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Arik

Full time law enforcement officer and firearms instructor. Also a competitive shooter. Avid gear, guns and tactics aficionado. Bringing value to the shooting world...

CompetitionFirearmsGearInterviewPodcast

My guest this week is special forces veteran and firearms instructor Aaron Barruga.  After serving in Iraq and Afghanistan Aaron branched out to form his own training company, Guerrilla Approach.  He wants students to push themselves out of their comfort zone because that’s where the real learning begins. Aaron also

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CompetitionFirearmsPodcast

Mike Hughes is a force to reckon with.  He played college football before he went on to become a patent attorney.  Along the way he got into pistol competitions and soon developed a dry fire tool called the Shot Indicating Resetting Trigger Training Pistol or SIRT pistol for short.  This

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FirearmsGearInterviewPodcast

Tim Kennedy is the closest thing we have to a real Captain America.  For those of you in a cave and don’t know who he is, Tim is an active duty Green Beret sniper.  Before he was a sniper, he was a door kicker in both Operation Enduring Freedom and

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CompetitionFirearmsTraining

Do you close one eye when you shoot? Shooting with both eyes open has a lot of advantages like depth perception and it’s faster. You need to first know which eye is your DOMINATE EYE. In this video I give you several ways to figure this out. Then we get

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CompetitionFirearmsTraining

In the first dry fire PRACTICE DRILL we drew the gun to the target. This time we are doing the exact same thing but NOW we are putting your finger on the trigger and PREPPING it to just before the trigger breaks the shot. REMEMBER the Safety Protocols with NO

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FirearmsInterviewPodcast

Jon Dufresne is a former Army Ranger and now a firearms instructor.  He teaches for both Sage Dynamics and Frank Proctor (who was an instructor on the 2016 Shooter’s Summit.)  Jon’s focus as an instructor is not only on fundamentals but low light techniques and emergency tactical care. In todays

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CompetitionFirearmsTraining

WHO wants to DRY PRACTICE?! There shouldn’t be a reason NOT to practice but if people don’t have any idea or don’t understand a book, I’m going to be making a bunch of videos on the different dry fire drills I do. This first drill is the most simple yet

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FirearmsGearReview

IF you carry EDC or off duty, you NEED to bring a second magazine. First off we are usually talking a smaller capacity gun for concealment so you will have less rounds. Second, if you have a MALFUNCTION most likely it is the mag so once you strip the bad

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FirearmsGearInterviewPodcast

Ben Simonson is the owner and craftsman behind the company Boresight Solutions.  If you have a plastic framed gun, you probably already know about Boresight Solutions.  They were one of the first companies stippling (creating texture on frames) guns which forced the gun makers to develop better grips.  Boresight goes

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CompetitionFirearmsVLOG

This latest VLOG is the beginning of another shooting journey with target focus shooting and my finger on the trigger guard. Thanks to the OK Corral Gun Club for an awesome match. Thanks to Yong Lee for the guidance. Shooting USPSA… www.firearmsnation.com Facebook https://www.facebook.com/firearmsnation Intagram https://www.instagram.com/firearms_nation Twitter https://twitter.com/Firearms_Nation Please SUBSCRIBE

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