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

Les Kismartoni – There’s No Ketchup in IDPA

Les Kismartoni is a phenomenal competitive shooter.  Just don't give him a hot dog with ketchup on it!  He is from Chicago where good hotdogs have other accessories like pickles, mustard, and relish.  That being said, Les is a Distinguished Master in IDPA and a Grandmaster in USPSA, ...

By |2023-03-03T02:21:03+00:00March 3, 2023|0 Comments

Matthew Little – The Way is in Training

Do you want to be the best competitive shooter, soldier, and protector?  I was lucky to sit down with Matthew Little who is not only a former Army Special Forces veteran, a former Chicago police SWAT officer, and a competitive shooter but the author of an exciting new ...

By |2023-03-03T02:22:01+00:00February 24, 2023|0 Comments

Larry Correia – In Defense of the 2nd Amendment

Larry Correia is not just a NY Times Bestseller or sci-fi fantasy writer, but he is also a huge advocate for the 2nd Amendment.  Larry has been involved with firearms for over 30 years as a firearms instructor, competitive shooter, and gun store owner.  Recently, Larry felt the ...

By |2023-03-03T02:23:05+00:00February 16, 2023|0 Comments

Yong Lee – Bump Fire Your Trigger Finger!

Yong Lee is back dropping more knowledge bombs in 2023. Yong is a 5 division grandmaster shooter in USPSA. He recently retired as a 30-year veteran police officer, swat operator, and firearms instructor from his department. Now, Yong is traveling to other police departments teaching their instructors and ...

By |2023-02-04T02:48:22+00:00February 4, 2023|0 Comments

Keith Garcia – The One Thing New Shooters Need to Know

Keith Garcia is a 3 Gun champion. He made a name for himself winning the 3 Gun Nation championship back when "they" allowed it to be on NBC Sports. Keith always distinguished himself as a very fast and efficient shooter with a pistol, rifle, and shotgun. Keith also ...

By |2023-01-18T12:08:43+00:00January 18, 2023|0 Comments

Yong Lee – Replay “Training with Obsession”

What does it mean to train to "obsession, dedication, and madness"? 4 time grandmaster practical shooter Yong Lee says it took him to train six days a week, 2 hours each day to make GM. Yong is a retired police officer, SWAT team member, and firearms instructor. Yong ...

By |2023-01-03T01:58:21+00:00January 3, 2023|0 Comments

Eric Grauffel – I Compete, That’s What I Do

Eric Grauffel is now a 9 time World Champion. There is no one like him in shooting sports. He has dominated practical shooting for over 20 years. What makes him so special? Why does someone consistently win? Is Eric ever going to lose? I was able to talk ...

By |2022-12-27T02:04:21+00:00December 27, 2022|0 Comments

Julie Golob – Giving Guns as Gifts

Julie Golob is a professional shooter. She is sponsored by Smith and Wesson and has been in shooting sports for over 25 years. Julie's accomplishments include winning the IPSC World Championship in her division. She was the US Army Athlete of the Year. Julie is also the first ...

By |2022-12-20T04:01:18+00:00December 19, 2022|0 Comments