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Compliance?

December 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

‘Now the best means for rendering an assailant powerless are a good weapon and the ability to use it. The first can be obtained at any gunshop, the last can be had only by careful […]

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Progressive Phalli-cies

December 15th, 2016|0 Comments

“Youth is wasted on the young.” – George Bernard Shaw
In August a student group calling itself “Cocks Not Glocks” wafted on to the University of Texas campus to protest legislation allowing those with a valid carry […]

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Monday Trifecta

December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

 
“By Allah, I am willing to kill a billion infidels”  – Abdul Razak Ali Artan
 

Monday, 9:58am, a Somali refugee named Abdul Razak Ali Artan ran his car into students on the campus of Ohio State […]

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Leftist Meltdown With a Side of Millennial Tantrum

November 13th, 2016|0 Comments

So, how ‘bout that election, folks?

I’ve been clear about my trepidation towards the President elect, and I’m sure my concerns are well-founded. Time will tell. But, for years I’ve also been warning anyone who will […]

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Upcoming Events

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02/04/2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
4-Hour Women's Self-Defense
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02/18/2017
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Force-On-Force/Scenario-Based Training
crete, Illinois, Crete
02/25/2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Medical Emergency Procedures for the Firing Range
crete, Illinois, Crete
03/04/2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
4-Hour Women's Self-Defense
crete, Illinois, Crete

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Shoot back!” – Milo Yiannopoulos
…I’m in awe of you and your staff’s dedication, professionalism and knowledge. I’m still comprehending the ramifications of this training in improving my handgun self defense skills as well as character building. It is difficult to adequately describe my gratitude so I’ll leave it at that.
Benjamin G., Indiana
I’ve had my eyes open as a gun owner and one who choses to carry constantly.
Tom R., Ohio
The class was definitely more than I expected and know I’ll be able to put the lessons to good use. After all our drills, I feel more confident in my ability to run my rifle at longer distances and even at night. I have a huge amount to absorb and hope I’ll be able to get it written down before it escapes me.

Thanks again for all your efforts during a very hot weekend. I look forward to training with you again in the future.

Howard V., IL
Again, thank you! You and your team are true professionals. I know it is tiring and stressful handling all us inexperienced students especially with ammo! I was impressed with your attentiveness to safety and patience to guide us thru the training.
Ann S.
Today was the very first time i shot a gun, a Glock 19 to be exact. Thank you to Fortress for offering a defensive shooting class for newbies like me and making it one of the best experiences of my life! …you guys are absolutely amazing!
Sandra L, Michigan
…another round of excellent guidance! I feel privileged to be included in your schedule-you are a tremendous resource. As always, the training is fun, practical and most of all, provides life-long skills (with vigilant practice, of course).
Karl W, Texas
…Thank you again for an experience I will take with me forever!
Paula M, Illinois
I just wanted to thank all of you at Fortress again for an opportunity of a lifetime!! I was very blessed and honored to have instruction by you! …I cannot even put into words how [the class] has changed my life!! It’s very surreal.

I am looking forward to furthering my journey and have the opportunity to learn (and grow) from the great people at Fortress again.

Hanna A., Indiana
…Again, THANK YOU!! It somehow doesn’t seem enough to say. Looking forward to more Fortress opportunities!
Gregory J., WI