The 7 Best Combat/Carry Pistols

Often, I am asked what pistol(s) I would recommend an individual buy when they begin shooting or, for that matter, experienced shooters as well. If you are just starting out, select a pistol (I...

Survival Scenario – 1

You live in Thousand Oaks, California and on the morning of November 23 are awakened at 4:30 am by the violent shaking of your home. Immediately, you realize you are experiencing a major earthquake;...

Success Requires Pain

I’m posting this because my tactical, strategy, and doctoral students keep making the same statements to me, i.e., they want this, that, or the other. It is as if by wanting, what they want...

Fundamentals of Shooting Through Glass

This post is written for the Special Operations Police in Ankara, Turkey as a follow-up module to the long/extreme range, soft-target interdiction course I taught them, which covered ranging, wind...

Iran and Nukes – Do They Have Them?

There is great controversy about Iran’s possession or lack thereof on nuclear weapons. However, according to my connections in the science community within Iran and elsewhere in the Middle East...

The Black Rifle and Situational Awareness

The Black Rifle and Situational Awareness The purpose of this short article is to ensure you contemplate what you’re doing with a black rifle. Let’s begin with situational awareness. Many people...

Long-Range Success: The Road Map

I have been shooting since I was 5-years old. My favorite time though was when I could shoot all day long with the U.S. Army Rifle Team. We’d be up at O’dark thirty and off to the range after...