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August 2017

Rob Pincus

ASSESSING YOUR ENVIRONMENT


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Even the lowest level defensive firearms courses include advice or reminders to “Scan” or “Assess” your environment after you have stopped a threat. Very few courses, even at the highest level, actually get into the details of what you should be practicing or provide a contextual appropriate way to practice. In our Intuitive Defensive Shooting […]

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Melissa Bachman

HUNTING WITH YOUR FAMILY HEIRLOOM RIFLE


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When it comes to family heirlooms, there are many types. In my family, guns are one of the most sacred heirlooms passed on through generations. These aren’t just any gun or guns; but guns with stories, a history, and something to be remembered. Some people keep things like this locked up or under glass, but […]

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Nikki Boxler

HOW TO START A SURVIVAL FIRE


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Enjoying a campfire during calm, summer nights is among the most relaxing ways to kick back and enjoy life with family and friends. Starting a fire in the comfort of your backyard prepared is easy – grab some firewood, a lighter and a starter log and you are good to go. But, what happens if […]

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Scott Leysath

HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME – SAUSAGE PARTY


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  No doubt you’ve heard the expression, “Never visit the sausage factory.” Of course, that’s because most folks just don’t want to see what goes into making sausage. We’ve all heard tales of lips, ears, glands and all things gristly that, once passed through a meat grinder, get crammed into a casing and loaded into […]

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Live the Legend

HOW TO HIT MORE TARGETS AND MORE GAME


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As with any activity humans decide to pursue, they only get better with practice. From baseball players taking fly ball after fly ball, golfers hitting ball after ball (for the pros, thousands a week), Navy pilots practicing touch and goes on a carrier deck, and a surgeon doing years of residency to perfect his art, […]

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Ron Spomer

ACCURACY TESTING AMMO


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Not all ammunition shoots accurately in every rifle. To determine which your rifle likes best with minimal fuss, try this system of initial 3-shot group testing combined with careful record keeping. Come along on this video blog from Ron Spomer to learn more.

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Rob Pincus

LATERAL MOVEMENT IN DEFENSIVE TRAINING


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Earlier this week, World Champion Shooter Rob Leatham and I released another episode of our continuing “Worlds Collide” video series. It dealt with Shooting & Moving. Both Rob and I agree that you generally don’t want to try shooting and moving at the same time during a defensive gun use: Plant & Shoot! But, what […]

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Becky Yackley

BUILDING RESPONSIBLE GUN OWNERS – ONE NEW SHOOTER AND CHILD AT A TIME


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Friendship, safety, and life lessons rolled into one a day at the range are all part of what the shooting sports holds for families. From spending time with peers, with parents, or with those we mentor, every firearm owner can grow in their safety skills when they attend competitive events.  For youth, the promise is […]

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