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Yesterday, CJ had a post up about setting realistic training goals; which is an excellent thing for people to do. One of the issues I've encountered in the past is I've set goals which appeared realistic when I set them in January or February, but then life happened and by the end of the year…

Here at Gun Nuts we're big advocates of getting professional training. One of the big reasons I push that people get training is because it's difficult for self-taught practitioners of anything to identify places where they're making mistakes. Video taping yourself practicing can help, but it's always useful to have a second set of eyes…

"I'm like father for my students: I love you all, but do not mistake my generosity for weakness... Bottom line, you will learn! @Safety Nazis - just STFU. This was 100% controlled environment and at no time students were at any risk." This video has been making the rounds and it's emblematic of the kind…

I am much more of a competition guy than a tactical guy. So I thought I would put forth some tips and tricks I have used to shave time off my stages. These are geared more toward the beginner; the person that wants to get better and is willing to train. • For stage plans,…

Recently I mentioned a concealed carry holder might try competition because the stress of a timer is real. Along those same lines, you can induce stress in your own training if you are willing to forego some Pumpkin Spice Latte’s this fall and instead buy a decent shot timer. You might be thinking, "I’ll just…

Here's a quick note for my South Dakota readers: after a long hiatus, we're finally offering training classes again. Because it's SoDak and the weather is...fun, we've partnered with the Outdoor Adventure Center in Brookings to offer classes at their state of the art indoor range. The OAC is just 45 minutes north of Downtown…