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Winning Wednesday - Game Of Chance - Intervening With Lethal Force.

Joe Gilbert

Winning Wednesday - Game Of Chance - Intervening With Lethal Force.

Yoxall said, “I noticed the suspect on top of Trooper Andersson, beating him in a savage way,” Yoxall said. “I immediately pulled over. My commands were ignored by the suspect as [Andersson] called out for help. And I alleviated the threat to him.”

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Training Tuesday - 12 hour Defensive Pistol After Action Report.

Joe Gilbert

Training Tuesday - 12 hour Defensive Pistol After Action Report.

I am relatively new to pistol shooting. If a year ago someone told me I would be running in the pitch dark holding a loaded firearm in one hand, and a flashlight in the other, and shooting 5 targets at center mass, I would tell them they are delusional… And yet, this is exactly what Mr. Gilbert’s excellent training has allowed me to do, almost effortlessly.

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Motivation Monday - Active Shooter at CA Festival.

Joe Gilbert

Motivation Monday - Active Shooter at CA Festival.

Nonsensical statements abound: "It was random," said Low. "He shot one shot, then he put the clip in, and he just started moving shooting back and forth, walking towards our tent because that's where most of the people were in that area, and he started just shooting."

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Fun Friday - Armed and Pedaling

Joe Gilbert

Fun Friday - Armed and Pedaling

A pistol-packing cyclist must balance ease of access against retention, consider concealment vs. caliber, and calculate gun size in relation to weight.

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Thinking Thursday - Concealed Carry Qualification Is Enough!

Joe Gilbert

Thinking Thursday - Concealed Carry Qualification Is Enough!

Short and Sweet  Concealed carry qualification is probably enough if you don't plan to carry your gun. Am I trying to be funny? Not in the least.  State requirements will ensure you can load and fire your weapon at a human sized target at a moderate distance. More importantly, you will learn what lawful use of your weapon entails as well as what is considered unlawful use (including prohibited places of carry). You will also learn when force is justified (including deadly force). With the CCW course under your belt, assuming you have time to get to your gun while...

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