Why do we have safety rules? Why are the rules designed to be multi-layered? Everyone makes mistakes. None of us are perfect. We all get distracted. We all have lapses of judgment. We all get tired. We all have times when we catch ourselves looking at what we have just done thinking whaaat??? There is […]
I sometimes get accused of being “difficult” when it comes to discussing equipment. I don’t mean to be ;-) I thought it might be helpful to answer some of the common questions I get here in the hope of getting us on the same page. I’ll also post more detailed thoughts on specific choices […]
Mindset | Skills | Tools. These are the three things we must equip ourselves with for success in self-defense. Mindset is the most important. Your head has to be in the game. You have to be aware of what is going on around you. Situational awareness, above all else, can help you avoid trouble! You […]
New shooters face a much bigger dilemma when it comes to choosing their first gun than those did in days gone by. Shoppers are confronted with so many choices now… and what’s more, many of those choices are actually good choices. It can be overwhelming, for sure. Despite the challenge, a purchase is eventually made […]
I often hear students and other shooters say how overwhelming the information and “advice” they find online and from friends can be. The world can be a fire hose of information – both good and bad, sound and unsound. You can go from the shallows to very deep water in the space of a single […]
Developing realistic personal performance standards is an important (and recurring) part of growing as a shooter. Your goals should be just barely out of reach… and you should revise the goals you are chasing as you consistently perform at new levels. But… where to start?
We are just getting started here so bear with me as I get this web thing spun up :) Much more to come!