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The El Presidente Drill

Although the “El Presidente” shooting drill was devised some years ago, it is still an excellent way for the defensive shooter to test his or her skills and, hopefully, document improvement in his training and practice. It requires three targets, … Continue reading

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Training or Playing?

In the past I have made the observation that some people play at personal defense. These may be the folks who keep buying gun after gun and not budgeting any money for professional training. These may also be the folks … Continue reading

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Not-So-Common Sense

Recently I wrote a blog post for the American Rifleman website about the foolish practice of carrying an auto pistol with an empty chamber. I almost didn’t post it because I really thought that most people were smarter than to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Scout Rifle

Col. Jeff Cooper began to experiment with the concept that would come to be called the Scout Rifle in the 1960’s. Essentially, he wanted a light, powerful rifle that would be equally qualified to handle most hunting chores and also … Continue reading

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