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 […]

Some Drills Are Best Served Cold…

Last week, Robert wrote about the importance of using training drills when you go to the range. I have also been thinking about the subject, and I wanted to share my thoughts here as a follow-up to Robert’s post. For the past few months, I’ve been starting all of my live fire range sessions with […]

Shooting Drills…..Why?

In the last year or so, John and I have been posting more often about drills we have shot.  We have outlined what is entailed with the drills themselves and then described our own performance on these drills (sometimes our performances have been worth sharing, and other times less so!).  We share the drills because […]

To Clip, or Not to Clip…

Recently, I’ve changed how I carry and conceal my EDC flashlight, and I thought I might explain how and why. When I first purchased my Streamlight ProTac 1L, I really liked that it was small enough that it virtually disappeared when clipped in my pocket and didn’t interfere with my overall EDC system. I carry […]

Parkland, Florida School Shooting Aftermath

This will be a short one, I think. I have been communicating with John in recent days about the most recent school shooting (Parkland, Florida).  We have been talking less about the incident itself and more about the aftermath.  Something about the reaction to this one seems different than all of the others. We try […]