Category Archives: Training

Why is Situational Awareness So Important?

Spending your life in Condition White is downright stupid, but constantly being in Condition Orange is not an option. Living with effective situational awareness requires balance. Some years ago, Col. Jeff Cooper USMC designed the Color Code to help us … Continue reading

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Safety Comes First: Training With a Firearm

Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels My friend Mark Hargrove and I recently sent Colt Detective Specials off to Tyler Gun Works to be customized as Fitz Specials. Back before WWII, J.H. FitzGerald, a well-known Colt employee, would shorten the barrels on Colt DA revolvers, … Continue reading

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Personal Defense: Doing It On a Budget

Photo by Thomas Def on Unsplash For any number of reasons, folks are becoming more and more concerned for their personal safety. These past few months have seen record gun sales at the same time that our economy has taken some serious hits. … Continue reading

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Improving Your Shotgun Skills

When talking about personal defense, one of the common remarks we get from gun owners is, “I’ve been shooting guns since I was a kid, and I don’t need any training.” This is even more common when talking about shotguns. … Continue reading

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