Old School for the New Year

With the constant goal of shooting better in mind, I decided to go somewhat old school for the new year. To start with, I’m breaking a couple of oldies but goodies out of the safe. First, as I type this, my original Glock, a Gen3 G19, is en route to Boresight Solutions for a grip […]

2018 Training Goals

As I have done the last few years (see here and here), I thought it worthwhile to post some of my formal training and more informal goals for the year.  These are not all necessarily meant to be of the “by the end of the year, I will shoot a sub-six second F.A.S.T. drill”, but […]

2017 Blog Report

In this, what should be the last of the “this is what happened in 2017” posts, I thought I would take just a few minutes and outline for our readers a summary of how we faired in 2017. Overall I took this photo off the computer screen: Though I’m hesitant to put up the raw […]

The Great American Outdoor Show: 2017 Edition

Yesterday, in what is rapidly becoming an annual tradition, I was again able to visit the Great American Outdoor Show held at the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. For a general overview of how and why to visit the show, please check out my blog post from last year. What I’m going to […]

2017: Training Goals

Last year, I took the time to get some training/practice goals posted so then I could at least roughly evaluate my progress by year’s end.  Frankly, as a teacher, I should do a better job of setting goals that are measurable and achievable within a year.  For this post, however, I am going be more general […]

The Civilian Gunfighter Blog is now on Facebook!

Yes, it’s true. John and I have brought the blog into the world of Facebook, for better or worse (I’m predicting good things). Our current plan is (surprise) to use Facebook to support the blog. The idea is to utilize Facebook just like we do with Twitter to announce when we add new articles to […]