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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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Brace Assisted Short Barrel Firearms

Brace Assisted Short Barrel Firearms

| April 27, 2017 | 3 Comments

An interesting three-way confluence of events is prompting me to reconsider a smoothbore defensive tool that fires shotshells. Minnesota does not permit the ownership of short barreled shotguns unless it’s an unmodified C&R shotgun (rare). Mossberg and Remington are selling “pistol grip only (PGO)” firearms that shoot 12 gauge shotshells. The ATF does not consider […]

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The Glock Pistol as C-PDW: An Example

The Glock Pistol as C-PDW: An Example

| December 5, 2016 | 13 Comments

This is a guest article from CR Williams, firearms instructor and author of several books on self-defense and firearms use (see our reviews of his book Facing the Active Shooter and Gunfighting, and Other Thoughts About Doing Violence). You can follow him at In Shadow In Light — Shepherd There has recently been a fair […]

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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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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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Thoughts on the Suarez International Glock Personal Defense Kit

Thoughts on the Suarez International Glock Personal Defense Kit

| January 29, 2016 | 8 Comments

The Not Stock Glock has been officially christened the Personal Defense Weapon Kit for Glocks by Suarez International. The Kit consists of the ENDO Glock Stock adapter, a KAK Industry Shockwave pistol buffer tube, and a KAK Industry Shockwave Blade pistol brace. A few things about the Kit: All you need to test out the […]

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Best and Worst Reviewed Products of 2014

Best and Worst Reviewed Products of 2014

| December 24, 2014 | 3 Comments

2014 was our first full year of operation. I reviewed a few things in 2013, but we did 64 reviews this year. Here are the two things I liked the most, and the two I liked the least. The best item of 2014: Generation Law Tactical folding adapter I think the Law adapter should be […]

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Suarez International TSD Glock 19 RMR Ready Slide Initial Impressions Review

Suarez International TSD Glock 19 RMR Ready Slide Initial Impressions Review

| August 29, 2014 | 6 Comments

After years and years of reading about it, I’ve started the transition to red dot equipped pistols. My Glock 27 turned 26 is in the hands of One Source Tactical, which is the retail arm of Suarez International. Lead time is currently 6 – 8 weeks because I decided to refinish my slide. That’s 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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Killing the Active Shooter Book Review

Killing the Active Shooter Book Review

| July 30, 2014 | 4 Comments

Nearly 8 years ago I stumbled upon a fight focused class that would change how I looked at training and personal defense forever. It was the Terrorist Interdiction class from Suarez International. The class had a few pre-requisites that I didn’t have at the time, and those classes had pre-requisites, and by the time I was qualified […]

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