The Tactical Professor Claude Werner on Negative Outcomes, Standards, and Gun Culture 3.0
Firearms / Personal Defense

The Tactical Professor Claude Werner on Negative Outcomes, Standards, and Gun Culture 3.0

Although I have never met him in person, I have long appreciated the work of Claude Werner, and not just because we are both professors (Werner being known as The Tactical Professor). Owing to his “heady” approach to gun education and training (e.g., his “Mind Map” captured below), Werner addresses the mental game of personal … Continue reading

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