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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

Welcome back to the Firearms Nation Podcast. I just got back from shoot ing the 2018 IPSC US Nationals at the Universal Shooting Academy and first off, I have to say this was an excellent match and thanks to Frank Garcia and Shannon Smith plus all the range officers for

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FirearmsGearInterviewLivePodcastUncategorized

This week I was prepping for the 2018 IPSC US Nationals which was held at the Universal Shooting Academy in Frostproof, FL.  The match director was Shannon Smith who always puts on a terrific competition.  I recently had Shannon on my second YouTube live stream and this is the audio

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CompetitionFirearmsGearInterviewPodcastTraining

Join the Nation!.. Jon Dufresne and Scott Jedlinski are two up in coming instructors.  They are the new generations of firearms preachers who take what is known about shooting and format it to a more modern approach. Jon is a former Army Ranger who now teaches for Sage Dynamics and

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FirearmsGearReviewTraining

Ah, the joys of summer…beaches, water, fun. We can still enjoy all the good times and be safe. You want to carry your legal firearm but now have less clothes to hide it. Well here are 3 WAYS for Summer Every Day Carry (EDC). I Like Appendix for my concealment.

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FirearmsHollywoodInterviewPodcastTacticsTraining

There have been a few events in law enforcement history that went on to change policies across police departments.  On February 28th, 1997, the North Hollywood Shootout would leave a gaping wound of how outgunned police really were. In the second episode of the Deconstructing Gunfight series, I talk with

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CompetitionFirearmsLiveTrainingUncategorized

Here is the LIVE show I did with Shannon Smith, grandmaster shooter, national champion and former Army Ranger.  Join us as we discuss the finer points about red dots on pistols along with brand selection and USPSA practice.

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CompetitionFirearmsInterviewPodcast

Welcome back to the Firearms Nation Podcast.  Imagine you start competing in the shooting sports about 4 years ago.  Imagine you decide to start shooting shotgun exclusively in competition.  Imagine you go to the IPSC World Shoot for Shotgun earlier this month and finally, imagine waking up on June 11th

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CompetitionFirearmsGearInterviewPodcast

Brian Enos is considered to be one of most critical thinkers in the realm of handgun shooting.  In 1990 he wrote the book (link below) “Practical Shooting: Beyond Fundamentals” which is the collection of over ten years of notes and ideas Brian had regarding pistol shooting and competition. Brian was

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CompetitionFirearmsGearInterviewLive

This is the audio from the Live Session with Yong Lee in Podcast form.  Yong sat down with me to discuss in detail the red dots on pistols, something that I’m very interested in.  He also takes a bunch of questions from the audience regarding sights, training techniques, holsters and

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CompetitionFirearmsGearInterviewLive

This is a replay of the Q&A live session I had on 6-3-18 with grandmaster shooter and SWAT team leader Yong Lee.  Yong has been on the podcast several times and was a part of the Shooter’s Summit.  Lots of questions about red dots and how to train is covered

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