Should South Paws Buy Left Handed Firearms?

One of the hardest thing any South Paw shooter has to learn when starting out, is learning how to manipulate their firearms with their non-dominant hand. Unfortunately, for lefties, this is a suck more situation. Everything that is taught in class is done from a right handed person’s perspective. And the cheap ass saying that […]

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Dunning–Kruger and Your Mindset

Sooner or later, you’ll run into someone at the range where they will exude this enormous confidence, if not arrogance, of knowledge but they will never think that their skills are garbage. And if you haven’t yet met anyone like that, YouTube surely won’t disappoint. I’ve ran into my fair share of instructors out there […]

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Tactical Pistol Three

I guess it was only a matter of time before I decided to finish up the “Tactical Pistol” series offered by Tactical Firearms Academy (TFA). To be honest, I was purposely putting off taking this last class because all I heard was that the qualifiers were brutal. Yes, there are two qualifiers. If you’ve taken […]

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Press Checking

What is a “press check” and why and when would someone do it? In short, press checking your firearm is really verifying whether or not your weapon is loaded. The internet people are saying press checking your gun is stupid. I saw a couple of YouTube videos that claimed it’s an “improper way to handle […]

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Are Double Action Triggers Obsolete?

Back in the days when I was growing up, watching Miami Vice and reruns of Starsky and Hutch, SWAT, Hawaii Five-O and other classic TV police shows, I was always amazed as to how the cops would win the majority of their gun fights. Of course, they were the good guys and if you’re the […]

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The Viridian C5L

I realized that the more I trained with other reputable trainers, I learned that shit can hit the fan anywhere and any time; in particular, when you are most vulnerable. The majority of most encounters I’ve read about or discussed in class with various trainers usually seem to have a common factor of a low […]

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Bleeding Control For The Injured

Awhile back, while I was zeroing in my new scope on the range, I managed to slice open my dominate hand while I was putting away my multitool’s blade. One thing that I noticed, while I standing there bleeding and being disappointed at my clumsiness, I was frantically grabbing my kit and pulling out almost […]

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Train Like You Fight

Have you ever heard this quote and wondered who said “Fight like you train, train like you fight“? Some say it was written and published in the US Army’s manual dating back to WW2 or it was made up by some crazy motivated Senior NCO looking to torture his platoon of new recruits in the […]

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The Weekend Gunfighter

Over the last couple of years, I’ve attended several tactical training and competitive shooting events. I noticed that there seem to be at least three types of mindsets on the field. The tactical training events, the majority of the guys show up will have “tacti-cool” gear. The competitive events, the shooters will show up with […]

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