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About 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...

How to Spot Police Impersonators

  I've always wanted to do some podcast episodes to discuss some of the stuff I've learned over 20 years as a law enforcement officer.  Some of the topics will be safety related, while some will be more of a historical and trivia related to police work.  Of course, if ...

By |2023-09-06T01:50:20+00:00September 6, 2023|0 Comments

Jacob Hetherington – Unleashing Excellence from the Army (Replay)

Jacob Hetherington just took 3rd place at this year's Carry Optics Nationals.  He consistently wins or comes close to winning every major match (International and National) he competes in.  Jacob joined the Army in 2015 and shoots for the Army's Marksmanship Unit.  Jacob already has earned a top ...

By |2023-06-30T03:26:50+00:00June 30, 2023|0 Comments

USPSA presidency race heats up with Luigi Li’s campaign

Luigi Li is currently running for USPSA (United States Practical Shooting Association) and the election is going on.  Listeners of this podcast know that I compete in USPSA as it's one of the shooting sports that makes you a better shooter.  If you want to carry your gun ...

By |2023-06-16T15:31:43+00:00June 16, 2023|0 Comments

How to Improve Your Skills with Don Redl’s Force on Force Training

In force-on-force training, participants engage in simulated scenarios where they face opposition from other individuals or teams. These scenarios involve using non-lethal training ammunition, such as paintball rounds or simulated munitions, to replicate the effects of real weapons without causing fatal injuries. The training can take place in ...

By |2023-06-09T02:22:47+00:00June 9, 2023|0 Comments