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What Freedom Means To Me

“To me, freedom means being able to make decisions about how I live my life and our family lives our lives rather than having the course of our lives dictated to us. Some of the freedom that I experience is out of my control…but a lot is. One of the reasons why I prepare…why I…

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SHOT 2022: 3 Examples of disruptive technology

One of the things that I look for at SHOT show is disruptive technology…not a slight change on a proven idea, but novel concepts for unique problems that cause people to think differently. There are 3 examples that I want to share: First is a non-semi auto AR from Fox Unit: Why would you want…

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Christmas 2021–My Favorite Things

For a few years, Glenn Beck used to have a Christmas episode called “My Favorite Things” where he told his audience about what he was giving his friends and loved ones for Christmas. I’m fortunate to have half a dozen of my products recommended on his radio and TV shows…not as ads, but as gift…

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Top 10 Reasons Why The Future of America Depends on Preppers & Gun Nuts

There has been a lot of derogatory talk lately about “preppers” and “gun nuts” and I’d like to take a minute to point out 10 reasons why preppers and gun nuts have always been vital to the United States and why it is essential that we have as many as possible to survive future disasters.…

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Review & pick of hearing protection & hearing enhancers (hearables)

I started having tinnitus and hearing loss in my early-mid 40s, and hearing protection and hearing better has become very important. I’ve tried several options, both on the hearing protection side and on the hearing enhancement side. And today, I’m going to share what has worked (and not worked) for me as I’ve tested solutions…

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Eliminating Tunnel Vision Under Stress

There’s a belief that in a high stress situation, you’ll have tunnel vision and won’t be able to see your front sight or only be able to see your threat. And if that’s how you train, you’re probably right. That’s what happens to most people under stress. But it’s a myth to think that you can’t do anything…

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Dueling As An Olympic Sport…Again? (Crazy story)

I have got a fun article for you today that’s somewhat timely with the Olympics coming up. Did you know that 32% of people polled before the Sydney Olympics wanted pistol dueling to be REINSTATED? Not “introduced,” but “reinstated.” As in, pistol dueling used to be an actual Olympic sport! There were actually 2 different…

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“Upgraded” box/combat/square breathing

I’ve got a quick breathing drill I want you to try. It’s a variation on “box,” “square,” or “combat” breathing. These methods normally have you breathe in for 4 seconds, hold your breath 4 seconds, breathe out for 4 seconds, and hold your breath with empty lungs for 4 seconds. We’re going to tweak it…

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Making E-Type Targets Reactive For T4E Paintball Markers, UTM, Airsoft, Simunition, BB’s, Pellets and BlazePod

I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about how I make the E-Type (Plastic mil/DOD torso targets) reactive targets that I use with less-than-lethal training tools like T4E paintball markers, UTM, Airsoft, Simunition, BB’s, Pellets AND how to use them with BlazePod flash reflex and reaction lights…so I made a video 🙂 There’s a…

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My favorite self-defense tool where guns aren’t allowed…

I’ve got a great training tip for you today that could tip the scales far enough in your favor that you DON’T need to shoot in a self-defense situation. You’ve seen my videos where I demonstrate drawing and hitting target in under a second… But when I’m out and about, I don’t see my Glock…

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