Is Competition Training?

What I initially sought out by learning how to use a firearm was to get into the whole running and gunning competition thing. I got inspired by watching videos of these competitive shooters on YouTube taking down paper targets, steel plates, and flying clays. I was more so impressed with the speed these guys were […]

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Running 416

Over the weekend, I’ve decided to finally partake in a monthly sub-gun match. And to be honest, I’ve been putting it off for almost two years mainly for three reasons. First is that the match range is far as shit from my place. Well, anything more than an hour away from me is what I […]

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Tactical Training Seminar

For the entire week, it rained here almost every morning and every evening. So driving 2-3 hours to take a tactical class with some SF dudes from ZERT, was a mixed feeling for me. Not because of the instructors but in general, the whole zombie concept. But yet it’s probably more about me not knowing […]

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2014 Reloaded

Highlights from year two of my continued education. Lots of painful lessons as well as lots of personal achievements. I can only hope this year will be even better! Happy New Year! Hope to see you folks at a training class or on the range. By the way this is a 14 min video, so […]

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High Speed Low Drag Training

In preparing for my upcoming 2015 training schedule, I’ve been researching a lot of training academies on what they are offering. While evaluating and trying to select which instructors I want to invest my time and money with, I realized something particular. I don’t know if this is a recently growing trend or it has […]

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Retention Reload vs Tactical Reload

There’s been a lot of debate about “Tactical Reloads” and it’s purpose. It seems like there’s a lot of people stating that tactical reloads are useless. Surprisingly, this came from some of the tactical shooters and mainly the competition shooters, because there is a completely different mindset between them and myself. I want to start […]

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Hello Operator?

When Tactical Firearms Academy announced their specialty course for the HK MP5, I was quick to jump on the sign up. Cause why? It’s an MP5!! That’s why! For months and months, I was waiting for this class. And it drove me nuts really, cause I really wanted to get a lot of trigger time […]

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The Basics of Fundamentals

It’s funny to sit here and look back on the many classes that I’ve taken since I started learning how to shoot. No matter if it’s with a local instructor or someone recently like with Chris Costa; it seems that every (good) instructor will key in on the fundamentals of marksmanship. Although they all might […]

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Handgun Employment Theory One

I’ve been looking forward to this class for quite some time now and that moment has arrived. It’s like waiting for that U2 concert that is almost a year away, only wishing for that day to get here sooner. As the date was getting close, I remember spending the entire week prepping for Costa Ludus […]

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