Tag: michael anderson

Keep Your Eyes On the Prize

Keep Your Eyes On the Prize

| October 25, 2017 | 5 Comments

Keeping your eyes aligned with your sights (or optics) has a huge performance advantage when working inside of structures. Students learned this lesson the hard way at  Craig Douglas’s Armed Movement In Structures class. Sights. Tilt torso. Move feet. Sights. Tilt torso. Move feet. Such was my inner monologue as I sliced angles off of […]

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All Roads Lead to Shivworks

All Roads Lead to Shivworks

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

My wife and I put our deposits in for the Shivworks ECQC class being held in Minnesota in June of 2017. That means we’re less than five months away from grunting, sweating, bleeding, stabbing, and shooting alongside 14 other people. And the FiST helmets. Ah, the FiST helmets. I’m also coming off a particularly “carefree” […]

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2016 Year in Review: Training

2016 Year in Review: Training

| December 30, 2016 | 2 Comments

Due to some financial concerns, I did less training this year compared to the last few years. In 2016, I attended 196.5 hours of professional training. This does not include practice time at home, or live fire “practice” at a shooting range. It does not include the jiu-jitsu training I’m getting three times a week. Here’s […]

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3×3 Review: Dynamic Focus Shooting at Gander Mountain Academy with Michael Anderson September 2016

3×3 Review: Dynamic Focus Shooting at Gander Mountain Academy with Michael Anderson September 2016

| September 16, 2016 | 5 Comments

Instead of hashtagging my sympathies on 9/11, the She Shepherd and I went out and did some training. We attended the 8-hour-ish Dynamic Focus Shooting class at Gander Mountain Academy. Michael Anderson (of Landing the Plane fame) taught the class. Here’s my 3×3 review, explaining the top three things covered in class, the top three […]

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3×3 Review: Landing the Plane with Michael Anderson August 2016

3×3 Review: Landing the Plane with Michael Anderson August 2016

| September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

I really enjoy watching a class evolve over time. I liked the previous iteration of Michael Anderson’s Landing the Plane class (see my review), but this version was even better. Here’s my 3×3 review, explaining the top three things covered in class, the top three things I learned, and the top three things I’m going […]

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