On the Modern Technique of the Pistol, Simply and (Somewhat) Briefly
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On the Modern Technique of the Pistol, Simply and (Somewhat) Briefly

The private citizen firearms training industry was born as the American Pistol Institute at Gunsite Ranch back in 1976. The success of the American Pistol Institute (now Gunsite Academy) in surviving the passing of its founder, Col. Jeff Cooper, is due in part to the emphasis on the curriculum taught and not simply the person … Continue reading

Gun Culture 2.0 Posts About Col. Jeff Cooper and Gunsite
Books / Faith / Fear / Firearms / My Experience / Personal Defense

Gun Culture 2.0 Posts About Col. Jeff Cooper and Gunsite

This page provides convenient access to links to all my posts about Col. Jeff Cooper and Gunsite Academy, in reverse chronological order (i.e., newest first). The Combat Triad: How Gunsite Has Changed Its Mind(set) Whither the Weaver Stance and the 1911 Heavy-Duty Self-Loading Pistol at Gunsite? Updating the Modern Technique of the Pistol at Gunsite … Continue reading

Review of “Juvenile Offenders and Guns: Voices Behind Gun Violence”
Books / Firearms

Review of “Juvenile Offenders and Guns: Voices Behind Gun Violence”

The open-access, online book review site, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books, has recently published a review I wrote of Juvenile Offenders and Guns: Voices Behind Gun Violence by Diane Marano. (Note: I grant that “gun violence” is a problematic category but I am not going to engage that issue here.) Although I have said … Continue reading