Defensive Pistol Skills (Small Gun) and Skill Builder Long Gun May 20 2017 AAR

Small Gun Class Every year I offer a special 3 hour session of our Defensive Pistol Skills 1 class, with drills modified specifically for small guns, pocket guns, and guns carried in anything that’s not a belt holster. I do this because of this silly idea I have that people should train with the guns …

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observations from NYC concert trip

Over the past weekend I made a trip to the NYC/New Jersey area with old friend Andy Wimsatt, who has interesting Twitter and Instagram feeds.   We went to two shows: Opeth/Gojira/Devon Townsend at the Starland Ballroom in New Jersey, and Japanese Breakfast/Slowdive at Brooklyn Steel in Brooklyn. It was my first trip to NYC, so …

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2017 A Girl and a Gun National Conference AAR

The A Girl and a Gun club started as a small group in Austin and quickly grew to a national level organization with members and chapters all over the country.  In April 2017 they held their 5th annual conference, a multi day event attended by over 300 women shooters and dozens of instructors.  Events included …

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Legacy of Ranching exhibit at Bush (41) Library

For the past year and half, my wife Penny has been working on building a new exhibit for the Bush (41) Library here in College Station.  The exhibit shows the history and legacy of ranching in Texas.  As part of the work, Penny and Dr. Russell Cross from the TAMU Animal Science department and a …

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Beyond the One Percent (addendum)

The Beyond the One Percent presentation explores the topic of how many people train, why they train, what courses they choose and why, and ways to possibly motivate more than 1% of adult gun owners to take training beyond their state minimum.  It is based on my presentation at the 2017 Rangemaster Tactical Conference. Part …

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Beyond the One Percent (part 8)

The Beyond the One Percent presentation explores the topic of how many people train, why they train, what courses they choose and why, and ways to possibly motivate more than 1% of adult gun owners to take training beyond their state minimum.  It is based on my presentation at the 2017 Rangemaster Tactical Conference. Part …

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Beyond the One Percent (part 7)

  The Beyond the One Percent presentation explores the topic of how many people train, why they train, what courses they choose and why, and ways to possibly motivate more than 1% of adult gun owners to take training beyond their state minimum.  It is based on my presentation at the 2017 Rangemaster Tactical Conference. …

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Massad Ayoob Group MAG-20 Range AAR

On Thursday and Friday (April 6-7, 2017) I attended the MAG-20 range class, taught by Massad Ayoob, assisted by Gail Pepin, Tracy Thronburg, and Greg Taggart.    It was part of the full MAG-40 (classroom and range combined) that I hosted at KR Training.   I’ve hosted Mas several times over the past 3 years, including multiple …

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Beyond the One Percent (part 6)

The Beyond the One Percent presentation explores the topic of how many people train, why they train, what courses they choose and why, and ways to possibly motivate more than 1% of adult gun owners to take training beyond their state minimum.  It is based on my presentation at the 2017 Rangemaster Tactical Conference. Part …

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