If you’re like me, you have a brood of family members to protect and provide for. With that comes the responsibility to train to protect, whether that be with your brain, fists or a firearm. When talking with a co-worker about self-defense training, I was asked: “What’s the most common mistakes when training to protect your … More The mistake of assumption
I think they made a song about this very topic Sorry, that’s “dance with who brung ya” . . . my mistake. When I started learning firearm related self-defense and small unit tactics, one of the things I would do was attend randomly scheduled rifle qualifications. Show up to class to learn and you … More Dance with what you brung . . . .
So you want a personal protection carbine . . . I recommend you build one. Perhaps not from scratch, but from specifically selected groups of parts. Youtube is FULL of informative videos on assembling every aspect of the AR-15 platform carbine. You’ll know your platform intimately. In this post, while I may include some technical … More So, you want a carbine . . .
A co-worker of mine was recently in the building when this shooting happened on Black Friday: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/11/30/chicago-shooting-nordstrom/19696137/ It’s a sobering reminder when hearing a first-hand account like this, that at least 1% of the population walking around is mentally unstable and willing to harm innocents. And as everyone that has half a brain knows, the … More A Sobering Reminder for Concealed Carry Training