What you need to know first

“Stay strapped of get clapped.” – George Washington (I think)

Carry Insurance

“Every bullet fired outside of the range has a lawyer attached to it.” Make sure that lawyer is yours.

Situational Awareness

Everybody says you should have it, but no one can tell you what it is. I’ll try.

Keeping your children safe

We prevent accidental shooting deaths in children by Defanging the Serpent.

Soldier, Officer, Citizen

There are three broad groups of legally armed people. Each of them have different mandates on when and how they are to use their weapon.

Colonel Cooper’s Color Codes

A color code system to reflect how much you should be paying attention to things around you.

Behavioral changes when strapped

You're going to start doing things differently when you carry.

Licensed vs. Constitutional Carry

In some states, you have a choice. Choose wisely.

Blinging your blaster

Keep the funny upgrades on your carry weapon to zero. And no funny signs or stickers either.

What’s your Tueller Distance?

It’s not 21 feet, I promise you. UPDATED 12/30/23.

It's happened. Now what?

Holy Shit. Shots have been fired and bad guys are down. What do you do next?

The no-win scenario

Despite what Kirk believes there are "no-win" scenarios when you've defended yourself.

Accoutrements for training

"Accoutrements" is a fancy word for "stuff."

Training Part 1, What you need to learn first

“The best gunfight you will ever be in is the one that didn’t happen.” You're going, “Huh?” let me explain.

Training Part 2, The evolution of your training

Your training has to evolve as your skills evolve.

Training Part 3, Dry Fire

In a crisis situation, you will not “rise to the occasion.” You will descend to the level of your training.

Training Part 4, Live fire

Every round you fire at the range should have a training objective attached to it. “Practice what you suck at, so you stop sucking at it.”

Training Part 5, Range Drills

Let’s mix it up now. Different drills to mix things up. (Updated 2/28/2023)

Training Part 6, Getting off the "X"

Now let’s try moving and shooting.

Training Part 7, Classes and Private lessons

Sometimes we need an external pair of eyes. When youy attend, go with your magazines full and your ego empty.

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