Countering The Myths of Gun Violence

A quick thank you to almost 2,000 of you who completed the 30 second survey I sent out yesterday about the article topics and courses that you most want to see for the rest of this year.  I really appreciate your taking that half-minute out of your day to help. Everyone who completed the survey […]

3 Great Lessons From Getting Disqualified at Indoor Nationals

Ox here, from Dry Fire Training Cards… A couple of months ago, I sponsored and shot in the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championships. Many of you knew I was getting ready for it and heard rumors of what happened, and I want to share exactly what happened. It was simultaneously horrible and awesome, […]

The BEST Pistol Shooting Technique

Ox here…This article is going to blend an important life lesson with shooting in general and pistol shooting in particular and I’m sure it’ll ruffle some feathers. I guarantee it’ll be entertaining and educational. There’s a school of thought in pistol training that you want to pick and use techniques that will work on several […]

Pistol Training In Your Car That could make you a safer driver

Sometimes (actually quite often) I find crossover between what I’m doing on the firearms training front and the rest of my life. Vision training is one of those areas.  The same exercises that help me pick up my front sight faster also help me keep my eyes on the road more when I’m driving and […]

4 Firearms Myths That Bad Guys Believe And You Shouldn’t

Ox here with 4 myths about firearms accuracy that bad guys believe and you shouldn’t MYTH 1.  You can’t shoot accurately with a (fill in the blank) pistol. Normally, I hear this argument about subcompacts, pistols/revolvers with long heavy triggers, or pistols that have a long double action for the first round and a single […]

Winter’s Here: 20 Popular Survival-Related Novels To Relax With

Welcome to this week’s newsletter, brought to you by…Amazon.com of all things 🙂  They can still deliver stuff by Christmas, so if you haven’t gotten Dry Fire Training Cards, 30-10 Pistol, Concealed Carry Masters Course, Urban Survival Cards, or “Election”–the thriller/novel, head on over to Amazon now and get ’em. Winter is a great time […]

Grid-Down Now Has A Whole New Meaning

Welcome to this week’s newsletter, brought to you by the SURVIVE IN PLACE Urban Survival Course.  The first, and still best, guide to get you prepared to survive short and medium term disasters in your current home, whether it’s because of a terrorist attack, natural disaster, or pandemic.  To learn more, go >HERE< now. I […]

Ox Places 5th At IDPA Back Up Gun Nationals In The Sharpshooter Division!

Ox here and I’m excited to say that I placed 5th at the Smith & Wesson International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) Backup Gun National Championships last week in the Sharpshooter division. The experience was a little nerve wracking.  We went out on a limb and sponsored the championships and provided a deck of Dry Fire […]

Preparedness Goods Suddenly Very Popular; Get Those Gifts Purchased Early!

Lately I’ve noticed that preparedness items have become hot ticket items!  When I went to Berkey to order yet more replacement filters for my water purifier, I noticed that their Big Berkey and Royal Berkey (their two largest model water purifiers) were on back order.  That’s a first!  I decided to check EcoZoom, a popular maker […]

Smooth out and speed up your drawstroke, transitions, and visual acuity

Yesterday, we talked about using a metronome in your dry fire practice to work on smoothing out your trigger control.  Today, we’re going to cover 3 more metronome drills that will smooth out and speed up your drawstroke, transitions, and ability to focus on the front sight to a level that you may not have […]