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    Class Review - Stop the Bleed by Kirk Lawson Get some "medical training" is a refrain I've heard over and over again. Before you buy another gun or take another "high speed, low drag" tacti-cool firearms class, get some medical training. It makes sense. Accidents happen and, even on a tightly...
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    Definition Series - Part 15: "Post-Travel" by Kirk Lawson As we have seen, the mechanics of the trigger pull are very important for accurate shooting and shooting comfort. Another element of the trigger stroke which is commonly discussed by experts, aficionados, and wannabes is Post-travel...
  3. Consumer Reviews
    New Outdoor Gun Range Opened Near El Dorado Kansas by "ichthyo" A new $2.3 million state-of-the-art gun range was opened at El Dorado State Park earlier this year. It is open to the general public for $10 per day, $50 for a three month membership, or $200 for an annual membership. It was...
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    Does This Change Your Training or EDC? by Kirk Lawson [Ruger LCR for 5 rounds or 10 with a reload vs. Kel Tec P11 for 13 rounds or 25 with a reload] In a recent forum thread To "upgrade" or not, I spent one paragraph talking about maybe wanting more ammunition on tap due to the seeming rise...
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    Definition Series - Part 11: "Breath Control" by Kirk Lawson To continue our discussion of firearms terminology and concepts, let's talk about "Breath Control." One of the requirements for wringing the most accuracy out of your shooting session is to minimize as much as possible the movement...
  6. Consumer Reviews
    SAFTD Pepper Spray Training by Kirk Lawson There is a lot of interest in Less Than Lethal self defense. While potentially lethal self defense, such as sticks, knives, firearms, and, yes, sometimes even bare hands, is often required, not every Force scenario necessarily requires a potentially...
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    Definition Series - Part 1: "Gun" by Kirk Lawson Firearms ownership is growing in the U.S. More and more new people are entering the community as lawful owners. While some have grown up with firearms in their family, a great many of these new entrants have limited experience. To their...
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    The Advantages of a Pellet Rifle - Part II by Kirk Lawson In the first article we discussed how a Pellet Rifle is an affordable and often more legally attainable alternative. In this article, we will briefly look at the advantages of a Pellet Rifle for at home training. Of course, all safety...
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    Green Belt Syndrome by Kirk Lawson I recently participated in an immersive two-day weekend pistol seminar. As expected, I met and trained with some fantastic people, some who had more firearms skills than I and some who did not. One fine gentleman I met was, like me, from the "traditional"...
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    Falling: OK, it's winter. Ice, snow, slush, even slipping a bit on rock salt that rounded out a little bit, crazy stuff. Falls are just more frequent during this season, some of them highly injurious and, though rare, occasionally even deadly. Those trained in the art of safe falling need...
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