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  • Weekend Knowledge Dump- July 23, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on July 23, 2021 at 10:50 am

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   Dealing with Challenges in Rainy Weather Part One Four well-known firearms instructors […]

  • “Requiem for an Unsung Hero”
    by Greg Ellifritz on July 21, 2021 at 10:59 am

    *Last week I was talking to my old friend Andy Stanford on the phone.  For those of you new to the shooting game, Andy was a pioneering instructor in the 1990s and 2000s.  He focused a lot of his […]

  • Guns vs. The Environment
    by Greg Ellifritz on July 19, 2021 at 10:55 am

    Written by Greg Ellifritz   Here’s the short version of the article: the environment wins.   A few years ago, I had serious stomach surgery and couldn’t carry my normal carry guns during my […]

  • Weekend Knowledge Dump- July 16, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on July 16, 2021 at 11:27 am

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   12 Easy Ways to Secure Your Home Against Bad Guys Inexpensive options to make your […]

  • Free Books- Part 231
    by Greg Ellifritz on July 15, 2021 at 11:02 am

    Amazon has a tremendous number of FREE ebooks on their website.  You can find thousands of free kindle books on Amazon’s site every day.  These books can be downloaded to a Kindle reader or a […]

  • Police Unions and a Crisis in Police Leadership
    by Greg Ellifritz on July 13, 2021 at 11:08 am

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz   If you want a small taste of how many police executives (the ones running the show) are astonishingly corrupt and inept, read this short article by my friend Kevin Davis […]

  • Traffic Stop- Should I Tell the Cop I am Armed?
    by Greg Ellifritz on July 12, 2021 at 10:58 am

    Written by Greg Ellifritz   Last week I re-posted an article I wrote a couple years ago on my Facebook page.  That article generated a lot of questions from my readers.  Most of the questions were […]

  • Weekend Knowledge Dump- July 9, 2021
    by Greg Ellifritz on July 9, 2021 at 11:02 am

    Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   LIFE SKILLS | Pathway to Violence “To increase your odds of avoiding a violent […]

  • Tactical Training Scenario- Crazy Man in the Park
    by Greg Ellifritz on July 8, 2021 at 1:47 am

    Written by: Greg Ellifritz   A few weeks ago I saw this particular news article and thought that the event it described would be worthy of discussion.  Read the link below.   Man Fatally Shot By […]

  • Teaching Tip- Coaching the Struggling Shooter
    by Greg Ellifritz on July 5, 2021 at 11:00 am

      Written by: Greg Ellifritz     I’ve known for a long time that the words we use when coaching a shooting student can affect how quickly that student grasps a certain concept.   One important […]

American Rifleman
  • The .45 Colt: History and Performance
    on July 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    From the Single Action Army to various other revolvers and lever-action rifles, the .45 Colt cartridge has more than a century of history and is still a favorite of many enthusiasts today.

  • FN PS90: The Space-Age Bullpup Carbine
    on July 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    When introduced in the 1990s, the FN P90 PDW was far different from more traditional carbines with its design and chambering. It design and layout are truly unique, and even two decades later the […]

  • The Armed Citizen® July 23, 2021
    on July 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present, who used their firearms to save lives.

  • The Professional Hunter's Rifle
    on July 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    A professional hunter’s rifle is possibly the most important tool of his trade, and that which often keeps the close calls from becoming radio calls for help.

  • NRA Gun of the Week: Black Aces Tactical Pro Series L
    on July 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Known for coming up with some unique shotgun models, Black Aces Tactical has a stand-out shotgun with its Pro Series Lever-action shotgun design.

  • Rifleman Q&A: An Albanian SKS?
    on July 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    The Albanian SKS is a rather rare variant of the SKS rifle. Very little is known about its background, as compared to other versions. Read on.

  • Making Ammo: A Behind The Scenes Look
    on July 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    The recent shortage of ammunition has brought one question to the minds of many, what goes into ammunition production? Here we look deeper into the process in which commercial ammunition […]

  • Proof Research Awarded Contract for Future Weapon Systems Development
    on July 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Proof Research was awarded a contract in the development of advanced medium-caliber barrels made of composite materials for the U.S. military.

  • I Have This Old Gun: Multi-Shot Muzzleloaders
    on July 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    In this segment of American Rifleman Television's "I Have This Old Gun," we examine the history of the various multi-shot guns of the blackpowder era.

  • Beretta 92FS: The Civilian Version of The M9 Service Pistol
    on July 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    With a double- and single-action and built-in de-cocker, the Beretta 92FS has been a popular semi-automatic 9 mm handgun since its cousin, the M9, was adopted by the U.S. military in the 1980s.

Michael Seekings / Shooting Performance
  • Introducing: LiveFire (Mobil App)
    by michael seeklander on June 22, 2021 at 6:45 pm

    So let me tell you a story. About a year ago a buddy of mine approached me and told me he had been in a conversation with two app designers that were on to something big in the firearms training […]

  • Each Day, Try to Build One Perfect Chunk
    by michael seeklander on February 9, 2021 at 1:38 pm

    Tip #16: Each Day, Try to Build One Perfect Chunk The post Each Day, Try to Build One Perfect Chunk appeared first on Shooting-Performance.com.

