The Gentleman Operator

Chances are that if you are reading this article some part of you wishes you could be an operator.  You might have an unnatural love of suppressors and short barreled rifles, or you might...
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5 Lessons Learned In My First Shooting Competition

I thought I was a good shooter, until I did a three gun competition.  After all, I've been shooting for over 20 years, I've qualified expert in the Marine Corps with multiple weapons systems,...

25 Gunfighting Stats Learned From Convicted Cop Killers

This article is going to be an in-depth look at the statistics related to some of the worst criminals, cop killers.  Every five years or so the FBI compiles a list of all cases...

The 5 Worst Kinds of Gun Guys

Everyone knows gun people are super cool and can wear sunglasses indoors without anyone saying a word to them, but let me tell you, there are some folks that are not super cool and...
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17 Most Important Gunfight Stats: Backed By Data and Real World Experience

Gunfights are awesome to watch on TV.  The good guy wins, and bad guys go flying through the air in a spray of blood.  Unfortunately, these types of images we see on the silver...
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3 Amazing Dry Fire Practice Tools That Save You Thousands of Dollars

If you don't dry fire then screw you.  Just kidding, but seriously.  Dry fire practice is the only way you will ever move past the beginning stages of firearms training.  Unfortunately, this type of...

Physiological Pistol Improvement: 3 Techniques to Increase Shooting Accuracy

Shooting is about controlling variables.  The more experienced you become, the better you are able to eliminate those that negatively impact your shooting.  This is true of any shooting sport:  three gun, IPSC, skeet,...

Defending Yourself: Robbery, Carjacking, and Use of Force

Most readers of this site regularly carry a firearm, both concealed and when they are on duty.  We also practice regularly with our weapons to keep our skills sharp, but often times we don't...

Pattern Recognition and Deadly Force Encounters

The difference between survival and death, in a deadly force encounter, is pattern recognition.  I doubt that you have heard this before, but it is a fact, and yet we as self defense minded...

Ballistics: Three Myths That Can Kill You

Ballistics is the dark mysterious study of bullets in flight.  No subject garners as much anecdotal b.s.  The fact is that much of the data is fairly straight forward and is governed by simple...
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