Revisiting the Carbine Zero…

In the interest of full disclosure, I’ve been sitting on this post since I first penned it in October of 2018. My opinion has evolved somewhat over that time, but hasn’t fundamentally changed. So, I’m going to go ahead and share it here. In discussing the best zero for a carbine (AR-15, etc.), I think […]

2022 Training Goals

As I like to do each year, I thought it would be a good time to set some general training goals for the year.  I like to do this as I am a “To-Do List” kind of guy.  I also tend to find it interesting how I veer off course each year.  As a teacher, […]

2021 Hunting AAR

As in years past, I again journeyed down to South Carolina to spend a week sitting in hunting blinds hoping to score some venison or pork. This year, we were a group of four. I drove down with a close friend that I work with, while one of my oldest friends that I consider a […]

2021: Looking Back

As I have done each of the previous six years (see previous installments here, here, here, here, here, and here), and separate from my annual Pay to Play article, I thought it would be a good idea to review my year.  What classes did I take?  What goals did I achieve?  Any surprises along the […]

You Gotta Pay to Play: 2021 Edition

Well, 2021 was a bit different than past years.  I went into the year with less of a plan than usual in terms of which classes I might take.  On the flip side, I had a definite theme to most of the classes I did take. So, for the sixth year running (see my previous […]

My 2021 Competitive Shooting Year in Review

Since I started shooting competitively in 2016, the articles I have written outlining each match have been some of our least read articles.  I get it.  READING about a match is not as interesting as participating or even watching one.  So I thought this year I would just do a “wrap-up” article on my performance […]