Standard Terms

Standard Terms

Every gun owner and shooter needs to understand standard terms associated with firearms. In my article discussing the Golden Rules, I used terms like muzzle, discharge, trigger, trigger guard, etc. These are standard terms used in the firearms industry, but I...
The Golden Rules

The Golden Rules

The importance of “The Golden Rules” cannot be overstated. It does not matter if you are new to owning and handling a firearm or an experienced shooter; you should never violate these rules. If you are new to firearms, I encourage you to read and understand this...
Firearms 101 | Introduction

Firearms 101 | Introduction

I am excited to announce the development of Firearms 101. This is a new series of articles, podcasts and videos addressing firearm safety and skills development. My goal is to help new gun owners learn the basics from the ground up. Each of the releases will build on...
The Hot Pot Exercise

The Hot Pot Exercise

The “Hot Pot Exercise” is a means of explaining how perception influences the decision-making process. This is especially important when presenting to the trier of fact (which could be the judge and jury). Force events are personal encounters others often...
The Rayshard Brooks Shooting: Looking Past The Media

The Rayshard Brooks Shooting: Looking Past The Media

The shooting of Rayshard Brooks is a situation that demands we look past the media coverage. The loss of life is tragic, especially when it is at the hands of another human being. Mr. Brooks death is no different. I recognize the significance of the fact a man is...
Scanning | The Art of Seeing

Scanning | The Art of Seeing

Scanning is a concept that is being presented in almost every quality firearms training program. Unfortunately, it has become more of an exercise of action rather than an effort to see. By this, I mean, I have witnessed shooters “go through the motions” of...