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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...

CompetitionFirearmsInterviewPodcast

Mike Foley is President of the USPSA (United States Practical Shooting Association). USPSA is one of the largest organizations in action pistol. Recently, all of the matches had to stop because of COVID19 and now we are able to get out there again and compete. I caught up with Mike

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I have to say, 2020 has been the opposite in terms of being a great start to the decade. We are halfway through the year and it seems that life as we know it is changing. I thought COVID was horrible until I started seeing riots in the street and

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CompetitionFirearmsGearInterviewPodcast

Eric Grauffel is by far one of the best shooters in the world. He’s won seven World Championships in Practical Shooting (IPSC) and shoots in several divisions. Eric always dominates the competition and is known for being a Terminator on the range. Eric is from France and was a guest

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BJ Norris is a World Champion. BJ shoots a bunch of shooting sports but is known for his killer speed at Steel Challenge. He has won numerous World Championships in that sport as well as top placements in USPSA, IDPA, IPSC, and 3 Gun. What does it take to be

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Pat McNamara served over 22 years in special operations and worked in the Unit. Like so many of the top tier cadre, they focused heavily on the fundamentals of marksmanship followed up with major doses of competition. Pat is a highly motivated individual who inspires thousands of Instagram fans with

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FirearmsHollywoodInterviewPodcast

Chili Palmer (his nickname) was one of the military advisors for the hit Netflix film “Extraction” starring Chris Hemsworth. If you haven’t seen the movie yet, I have to say why not? If you are into excellent action movies with fantastic gunplay, then “Extraction” is for you. Too often Hollywood

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Kyle Lamb is a Army veteran who served the majority of time in Special Operations, and in the Unit (SFOD-D Delta Force). Most people just say “The Unit”. During that time he served in Iraq, Bosnia, and fought in the Battle of Mogadishu. Once he left the military, Kyle starting

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Jack Carr is a former Navy SEAL who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Once he retired from the Navy, Jack went on to pursue his second career goal of becoming a fiction writer. Jack released his first book, “The Terminal List” in 2018 and followed up with the highly

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Steve Anderson is a firearms instructor as well as the host of the popular podcast “That Shooting Show”. Steve has also written three books and dryfire practice and competition shooting. Recently Steve became a certified instructor of the Mental Management system developed by Lanny Bassham, who was an Olympic gold

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CompetitionFirearmsGearInterviewLivePodcast

Today I’m offering all three of the Shooter’s Summit for free until May 1st. Simply go to https://firearmsnation.thrivecart.com/2018-shooters-summit/ and enter the coupon code: COVID19SUCKS to get all the Summits (Be sure to click Add 2016-2017 Summits). I share my thoughts in the video. Please tag someone you think will benefit

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