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Self Reliance Training: Novice Students

Self Reliance Training: Novice Students

| September 15, 2017 | 4 Comments

This is Part Three of a four part series on what I think students should take (and in rough priority) based on how long they have been living a self reliant lifestyle. If you haven’t already, please read Part One (overview) and Part Two (what should new students take first). Brief Students who have acquired a broad […]

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Developing Force on Force Training Programs with Erik Pakieser 2017 3×3 Review

Developing Force on Force Training Programs with Erik Pakieser 2017 3×3 Review

| April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Erik Pakieser gave his lecture “Developing Force on Force Training Programs” twice at the 2017 Rangemaster Polite Society Tactical Conference, and I was pleased to attend the second session. I was present for one of Erik’s first force on force classes. It was held in a gym. We did a lot of the same types […]

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Just Enough Jitsu with Cecil Burch 2017 3×3 Review

Just Enough Jitsu with Cecil Burch 2017 3×3 Review

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Self defense is a multi-discipline, multi-skill endeavor. With so much to learn, and so little time to do so, I really admire and respect blocks like “Just Enough Jitsu” from personal safety coach and Shivworks Cartel member Cecil Burch of Immediate Action Combatives. Here’s my 3×3 review of Cecil’s 2017 Rangemaster block “Just Enough Jitsu.” I discuss the […]

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Trauma Medicine with Caleb Causey 2017 3×3 Review

Trauma Medicine with Caleb Causey 2017 3×3 Review

| April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Caleb Causey of Lone Star Medics kicked off my final day at Rangemaster with his lecture on Trauma Care. This was the third time I’ve watched Caleb give this lecture, and I’ve enjoyed watching it evolve and a learn something different each time. Here’s my 3×3 review, which discusses the top 3 things covered in […]

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Violent Criminal Actors with William Aprill 2017 3×3 Review

Violent Criminal Actors with William Aprill 2017 3×3 Review

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mr. William Aprill of Aprill Risk Consulting taught my third and final class of Day 2 of the Rangemaster Polite Society Tactical Conference held at the DARC Training Facility in Little Rock, Arkansas. Mr. Aprill gave his excellent “Violent Criminal Actors” lecture, which I heard before at another conference. We also hosted William last December […]

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Multiple Opponents with Paul Sharp Rangemaster 2017 3×3 Review

Multiple Opponents with Paul Sharp Rangemaster 2017 3×3 Review

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

My second class of day 2 at the 2017 Rangemaster Polite Society Tactical Conference was with Paul Sharp of Sharp Defense. This was the second time I’ve trained with Paul; the first time was in his recoil management class at last year’s Rangemaster. I really like Paul’s no-nonsense, down to earth demeanor. I also like his teaching […]

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Terrorist Bombers with Greg Ellifritz Rangemaster 2017 3×3 Review

Terrorist Bombers with Greg Ellifritz Rangemaster 2017 3×3 Review

| March 29, 2017 | 7 Comments

My first class of day 2 at the 2017 Rangemaster Polite Society Tactical Conference was with Greg Ellifritz of Active Response Training. I like Greg a ton, and he was one of the important motivators for me to start carrying a fixed blade on my body midline. If you don’t already, check his Web site for […]

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Street Encounter Skills with John Murphy Rangemaster 2017 3×3 Review

Street Encounter Skills with John Murphy Rangemaster 2017 3×3 Review

| March 28, 2017 | 1 Comments

My third class at the 2017 Rangemaster Polite Society Tactical Conference was with John Murphy of FPF Training. I had attended several classes with Mr. Murphy the last two times I went to Rangemaster. I liked him as a person, and after attending his lecture I like him as a presenter. It was difficult to summarize a […]

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Keep Your Piece with Fletch Fuller Rangemaster 2017 3×3 Review

Keep Your Piece with Fletch Fuller Rangemaster 2017 3×3 Review

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

My second class at the 2017 Rangemaster Polite Society Tactical Conference was with Fletch Fuller of ReadyUp Tactical. I met Mr. Fuller at Rangemaster last year — he taught a unit on folding knives for self defense. I enjoyed his teaching style. This year, Mr. Fuller taught a unit on handgun retention, and I enjoyed […]

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Between a Harsh Word and a Gun Chuck Haggard Agile Tactical Rangemaster 2017 3×3 Review

Between a Harsh Word and a Gun Chuck Haggard Agile Tactical Rangemaster 2017 3×3 Review

| March 22, 2017 | 2 Comments

Kansas law enforcement officer Chuck Haggard was among the first 10 officers in his department to learn how to use oleoresin capsicum (OC spray, or “pepper spray”). In the years that followed, Mr. Haggard has sprayed well over 400 suspects and over a 1000 (if not thousands) of training partners, students, or test subjects. He’s been […]

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