  • 2021 Training Classes!
    by michael seeklander on January 16, 2021 at 3:31 pm

    Hey Everyone! Reminder: You only have until January 31st to use the “spring15” discount code for a 15% discount on class tuition! Ammunition:If you are worried about ammo shortages, sign up! If […]

  • Seven Week Concealed Carry Program
    by michael seeklander on January 14, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    This program is a simple yet highly efficient program that will help you improve your handgun shooting skills a bunch if you put the effort in. That said, one thing that you need to understand is […]

  • Build it Backward
    by michael seeklander on January 13, 2021 at 1:19 pm

    Name your goal. Go ahead, write it down. Now write down the date you wish to reach your goal. Be realistic. Now estimate the individual steps you need to take to reach the goal, to the best of […]

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  • Playing Hooky for a Higher Cause
    by David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 10:33 pm

    I'll be back late next week.I'm turning off blog comments so people don't think I'm either ignoring them or dead.Please save yourself the wasted effort and hold off on all news tips, as I won't be […]

  • ‘Who Was Karl Marx’ an Essential Primer for Understanding ‘American Left’
    by David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 10:12 pm

    “Red scare” stuff? Disagree at your peril. This isn’t just an opinion. Simpson backs up his claims with proof, and with extensive endnotes. Read this book in the context of political and media […]

  • We're the Only Ones Perceptive Enough
    by David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 8:38 pm

     Rashawn Ray, professor of sociology at the University of Maryland, says: "In most states people can carry guns either on their body or in their vehicles, so that escalates things for police - they […]

  • A Cult Classic
    by David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 8:27 pm

     WH's Psaki: "We're Flagging Problematic Posts For Facebook That Spread Disinformation" [More]You know, "classic fascism"...

  • Life Imitates Art
    by David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 6:33 pm

    PTA officer on parents who disagree with her: 'Let them die!' Video reveals rant in support of Marxist Critical Race Theory [More]WarOnGuns has obtained exclusive footage of the exchange:Is there a […]

  • Cori's Life Matters
    by David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 6:25 pm

    Rep. Cori Bush, Who Wants To Defund The Police, Spent Just Under $70,000 On Private Security [More]Coming from a violence monopolist, that makes perfect "gun sense."

  • Lift Ev'ry Voice and Kneel Redux
    by David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    NFL says it will play Black national anthem before games again this season [More]As I've wondered before, what happens if people refuse to stand, or if they take a knee? If fans are free to cheer, […]

  • Field Report
    by David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 5:36 pm

     This just in from a WarOnGuns Correspondent:I am in California for work.  When and while I am here I am on a relatively remote ranch but within the sphere of influence of the Bay Area. I keep a […]

  • So, Kind of Like 'The Purge'?
    by David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 5:18 pm

    Biden Ed Dept. Nominee: Trump-Era Protections of Due Process Allow Students to ‘Rape With Impunity’ [More]Do these people ever listen to themselves when they talk?[Via Michael G]

  • False Positives
    by David Codrea on July 16, 2021 at 5:07 pm

     Which is to say, near-perfect reliability in laboratory tests sounds great, unless you spend 30 hours in jail because you're falsely tagged as a criminal by facial recognition technology. […]

David Yamane / Gun Culture 2.0
  • Thank You Lucky Gunner!
    by David Yamane on July 18, 2021 at 2:09 pm

    In a recent post about prepping for my Sociology of Guns seminar at Wake Forest, I mentioned that I was looking for an ammo sponsor for the students’ field trip to the gun range this fall. Students […]

  • 11 Years Ago This Week: I Watched Top Shot
    by David Yamane on July 14, 2021 at 3:08 pm

    11 years ago this week I was in Columbus, Georgia with my son for a tennis tournament. Passing time at the Country Inn & Suites during a rain delay, I was flipping through the channels on the TV […]

  • Queers with Guns? Against the LGBT Grain
    by David Yamane on June 23, 2021 at 1:54 pm

    For the past 18 months, I have been co-editing, with Trent Steidley of the University of Denver, a special issue of the scholarly journal, Sociological Perspectives. The theme is “A Sociology of […]

  • Concealed Carry Revolution Book Update
    by David Yamane on May 30, 2021 at 6:49 pm

    It’s been a couple of weeks since I announced the availability of my small book on the history and current status of concealed carry in the United States. I picked a terrible time to launch the […]

  • Shooting Lessons During and From COVID Times
    by David Yamane on May 14, 2021 at 5:52 pm

    Although I and my family have been fortunate not to have our health or finances disrupted too much by the COVID-19 pandemic, it definitely took a toll on my ability to travel for research and my own […]

  • John Johnston Teaches “Stupid Human Tricks” with Guns
    by David Yamane on May 13, 2021 at 8:25 pm

    The day after I participated in The Complete Combatant’s Entry Level Pistol Essentials course in June 2020, I observed John Johnston of Citizens Defense Research teach his “Technical Handgun: […]

  • Concealed Carry Revolution Book Available Now
    by David Yamane on May 12, 2021 at 11:04 pm

    Despite the profound significance of the issue, no comprehensive but concise history of concealed carry laws in the United States yet exists. Concealed Carry Revolution seeks to fill this gap. It is […]

  • Entry Level Pistol Essentials Class with The Complete Combatant
    by David Yamane on May 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Pending availability of more systematic data, we have good anecdotal reason to believe that a substantial portion of the Great Gun Buying Spree of 2020+ was new gun owners. Training, or lack thereof, […]

  • Double Trigger Alert: Feminist Assault Rifle
    by David Yamane on April 30, 2021 at 11:56 am

    Yesterday I posted about finding a company to customize an AR lower receiver for my wife. Today let me tell you how that project turned out. As I was concocting my plan, I consulted — as I do with […]

  • The (Purported) Masculinity Lessons of “Father and Gun”
    by David Yamane on April 29, 2021 at 5:48 pm

    I recently signed up to receive Google Alerts for “gun owners” and “gun culture.” It has been interesting to see so much that is being written about these two topics that I would not be able […]

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