Why Train?

I enjoy the brief “American Gunfighter” videos.  I have seen them all, regarding some as better than others, but Episode 7 really resonated with me.  For those of you who are not familiar with these brief videos or perhaps missed this one: I think it is only natural, after viewing a video like this, to stop […]

Credit Where Credit is Due: Benchmade Customer Service

This will be a brief article and serve as just a positive shout-out to Benchmade’s “LifeSharp” customer service.  I do not regard Benchmade knives as super-expensive, certainly not in the range of some of the custom or semi-custom knife makers out there.  But they seem to put out quality products with desirable features at reasonable […]

The Day After

We largely stay out of the political arenas here on the blog, leaving that stuff to others who are better informed on such matters.  Speaking for John, we are largely of the “live and let live” school of thought.  I personally don’t care much about what people do unless it starts infringing upon my own […]

AAR: Active Response Training (Greg Ellifritz) “Extreme Close Quarters Gunfighting”, Culpeper, VA 10/29/16 – Part II

This past weekend, along with Robert, I had the opportunity to attend Greg Ellifritz’s Active Response Training one day Extreme Close Quarters Gunfighting class. As noted in Robert’s AAR, the class was hosted by John Murphy of FPF Training in Culpeper, VA. Like Robert, my only affiliation with the above organizations is as a paying […]