Archive for April 2015

Range Attire and Range Safety

This unfortunate event occurred a couple of days ago at a range that I frequent (although I wasn’t there when this happened). This negligent discharge was easily preventable. Anyone who shoots for any period of time will have caught a piece of hot brass in his or […]

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Additional Thought on Identifying a Worthwhile Firearms Instructor

In a previous post about identifying a competent firearms instructor (here) I realized I left out one crucial item that is another hallmark of a worthwhile instructor—that is that the training they offer is relevant to your life. A promotional video by a particular ‘training’ group shows […]

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Predators vs. Prey

A little while ago I read a conversation on social media where an individual described an ‘encounter’ that he felt he ‘won’. He described going to a McDonald’s drive-thru in a bad part of town late at night with his wife, who, according to this individual, was […]

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How to Identify a Worthwhile Firearms Instructor

The first and foremost requirement of knowing if someone is worth your training dollars and time is knowing that instructor’s commitment to safety. The student shouldn’t have to ask about safety. The instructor must be up front and open about the safety policy with his or her […]

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