Arik
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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

What if you found out that all the years you’ve put in your shooting, that you were doing it all wrong…Well that’s how I felt after speaking with World Champion Eric Grauffel.  I had the opportunity to speak with Eric on last year’s Shooter’s Summit.  The Shooter’s Summit is an

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FirearmsGearReview

As a police officer I am often asked what do I carry off duty. For the most part I would say it’s the same as a civilian except for the badge and restraining device. How close is this to your EDC setup? Also I’d like to mention Popov Leather www.popovleather.com

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FirearmsGearInterviewPodcastUncategorized

One of the distinct pleasures myself and a lot of other people enjoy is smoking a cigar while out on the range.  I see it a lot at shooting competitions.  I’ve also seen it after tactical classes.  There is something about the concept of enjoying the cigar with friends that

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CompetitionFirearmsGearHollywoodInterviewPodcastTraining

Welcome back to the Firearms Nation Podcast. About ten years ago I had the pleasure of being invited to a class devoted to pulling the trigger properly.  It was a class on the basics but it wasn’t a basic class.  In fact it was as someone coined it “..a PhD

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FirearmsGearInterviewPodcast

Recently there was a video released at a trial in Pennsylvania where two troopers were trying to arrest a suspect and he resisted.  The suspect ended up shooting both of the officers and then fled the scene.  Luckily they survived.  How does this happen?  According to a 2014 study, 83%

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FirearmsInterviewLivePodcast

Welcome back to the Firearms Nation Podcast.  Do you carry a gun for self defense?  Have you ever wondered what would happen if you were involved in a shooting?  Most people at some point have had these thoughts and usually end when the gun goes off and they win.  But,

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FirearmsInterviewLive

Join me as I go LIVE with the author of the book “The Law of Self Defense” Andrew Branca. We’ll talk about the recent Stand Your Ground cases in Florida and well as the CCW shooting in Chicago. We’ll decipher the difference between Stand Your Ground and Self Defense and

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CompetitionFirearmsPodcast

This is an excerpt from a podcast session of the Firearms Nation Podcast, that I did with Steve Anderson talking about why competitors feel need to wallow in their mistakes and how fragile the ego is. Subscribe to the Firearms Nation Podcast on iTunes. www.firearmsnation.com Facebook https://www.facebook.com/firearmsnation Intagram https://www.instagram.com/firearms_na… Twitter

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CompetitionFirearmsInterviewPodcast

Welcome back to the Firearms Nation Podcast. I’ve been shooting a gun for over 15 years.  That includes time as a law enforcement officer as well as a competitive shooter.  Plus, there is the training and dry fire practice.  Unfortunately, I’ve developed time and again, a horrible disgusting pain in

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FirearmsGearInterviewPodcast

Welcome back to the Firearms Nation Podcast. I’ve been fortunate in my competitive shooting career to be a part of a gun manufacturer’s factory team.  From 2014-2016 I was a part of Team Sig or Sig Sauer and from that team I met a variety of folks from the company. 

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