Some of my friends wonder why I’m so serious about pistol training. Their questions are usually combined with one of the following additional statements:

“I’m good to go…I’ve got my concealed carry permit.”

“Our department is serious about training. We actually shoot and qualify every quarter.”

“I’ve really gotten serious about shooting. I […]

Yesterday, there was an active shooter alert at Naval Medical Center San Diego.

The alert told people at the hospital to “Run, Hide, or Fight!”

I had mixed emotions.

On one hand, I had a sense of dread for the potential victims and thought, “here we go again.”

At the same time, I felt […]

It has been a crazy few months in the firearms industry…

Gun sales records are being broken on a regular basis.

Gun ranges are full, wait times are high, and many require reservations.

Training classes, especially concealed carry classes, are full and booked out weeks or months in advance.

The events that are causing […]

Take a look at the picture below.

It’s a dot, surrounded by a “cloud of doubt.”

Now, take a deep breath or two, and focus deeply on the dot until the cloud disappears.

Crazy, isn’t it?

If you have trouble at first, try moving closer (elbow’s length from your screen) or further (hand’s length).  […]

Wednesday’s shootings in San Bernardino were horrible, but not surprising. Some of us have been attempting to prepare officers and civilians for events like this for the last few years and will continue to do so.

There are some opportunities to look at what happened and either make changes to your […]

My wife and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary this weekend and one of the things we did was watch UFC 193.  If you don’t know, UFC is the Ultimate Fighting Championship where people fight in a cage using several different styles and disciplines.

In one of the fights, Jędrzejczyk vs. […]

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