EDC: Colt Night Cobra

When I first entered into the gun community, I knew next to nothing about firearms and the many different things to consider when purchasing a firearm. I bought a revolver that was too big to conceal, and then bought a full-sized semi-auto when I was looking toward a carry gun. Being an absurdly large human,…

Kickstart Kids Sponsorship Drive

Would you like to help Kickstart Kids help impact the lives of our students? The annual Sponsorship drive runs through February 7th. Click here and order your t-shirt, an awesome shirt celebrating the 80th Birthday of Grandmaster Chuck Norris! It is as simple as clicking the link and placing your order! If you want to…

The Logical End of Gun Control Debate

After every mass shooting, there is an immediate push for gun control. This is a knee-jerk reaction for some people who fret about how somebody needs to do something. There are, of course, politicians who have their agenda. When faced with the fact that there are more privately owned guns in America than there are people,…

Lessons Learned: Sometimes it’s the Gun

Longtime readers will recall a few years ago, when I first purchased a gun and began my journey on learning about and becoming proficient in firearms that I really struggled with it. I documented here, and here, and here that I was having a ton of trouble gaining any kind of accuracy. As this was…

Welcome to 2020, Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Last year was filled with many events, challenges, triumphs, and pain. I crossed over into the 50 and up age group and realized that I had become one of the martial artists who seem to be the ones that, the older I get, the better I used to be. I released a…

A Church Shooting

There was a Church shooting in White Settlement, Texas, today. The currently unidentified gunman killed two and injured two before being killed by two members of security. I was asked about this, and my answer is this, in our day and age, if you are licensed to carry, and you opt to not carry in Church, you…

Social Media Pitfalls

As of this writing, it was about a week ago that I deleted all social media from my phone. I almost never use social media from any other device, so this was a pretty big step. The reasons I decided to do this were twofold. One, I was spending entirely too much time and energy…

5 Things Men Should Know by Age 50

I turned Fifty years old this week. Holy crap, if I had been given any clue that I would live this long, I would have taken better care of myself. I have lived a pretty exciting life, from my perspective. I am going to present here my list of ten things every man should know…

Stand and Fight

I don’t recommend that anyone study what I study. The people who study what I study don’t sleep. The people who study what I study stay angry. The people who study what I study know what people are willing to do to each other. We stumble across trends in violence. We see different groups of…

Who is Responsible for Your Safety?

In our time we have a lot of luxuries, things our forebears never even dreamed of having. World travel is quick, the temperature is easily controlled, and all of the information from the entire history of mankind is accessible from a phone. Our society is, relatively speaking, peaceful and safe. There are bad people, but…