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Tactical SWOT Analysis

November 17, 2018

Something that I like to do at the end of the year is to run a personal and professional SWOT analysis on myself.  It appears to work because there is no reason in the world I should have the job I have with the education level that I have.  If you haven't noticed with...
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REFactor IQ and Essentials Target

September 18, 2018

Tired of just using the same bullseye target every time you visit the range?  Maybe you are just getting bored with the USPSA style carboard targets or are you just getting bored with the targets that you have? REFactor tactical has come up with some interesting target sheet designs that not only work up...
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DOTM: Step Back/Fadeback

September 15, 2018

You will notice that this drill has 2 different names.  That is because there are 2 of the top tier firearms instructors that do their own variations of this drill, Chris Cerino and Dave Spaulding.  I have no doubt that a class with either of these 2 would leave me in information overload for...
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WSRC Tactical 2 Gun Sponsored by TS

September 3, 2018

Are you sick of how the USPA is set up for just run and gun or maybe you don’t like how the 3 gun competitions are about the same as USPA and they throw in using a shotgun.  Maybe you have taken some training classes and wonder how you would do clearing a room...
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.223 Critical Defense Review

June 30, 2018

There is a trend going on right now with home defense.  Where the pistol or shotgun used to be the go to guns the rifle and in particular the AR15 platform is taking over.  Why is this?  It’s pretty simple.  The 223/556 rounds have more energy than most common pistol calibers that are used...
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DOTM: 1-5 Drill

June 9, 2018

It’s time once again for a new drill of the month.  This month I will be shooting it with one of my fully semi-automatic AR15’s that I just rebuilt the upper on with a criterion barrel, look for a review on the barrel in the future, but like most of the drills we have...
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Alien Gear ShapeShift: STUD OR DUD

April 29, 2018

We have been trying to bring our members product reviews on guns and gear we think they may be interested in.  It was with this in mind that I contacted http://aliengearholsters.com/ to see if we could get one of their new shapeshift line of holsters to try out.  They provided us with an IWB...
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Don’t let your pride or your ego get you killed!!!!

April 29, 2018

When was the last time you TRAINED with your firearm?  A day?  A week? A month?  Or was it just the 16 hour required ccw class and its 4 years later and you haven’t been to the range since?  Have you really put you and your equipment through the ringer or do you just...
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Xring Pistol League

April 21, 2018

It’s that time of year again.  Spring is supposed to show up sometime, we do live in IL so it may be a while.  We can stop saying we can’t go to the range because of the weather and get some outdoor trigger time.  But who wants to just go to the range and...
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DOTM: F.A.S.T

April 21, 2018

If you haven’t figured it out yet there has been a method to the madness we have been using in our selection of Drills of the month.  1st we had to humble you with Dot torture, just got a 49/50 @ 3 yards so beat that John Boch and Steve Davis.  Then we had...
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