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Combat Shooting Tips From Larry Bird?

  Whether you’re a basketball fan or not, there are great lessons that we can learn from the greatest players in any sport and apply them to our lives. At some level, big games in professional sports and defending yourself in a self defense situation are similar.  In both cases, you’re training to be able…

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Linear Range Training Scars

  You’ve probably heard the saying before, “Train the way you want to fight because you’ll fight the way you trained.” This is wisdom that you can take to the bank.  When your stress level gets so high that your mid-brain takes over control from your frontal lobe, you lose most of your critical thinking…

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Top 5 AR-15 Myths

  Today’s newsletter is sponsored by the Home Defense Rifle AR-15 and Home Defense DVD course.  It’s the only course that dispels the myths of clearing your home, over-penetration with pistols, rifles, and shotguns, and urban legends about home invasions.  In addition, it explains the workings of the AR-15/Modern Sporting Rifle more thoroughly and more clearly…

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Dry Fire Safety Rules

  Safety is key anytime you’re handling a weapon.  Dry Fire Training Cards are designed to be used with an inert weapon or with a live weapon that has been physically AND visually verified cold (empty of ammunition), with any/all live ammunition locked up in a separate room. By definition, dry fire is the manipulation…

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5 Lessons from 6 weeks of Attacks

  I was listening to Michael Bane’s podcast on Wednesday about “chumming for monsters” and he brilliantly brought up some of the changes in accepted best practices that have happened over the last few weeks as a result of terrorist attacks.  If you’re not subscribed to his podcast, you can do so by clicking >HERE<…

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Diagnostic Shooting Targets–The Big Lie

I was watching former Delta Force Sniper, John “Shrek” McPhee on TriggerTime TV last week and he covered one of my pet peeves…shooting correction charts, like this: The segment was truly epic.  John and I have a handfull of common friends and I reached out to him as soon as it aired to see if…

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Training drills for dynamic self-defense shooting

  Most ranges force shooters to shoot in ideal (safe) conditions. Ranges are designed to be low-stress and are well lit. Safety rules dictate that shooters don’t draw from a holster, let alone from concealment. Shooters are encouraged to stand still in a Weaver, Isosceles, or modified stance. All shots go straight forward in a…

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The danger of retention and contact shooting

  One of the sexiest topics in shooting in the last few years is retention shooting and SEVERAL of you emailed in last week asking about the topic. There are a few different definitions for retention shooting, but basically it’s holding your gun close to your body while engaging an attacker that’s within arm’s reach…

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Orlando Attack & Lessons from 250 Years Of War

  Many people think that Islamic attacks on the US, like what happened Friday night/Saturday morning, are a relatively new thing, but America has been under attack from Muslim terrorists since before we were even a country. Before America declared her independence, our oceangoing ships were at risk for attack from Islamic pirates and flew…

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