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Problem Solving

Combat, be it shooting or hand to hand combat, is an exercise in problem solving.  Many times training as shooters is confined by where we live legally, resources, or an indoor range.  Indoor ranges are minefields of poor training, from one round a second rules to not being able to draw from the holster.  Many […]

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Rifle Dynamics 3 Day AK Builder Class AAR

A few weekends ago I was able to attend the Rifle Dynamics AK Builder class in Tulsa, OK. I purchased the class as an early Christmas gift for my girlfriend. She’s helped me build a few AR’s, and said she wanted to build her own rifle from the ground up. I’ve wanted a Rifle Dynamics […]

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The Temple Index – Real World vs the Range

Controversy and gun handling techniques go hand in hand.  Any time there is a new technique introduced or an unorthodox technique gets widespread exposure (no matter how long it has been in use), there will be all manner of instructors, shooters and spectators chiming in on the usefulness or stupidity of the technique.  Recently, the […]

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Secondary Guns

The subject of secondary, or “back-up”, guns has been debated to death over the years, and I’d rather not beat that dead horse. But, I’m asked about it on a regular basis and I think I might be able to throw in a few thoughts that are often left out of the debate.

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Stop Fooling Yourself

Many things are important to the development of solid firearms skills: safety, knowledge of the fundamentals, firearm confidence, professional training and dedicated practice to name a few.  These focuses don’t occur in a vacuum; they work together and help us be a better shooter.  It’s a never ending process of self-assessment that is challenging, fun […]

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