AAR: Rangemaster Tactical Conference, North Little Rock, AR, 3/17-3/19/2017, Part 1

John and I registered for the Rangemaster Tactical Conference (TacCon) almost one year ago, fresh off reading others’ AARs about the 2016 Conference.  This year’s conference—the 19th annual iteration of the conference—was held at the Direct Action Resource Center (DARC) in North Little Rock, Arkansas.  Cost of the conference was $335 per person.  This AAR will […]

Useful Training Tools

With all the training I have done over the last few years, I thought it might be useful to make a list of useful training items to have.  As such, this article can serve as a handy complement to my article on preparing for your first firearms class.  The items discussed in this list, however, are specific […]

Appendix Carry: Misplaced Controversy?

This is an article I didn’t think I would write!  I felt like John’s article covered this topic very well. However, I’ve been seeing a lot of chatter on the web about appendix inside-the-waistband carry (AIWB), particularly since Larry Vickers banned the use of this method of carry in his classes. Other well-known instructors, if not banning […]

Firearms Safety

As this is a firearms centric blog, it’s only appropriate that we should discuss firearms safety. Indeed, anyone who has spent any time around firearms has probably either witnessed or read about a negligent discharge. Don’t let it happen to you! In this post, I will attempt to synthesize firearms safety concepts from a variety […]