Can’t Ask For Higher Praise

Woke up this morning to a trackback from Say Uncle, which lead me to Kim du Toit’s blog entry about my post on What Happens After a Gun Fight. While he has some critique, he makes this comment: The link above is worth remembering. Study it, commit it to memory, and do a lot of…

Front Sight Trained The Shooter

I got an email from the people at Front Sight firearms training saying they have a credit in the new Mark Walberg movie Shooter. They trained Mark, who plays a sniper in the movie, how to make those long shots. Shooter is based on the book Point of Impact, which I own on the recommendation…

What Happens After the Gun Fight

I’ve blogged about how to shoot welland what mental preparations you need for a gun fight. Now we need to think about what happens after the fight. There are three main parts I’ll discuss: what happens in your head, what happens when the cops get there, and what happens in the courts. This discussion is…

Moral and Ethical Decisions on the Use of Deadly Force

You have to decide ahead of time when you are going to react with deadly force. There are legal constraints the dictate when you should use your weapon, but it is the moral and ethical decisions that will actually determine when you do. These are my reflections on the lecture I heard at Front Sight….

Front Sight Scenario Come To Life

I was reading the Self-Defense Gun Use Blog yesterday and was struck by how close it was to our home invasion scenario at Front Sight. It also brings up ethical issues that we discussed. Teen shot, charged, after breaking into classmate’s home Here we have people complaining because an unarmed person was shot. The Front…

How To Shoot Well

During my 4 Day Defensive Handgun course at Front Sight, we took notes for all the indoor lectures, and they gave us notes for those classes. But we didn’t take any written notes on the range, which is a shame because that’s where they taught the nitty gritty of shooting. All of this is from…

Front Sight 4 Day Defensive Handgun Day One

The Front Sight 4 Day Defensive Handgun class was a mixture of lectures and range exercises. The first day you spend about half your time on the range, the next three days you spend most of your time on the range.

16 Boxes of 9 MM With Your Name On It

Just called the Pahrump Wal-Mart to confirm they have my ammo. 16 boxes of 100 rds. Whoot! Working down my list of final things to get done before tomorrow. I’d actually planned on working tomorrow since we don’t leave till 9 PM, but I’ve got stuff to do and decided to take it off. Went…