Among firearms training enthusiasts Tom Givens needs no introduction. One of the most experienced trainers in the industry, Givens has written a few things along the way. His latest iteration of work is the book Concealed Carry Class: The ABCs of Self-Defense Tools and Tactics, and I just finished reading it. It appears that Givens... Continue Reading →
This past Tuesday night we had John Murphy of FPF Training join us to discuss criminal assault paradigm. I have met John several times in the past and I have actually taken his Street Encounter Skills class when it was a single day format, I reviewed that class here: Our discussion delves deep into the... Continue Reading →
This week we had a particularly good discussion on the CCX2 show. We discussed the recent event in which a man used a scoped hunting rifle to neutralize a threat that emerged in his apartment complex, we discussed a crazy rabid bobcat attack, and much more. You can check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QshYqZT_nGQ
There is no shortage of novels in the post-apocalyptic survivalist genre, many of which are quite good. but one of the best written was actually penned in 1910 by a German writer named Hermann Lons. Interestingly, The Warwolf takes places during the Thirty Years War in Germany. How is that post-apocalyptic you may ask? The... Continue Reading →
I have been regularly listening to Paul Markel’s podcast, Student of the Gun, for the past couple of years and I love it. I don’t agree with all of his firearms advice (what two experienced shooters agree on everything?) but he is certainly a squared away guy who knows what he is talking about and... Continue Reading →
There are numerous works available that explore the many facets of criminality and the topic of criminal psychology is particularly popular. However, most books that analyze this dark niche of human behavior tend to focus on the many environmental factors that play into the development of the monsters that walk among us. Inside the Criminal... Continue Reading →
I was on the CCX2 show again and we had an entertaining, and occasionally informational, discussion on current events. We also delve into the ammo shortage, dry fire training, building mindset, carrying a gun while exercising, self-defense during riots, and a lot more. You can check it out here.
Had a great discussion with USA Carry and Concealed Nation on the CCX2 show about justified force concerning some recent incidents, and a whole lot more. If interested, check it out here.
One of the best books I have ever read on human conflict is Facing Violence: Preparing for the Unexpected by Rory Miller. I read this quite some years ago, actually, though this is the first time I am reviewing it. Rory Miller, a very experienced ex-corrections officer, offers an excellent overview of human predator types,... Continue Reading →
Tiger Tiger, burning bright, In the forests of the night; What immortal hand or eye, Could frame thy fearful symmetry? …. Did he who made the Lamb make thee? -William Blake Human beings encompass much of nature’s behavior and certain individuals are far more lamb than tiger, and vice versa. I am of the... Continue Reading →