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My Range Won’t Let Me: The Theory Behind Your Range Time

December 7, 2011 by

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The following post is an excerpt from My Range Won’t Let Me, an eBook discussing the issues that most of us face in trying to train realistically and effectively in restrictive environments. To read the rest of the article, you can download the book when it becomes available this January. Mostly, I want this book […]

My Range Won’t Let Me

November 30, 2011 by

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For the month of December here at the Gentleman Adventurer, I’ll be posting a series of excerpts and photos from a new eBook I’m working on entitled My Range Won’t Let Me. The purpose of the book is to help establish meaningful training exercises for “normal” shooters – every day people who need to develop and maintain […]

Firing Line Confessional

November 16, 2011 by

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I’ve written extensively in the past about the need for integrity in our training. Integrity, as it relates to firearms training, is the concept that we should train with the some equipment and techniques that we are going to use in real life. This may sound basic, but most of us don’t realize the things […]

Is your range time meaningful?

September 26, 2011 by

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How long has it been since you went to the range? And I don’t mean went to the range to bust sporting clays (and don’t get me wrong – there’s nothing wrong with that!) or zero in your hunting rifle. When was the last time you took your personal defensive carry handgun to the range […]

Flash mobs: Down to brass tacks

September 22, 2011 by

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This post is the sixth in a series intended to raise awareness and teach preparedness for dealing with violent flash mobs: large groups of organized individuals who meet together to perpetrate random and senseless brutality on their fellow citizens. My hope is that it will get you thinking and preparing for what could be the […]

Flash mobs: Communicate

September 20, 2011 by

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This post is the fifth in a series intended to raise awareness and teach preparedness for dealing with violent flash mobs: large groups of organized individuals who meet together to perpetrate random and senseless brutality on their fellow citizens. My hope is that it will get you thinking and preparing for what could be the […]

Flash mobs: Arm yourself

September 18, 2011 by

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This post is the fourth in a series intended to raise awareness and teach preparedness for dealing with violent flash mobs: large groups of organized individuals who meet together to perpetrate random and senseless brutality on their fellow citizens. My hope is that it will get you thinking and preparing for what could be the […]