NRA Carry Guard “Insurance” and “Training” Program Launched
Concealed Carry / Firearms / Personal Defense

NRA Carry Guard “Insurance” and “Training” Program Launched

Clearly I missed more than seeing guns, colleagues, and friends at the National Rifle Association annual meetings and exhibits last week. NRA CARRY GUARD was launched with much fanfare — including a cover over the cover of the May 2017 issue of The American Rifleman. Fortunately others were on the scene and are starting to … Continue reading

Tom Givens on Training Parameters for Civilian Gun Carry
Concealed Carry / Personal Defense

Tom Givens on Training Parameters for Civilian Gun Carry

Having started to listen to Mike Seeklander’s American Warrior Show podcast more closely, I find myself going all the way back to Episode #5 from 17 April 2015 to find an interview of Tom Givens of Rangemaster Firearm Training Services. Having attended the Polite Society Tactical Conference at Rangemaster (the physical incarnation of it) in … Continue reading

Defining Problems and Offering Solutions in the Private Citizen Gun Training Industry
Fear / Personal Defense

Defining Problems and Offering Solutions in the Private Citizen Gun Training Industry

I wrote yesterday about an interview with gun trainer Gabe Suarez of Suarez International on gun trainer Mike Seeklander’s American Warrior Show podcast. Near the end of the 1+ hour interview, Seeklander asks Suarez for concluding thoughts, which I found worth noting: There’s alot of people out there today that are comfortable with violence. Comfortable … Continue reading

Civilized Violence Lessons from Gun Schools by Harel Shapira at Wake Forest University
Firearms / Personal Defense

Civilized Violence Lessons from Gun Schools by Harel Shapira at Wake Forest University

I am excited to host University of Texas sociologist Harel Shapira today at Wake Forest University. Dr. Shapira will be speaking about his research on gun schools in Texas. I have never met Shapira and have not seen any of his ongoing research, but am looking forward to meeting him and hearing his presentation. I … Continue reading