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Constitutional Carry From a Trainer’s Perspective

I have been a state certified Texas License to Carry (LTC, formerly CHL) instructor for about five years. During my time as a licensing instructor, I have made a good amount of money from teaching the licensing class. However, I … Continue reading

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The 6 Most Annoying Gun Cliches (updated)

Anyone who has been a part of America’s gun culture for a good amount of time has probably heard plenty of clichés at the gun store counter or the local range. With the growth of social media over the past … Continue reading

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Old Dogs CAN Learn New Tricks: It’s called Neuroplasticity

I often have students on my range who have previously learned and practiced shooting in a way that is counterintuitive and doesn’t work well in the context of self-defense. Typically, these students “came up” shooting bullseye targets in the Weaver … Continue reading

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Christians and Firearms: Refuting a British Theologian

I recently came across an article on my Facebook newsfeed from Christian Today entitled Should Christians Own Guns? A British theologian’s view. In this article, British theologian Krish Kandiah made an attempt to lend moral authority to the same old … Continue reading

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Gun Safety PSA: Minimize the administrative handling of your firearm

A recent news story in Midland detailed an incident where a man took his firearm out in his vehicle and had a negligent discharge, which injured him with a minor gunshot wound. The initial reports indicated that he was carrying … Continue reading

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Get Your Priorities Straight

One of the things I often hear from people who own guns and know about my classes is that it “sounds cool”, but that they really “can’t afford” to come to class. Without fail, these same people will be super … Continue reading

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Growing The Gun Culture at the Grassroots

I have been a part of the gun culture since I was a child. My grandfather introduced me to shooting when I was very young. I was involved in marksmanship programs through Boy Scouts as a pre-teen, I joined the … Continue reading

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“Sheepdog” or Lap Dog?

One of my biggest pet peeves as a defensive shooting instructor is when someone tells me that they want to carry a gun or have one in their home for “peace of mind”. I always ask people in my state … Continue reading

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Constitutional Carry and the 84th Texas Legislature

When the 84TH Texas Legislature convenes on January 13, 2015; the debate over the open carry of handguns in Texas will likely take center stage. Newly elected Governor Greg Abbott vowed to sign open carry legislation as one of his … Continue reading

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Is Training for Me???

A common question I get asked as an instructor and one that has to be running through the minds of many if not most average American gun owners is: “Is Training for Me?” When I speak of “training”, I am … Continue reading

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