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Six Things You Should Do Before (and After) Getting a Gun.

Kermit says: "You Learned Nothing at that 2 Hour Class at the Gun Show. But that's none of my business..."

So you took a basic gun safety class or one of those hokey $19.95 online “Get Your Permit in 30 minutes or less!” courses, now what else do you need to know besides the NRA 3 Rules of Gun Safety or Jeff Cooper’s 4 Rules of Gun Safety?

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Posted in Concealed Carry

Building a Tactically Oriented Facebook Feed

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Many firearms instructors have expressed frustration with students who don’t follow through with the continued learning aspect of personal protection. Sure instructors and more “squared away” concealed carriers could just excoriate the beginner concealed carry class students as “ticket punchers” who are too

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Posted in Articles, Training

The Murder of Channon Christian and Chris Newsom

It has been over 9 years since this happened. Keep their families in your prayers. Conclusions “Teach your kids to defend themselves.” Straight from the mouths of Channon and Chris’s parents. Develop a fighting mindset. As Paul Howe put it, “Do not put

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[W]hen it hits home it’s hard

Originally posted on tacticalprofessor:
You know, I’ve always had this thought that this could only happen to someone else, you know you only hear about these things, but when it hits home it’s hard. –Kimberly’s maternal grandfather Everyone that this…

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Posted in Articles, Gun Safety, In the News

Paul-E-Palooza 3 Recap: Managing Unknown Contacts with Craig Douglas (SouthNarc)

Craig Douglas teaching students what exactly is involved in a criminal assault.

Photos are courtesy of Dark Star Gear Immediately after part one of Cecil Burch’s Combative Applications of Chokes class, I stayed in the “Sand Pit” where the combatives courses of Paul-E-Palooza 3 were held to take Craig Douglas’ Managing Unknown

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Posted in Awareness, Combatives, Concealed Carry, Course Reviews