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Combat Focus Shooting (2010 Edition) by Rob Pincus Book Review

Combat Focus Shooting (2010 Edition) by Rob Pincus Book Review

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Hey, I want to get a gun to protect myself.” The bottom drops out of my stomach like I’m on a roller coaster. I have three immediate goals: Determine how serious this person is about protecting themselves. Talk about firearms in a way that makes sense to a novice without fully understanding their capabilities and limitations as […]

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Combat Fit by Gabe Suarez Book Review

Combat Fit by Gabe Suarez Book Review

| September 5, 2016 | 3 Comments

In the last two years I’ve become more and more interested in fight focused fitness. Before then, I worked out because my dad told me to, or because it was for a sport, or because I wanted to be attractive. I never really had a “higher purpose” until recently. One of the people that motivated […]

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Facing the Active Shooter July 2016 Updated Edition Book Review

Facing the Active Shooter July 2016 Updated Edition Book Review

| August 22, 2016 | 2 Comments

I reviewed the first edition of Facing the Active Shooter by CR Williams in July of 2015. The good news is that CR has continued to update and add material to this book through several revisions; the bad news is that he’s had reason to do so. Attacks like the one at Pulse in Orlando […]

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The Force on Force Paradigm Book Review

The Force on Force Paradigm Book Review

| August 15, 2016 | 1 Comments

The Force on Force Paradigm is an 80-page book by Gabe Suarez of the Suarez International training group. Suarez was involved in a shooting while serving as a police officer in the 90s. This incident changed how he thought about firearms instruction, and served as a starting point for the discoveries he made via force on […]

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Facing the Active Shooter eBook Review

Facing the Active Shooter eBook Review

I don’t think there is enough discussion about philosophy and mindset in the firearms community. Instruction is typically centered around tools and tactics. It is critically important to understand proper trigger control, sight alignment, movement, malfunction clearance, cover and concealment, etc. But it is also critically important to prepare mentally and emotionally before something terrible happens. I like books written by […]

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That’s What She Said: Vicki Farnam Book Women Learning To Shoot Give-A-Way

That’s What She Said: Vicki Farnam Book Women Learning To Shoot Give-A-Way

| April 29, 2015 | 9 Comments

I know the website “Pinterest” gets a bad rap for being a hive of shitty recipes, twee arts and crafts, and “inspirational” quotes complied by moms and tween girls… While all of those things may be true, The She Shepherd Pinterest page has been getting more and more traffic. It’s been a pretty interesting experiment […]

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2014 General Survey and Beating the Reaper Book Giveaway

2014 General Survey and Beating the Reaper Book Giveaway

| October 20, 2014 | 4 Comments

In just over a month, this blog will be a year old. So far we’ve published a bunch of reviews, news articles, thoughts, and training experiences. We’ve also run a few membership drive activities, and I’ve given away things I thought were really important, such as books and accessories. I want to run one more […]

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Beating the Reaper Book Review and Giveaway Contest

Beating the Reaper Book Review and Giveaway Contest

| October 8, 2014 | 3 Comments

Everyone should read “Beating the Reaper,” whether or not you carry a gun. Co-written by Dr. John Meade and an anonymous contributor using the pseudonym “Sua Sponte,” Beating the Reaper is a book about trauma medicine for the everyday lay person. I have a lot of friends and family who span all reaches of religious, […]

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Gunfighting, and Other Thoughts about Doing Violence Book Review

Gunfighting, and Other Thoughts about Doing Violence Book Review

| September 22, 2014 | 11 Comments

After I reviewed Killing the Active Shooter by Gabe Suarez, I was asked if I had read “Gunfighting, and Other Thoughts About Doing Violence.” I was able to download it through the Amazon KindleUnlimted program, which allows you read any of 200,000 titles for a flat monthly fee. “Gunfighting …” is written by CR Williams, a […]

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Killing the Active Shooter Book Giveaway

Killing the Active Shooter Book Giveaway

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last week I reviewed Killing the Active Shooter written by Gabe Suarez from Suarez International. Despite some rough edges in the editing department, I think the book is thought provoking and timely. If you’re reading this blog, you should probably read this book. I believe so strongly that you should read Killing the Active Shooter […]

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