Tag Archives: Training

A Tec-9 Malfunctions. Good Thing for the Good Guy

This one is bouncing around the news channels this morning but let us look at something else. My buddy Greg Ellifritz (an LEO in OH and Instructor himself) cataloged all the guns that came in off the street and found some amazing results. Like not being loaded, partially loaded, mix match of ammo, wrong ammo, […]

SSD: Ken Hackathorn “Finger Position is Key”

I’ve had the debate of safety on/safety off during reloads/malfunction clearances with multiple peers and students over the years. Ken sums it up nicely in terms that everyone can relate to. As in, not all guns are built the same! In other words, why base a mindset off of one weapon system that doesn’t equate to […]

Jeff Gonzales Lays It Down

“Everything works until it doesn’t, be open to change. If you are invested into something so much you cannot look past it’s limitations you are doomed to failure, it’s only a matter of time.” Read Jeff’s Article here… Link. Thanks for reminding us all to keep pushing the limits Jeff. Rob.

AAR Tom Givens RangeMaster Combative Handgun Course Feb. 19-20 2011

Assisted by: Lynn Givens, William Aprill, Craig “SouthNarc” Douglas Review by Brannon LeBouef, NOLATAC Firearms Training -A good instructor is first and foremost an eternal student- On Feb 19-20, 2011 I attended the Combative Handgun Course taught by Tom Givens and his wife Lynn, owners of RangeMaster, out of Memphis, Tennessee. The course is designed […]

AAR for ADC’s Close Quarters/Vehicles Class Aug. 29-30 2015

By: Kyle Crippen On the weekend of 29-30 August, 2015, I attended the Defensive Pistol Applications – Close Quarters/Vehicles class instructed by Adaptive Defense Concepts (ADC).  I have been an NRA Instructor for Basic Pistol and Personnel Protection in the Home, as well as a Range Safety Officer for almost 3 years. All of my firearms […]

Shooting Illustrated – Clearing Corners Primer

A lot of good information here for the novice CQB Tactician. Clearing a structure sucks when you have a team. It sucks worse when you are by yourself. Take your time when you can, Move when you have to and learn to change gears in a microsecond. Here’s some highlights from the article penned by Richard […]

“A manually operated device in the digital age”

Francis Borek writes a piece on wheel guns that is worthy of your time. Anyone who knows me knows that I am a revolver fan and despite my wallet own more than I should.  ~ Rob From the article… Is it possible for a handgun to be perfect? No. There is always some sort of […]