January is over, and so are the month’s good intentions. If you are like most people you hide from the doom of New Year resolutions and proclamations of change and improvement. Let’s face it, change is hard and not likely to take hold in just a few short days at the beginning of each new year. But change and resolution is possible, you just have to look at it differently than what is prepackaged and shoved in your face new year after new year. In relation to your goals as a gun owner, improved marksman, even competitive shooter, you can start anytime you are ready. We are waiting for you whenever you are ready with the support you crave and the education you need!
Part of being a responsible and safe gun owner is understanding how you can hurt your defense by something you might be doing unknowingly and unintentionally. If you ever have to use lethal force to save your life or protect a life of another, your character will be called into question. Your persona on social media will paint a portrait of your character. The memes that are somewhat inappropriate, controversial, or what you think is funny will be used to describe your mindset. Inappropriate signs in your home or bumper stickers on your car will sabotage your defense as you are trying to prove your analytical mindset and your understanding of the law and Use of Force.
If you have to use your gun in self-defense, you will find yourself in a lengthy legal process. How will you demonstrate that you acted appropriately? How will you prove that your decision was based on knowledge, rather than panic or over-reaction? Could you articulately convince a judge or jury of your peers that your actions were justifiable?
If you’re preparing to go out and sing Auld Lang Syne with friends and family on New Year’s Eve, make sure that your safety plan is in place. Keep Your Head on a Swivel Crowds can be targeted by criminals and terrorists, so keep your guard up. Know the area and routes to take in […]
5 Fundamentals Of Pistol Marksmanship Partnered with 5 Key Points of Effective Learning If you’ve ever tried to teach someone how to shoot a handgun, or tried to learn from a friend or family member, it may not have gone as smoothly as you expected.Over the last 11 years Julianna Crowder has taught thousands of […]
You have booked your trip, arranged for your furbabies, stressed about your children, thought about having your mail stopped and plants watered by a friend. There are a few more things you can do before you leave to ensure you have a calm experience and a safe trip.
If you carry a gun or knife you seek out training, but basic first aid and trauma kit training are so important and often forgotten.
The word phobia is defined as an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something. You may or may not identify yourself as having a true gun phobia, maybe just a fear of the unknown, nervous because you don’t know anything about firearms or what to expect the first time you fire a gun. […]
Last week I was at Disney World on a celebration trip! Exactly one year ago, my daughter was rushed into emergency surgery for a massive brain tumor and we almost lost her, so we were celebrating her 6th birthday in a big way! We danced with princesses, fought with pirates, and enjoyed fireworks and rides! […]
In our society today, the topic of emergency planning is often wrapped around an active shooter. While the odds of an active shooter situation for your family are small, it is something we can talk about and plan for — but don’t go overboard. Create a universal action plan for your family that includes action […]