Reloads matter-NYPD fires 54 rounds to stop a threat

  There was another high round-count shoutout this weekend in NYC.  This time it took 54 rounds to stop a single attacker…who’s in critical condition 3 days later. This isn’t about Monday morning quarterbacking.  This is about looking at shootings that really happened and figuring out what YOU can do to be more ready for…

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Carrying Full Size vs. Compact vs. Sub-Compact

  Awhile back, we talked about 2 incidents in NYC where it took NYPD 84 rounds to stop an attacker. FBI statistics say that it takes an AVERAGE of between 2.4 and 2.9 rounds to stop an attacker, depending on caliber, but that’s 2.4-2.9 HITS. You might not always make good hits in a dynamic…

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Run, Hide, or Fight! (5 Techniques For Defeating Active Shooters)

  Recent shootings at churches and schools has brought one question to the top of people’s minds… If you were going about your business at a store, in the mall, at a sporting event, or in a hospital and heard that warning, what would you do? Run, Hide, or Fight? Your answer is your answer. …

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What Does It Take To Be A Survivor?

  Welcome to this week’s newsletter, brought to you by former Force Recon Marine, Chris Graham’s 30-10 At-Home Pistol Training Program–Guaranteed to put you in the top 10% of all shooters in the next 30 days.  Learn more now by going >HERE< Today’s post opens a discussion into the naysayers that Preppers are often confronted…

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Chris Kyle – Larry Yatch – American Sniper benefit friends

  Ox here, from Dry Fire Training Cards. If you haven’t seen American Sniper yet, it’s an awesome movie and I strongly encourage you to see it. I got to spend some time with Larry in Vegas at SHOT last week and we had a chance to swap stories about Chris. To be clear, we…

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5 high performance shooting hacks

  The blunt force way to achieve excellence at any skill is repetition. As you repeat a skill—correctly–over and over, you progress through different levels of mastery: Unconscious Incompetence—where you don’t know what you don’t know. Conscious Incompetence—where you know how little you know and seek wisdom. Conscious Competence—where you know how to perform, but…

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January 2016 issue

  Welcome to the January 2016 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…

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January 2016 newsletter

  Welcome to the January 2016 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…

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2 Free Dry Fire Drills For The New Year

  It has been a crazy last couple of years in the firearms industry… Black Friday to Christmas gun sales were down this year, but only because the last few years were record years. It’s great that more people have guns. And it’s great that more people have concealed carry permits. But in most cases,…

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December 2015 newsletter

  Welcome to the December 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…

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