About the Blog…

Welcome! The primary goal of this blog is to explore and identify the best training, tools and tactics available to protect ourselves, our families, and our communities. We hope to share that knowledge with like-minded individuals. We’re not experts, but we do have a lot of combined experience. We intend to keep this blog relatively free of […]

Range Trip – The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Standards

In a blog post earlier this week, Robert discussed shooting the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting standards as suggested by Claude Werner, the “Tactical Professor,” on his excellent eponymous blog. In short, Claude suggested that not being able to shoot to a certain standard would be cause to seek out some competent instruction. If you […]

Shooting the NRA “Basics of Pistol Course”

In keeping with my post last week outlining a trip to the range, this week I thought I would post the results of my latest range session.  As readers of this blog are probably by now aware, I am a huge fan of the writings of Claude Werner, “The Tactical Professor”.  I find all of his […]

Back to Basics: Dry Fire

Although I have written about dry fire here and here on the blog before, I wanted to revisit the topic and share what I’ve been doing lately, and explain how it’s helped me. Several weeks ago, I watched a YouTube video from Dave Spaulding (Handgun Combatives) in which he explained his own dry fire routine. In […]

Random Day at the Range

Every now and then I like to post about a range day, although admittedly it has been a while.  I typically post quick results of things like “Dot Torture” on our Facebook page, but thought I would do a longer post this time.  My reasoning for doing so is three-fold.  First, I like to mention […]

Back to Basics: Zeroing Your Pistol Sights

Zero your pistol sights? Say what? To many, the idea of zeroing a pistol may seem strange. Rifles? Sure, they all need to be zeroed. But a pistol? Many might argue that at the range a pistol is likely to be used, zeroing is not necessary, or necessarily even possible. Indeed, on my RM380, the […]