Type II Malfunction or Stovepipe

Day 5 – fourteen days to be a better shooter

DAY 5 Day 5 is all about Type II malfunction clearance drills.  The Type II malfunction is typified by poor ejection, and results in an expended shell being stuck in … Continue Reading →


Day 4 – 14 days to be a better shooter

DAY 4 Day 4 is all about Type 1 malfunction clearance drills.  Type 1 stoppage is when one of two things exist. Magazine not properly seated On nearly every magazine … Continue Reading →

SHINE Target Indicator

Target Indicator SHINE

SHINE This installment in the Target Indicator series is SHINE. SHINE – THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR We need to mitigate SHINE on almost everything we carry that is made from … Continue Reading →


14 Days – Day 3

This is the third installment in the 14 Days to be a better shooter series, making this Day 3.  Day 3 will be how to draw your handgun from the … Continue Reading →


PDQ AR Bolt Catch, Bolt Release w AeroPrecision Lower

The AR PDQ Bolt Catch, Bolt Release on my AeroPrecision lower receiver has been a game changer for me while clearing malfunctions with my M4 carbine. PDQ AR Bolt Catch/Release … Continue Reading →


Does your handgun fit YOU?

Does your handgun fit you?  Odds are that it doesn’t.  For decades (actually for hundreds of years) handguns have pretty much been made to work and to feel “OK” in … Continue Reading →

The Survival Summit

I am really excited to be a part of the Survival Summit.  Experts in various fields giving presentations on a variety of topics and subjects, including Travis Haley, Kevin Reeve, … Continue Reading →

14 days - day2

14 Days to Be a Better Shooter – Day 2

Day 2 – Handgun Start off and do 10 loads and unloads with the handgun. THESE ARE NOT RELOADS.  This is like loading at the start of the day and … Continue Reading →

S&W M&P Shield 9mm

S&W Shield 9mm Accuracy Testing

After doing some accuracy testing with my S&W M&P 9mm full size, to include the fitted match grade barrel, and seeing the difference in groups regarding ammo in the same … Continue Reading →

uvs131101-002 - small

The Kenya Mall Drill: Skills, Mindset and Tactics

On Sept 21, 2013 and unknown number of heavily armed terrorists invaded a shopping mall in Kenya, Africa.  The Westgate Mall is located in the capital city of Nairobi.  The … Continue Reading →