness! In the process of taking the newsletter from it’s full glory to this slightly smaller format that has compressed images to download faster, some of the images lose their brilliance. If you want the full size, full color version of the newsletter,…

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Counter-Ambush (mugging) Response For Non-Tactical Loved Ones

I’ve got a great quick video for you today on identifying and responding to ambush attacks. Attackers of all sorts…good or bad…animal or human…use the L-Shaped ambush to quickly and efficiently take out their intended target.  Ambushes are used in military battles around the globe, they’re used to attack law enforcement, and they’re used on…

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Aiming Center Mass vs. Quick Stop–Which is Better?

  I remember the first deer that I shot. I was about 80 yards away, waited until I had my angle, and hit it with a heart-double-lung shot with my .308. It bucked and then sprinted off as if it hadn’t watched enough TV to know how it was supposed to react when shot. I…

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The Myth of Condition Yellow and Situational Awareness

Colonel Jeff Cooper founded the Gunsite Academy (American Pistol Institute) in 1976 to develop and teach the art of fighting with a pistol and almost everything that exists today in the world of firearms training and concealed carry goes back in some way or another to Col. Cooper. One of the things that Col. Cooper…

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2015 MGM Ironman Stage 5

  We recently sponsored the 2015 MGM Ironman 3-Gun “The Toughest 3-Gun Match On Earth” in Parma, Idaho.  Almost 300 shooters shot 1,200-2,000 rounds of ammo on 10 stages over 3 days…every one of which was timed and scored.  It was an awesome event put on by Travis Gibson from MGM Targets and it was…

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Precision Pistol and 100 Yard Shots (with a Glock??)

  I’m going to share a quick video with you today where I demonstrate shooting a steel torso target at 100 yards with a Glock 26 5 out of 5 times using Freedom Munitions SuperMatch ammo, and then go into detail on how YOU can shoot like this too… If you like it, please click…

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How To Shoot 1 Hole Groups With A Pistol

  If you or a loved one want to be able to shoot 1 hole groups, then keep reading… What kind of shooting performance is possible when you master the mental component of shooting? If you follow Insight’s Deadly Accuracy Home Study program, you’ll be shooting 1 hole groups within your first few minutes on…

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Self Defense lessons from a coyote vs. moose (surprise end & pics)

  I want to show you a couple of pictures that I took the other day when I was trail running.  I’ve got kids and have changed diapers and am immune to “gross” and don’t think there’s anything wrong with what I’m about to show you, but here’s a fair warning that you might not…

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4 Firearms Myths That Bad Guys Believe And You Shouldn’t

  Ox here with 4 myths about firearms accuracy that bad guys believe and you shouldn’t MYTH 1.  You can’t shoot accurately with a (fill in the blank) pistol. Normally, I hear this argument about subcompacts, pistols/revolvers with long heavy triggers, or pistols that have a long double action for the first round and a…

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