It has reached the point in the training industry where there is no shortage of “Combative Handgun” or “Carbine Operator” courses. Indeed, I often have to make hard decisions between different such courses offered. However, there are not many instructors out there, in my experience, who choose to offer different things that would probably prove […]
Ever since I had a very positive experience with Green Ops in the spring of 2017, I had been eager to take another course with them. I was most interested in following up the Carbine I course I had taken with, naturally, Carbine II, but was unable to make it later in 2017. I believe […]
John and I had the pleasure of attending the First Responder Pistol class offered by Hardwired Tactical Shooting this past weekend. Hardwired Tactical Shooting is the brainchild of Wayne Dobbs and Darryl Bolke and is based in the Dallas, Texas area. Both are former police officers (Texas and Southern California, respectively), both have served as […]
New for this year, Kyle Defoor has begun to offer one day carbine classes held either immediately before or after his regular two day classes. Fortunately, one such single day class was scheduled within easy driving distance for me. Seeing that it was on one of my normal days off, I jumped at the chance […]
“Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach.” I’m not sure who first coined that phrase, but he or she was only right about half the time. For I know from first-hand experience that if you want to get really good at something, try teaching it. Once you have a room of students asking every […]
Last weekend, while everyone else was watching the Royal wedding, I was traveling to train in one of my favorite states. John Murphy of FPF Training was kind enough to invite me to attend his “Concealed Carry: Advanced Skills and Tactics” class held in southern New Hampshire. Robert has taken several of Murphy’s classes, and […]
A full weekend spent learning Defensive Carbine from Defense Techniques Academy.