Rifle

Rifle Lessons 7/20

“When a machine has moving parts, the parts need room to move!” – Mikhail Kalashnikov It's our habit at each rifle class is to announce to our students that it our most sincere hope that every firearm, magazine, and accessory they brought with them, BREAKS! If it’s going to fail, we want it to happen [...]

By |2020-07-19T00:17:55+00:00July 18th, 2020|Firearms, Instructor Notes, Optics, Rifles, Training|0 Comments

July 4th, 2020

"I am well aware of the toil and blood and treasure it will cost us to maintain this declaration, and support and defend these states. Yet through all the gloom I see the rays of ravishing light and glory. I can see that the end is worth all the means. This is our day of [...]

Car safe

Master Instructor Gregg Ellifritz has been on a 'Your car is not a holster!' campaign for years, and I fully support the effort. I'm, of course, a proponent of daily carry, as well as having life saving supplies and a long gun within one's vehicle. However, securing firearms that are not directly under our control [...]

Civil War?

Note from a friend and student: “I just read your recent blog…How close do you think we are to a civil war?” We’re already in a civil war. The real question is: When will it go hot and how far will it spread? My answer is: I don’t know. My instincts are telling me to [...]

Independence Day Rifle Course Sale

America - A Nation of Riflemen (and WOMEN)! Join us August 5-6 in Rochester, IN, to learn the skills necessary to defend liberty! Class details. 20-hours with night shoot! $340 ($35 off tuition!) Click here for sign up. Or, the "Buy Now" button below. SALE ENDS AT 8pm CST Sunday, JULY 9th! And please take [...]

By |2019-02-07T10:11:02+00:00July 4th, 2017|Liberty, Rifles, Training|0 Comments

April 19, 1775

"I am a friend to righteous government, to a government founded upon the principles of reason and justice; but I glory in publicly avowing my eternal enmity to tyranny. Is the present system, which the British administration have adopted for the government of the colonies, a righteous government - or is it tyranny?" - John [...]

By |2020-04-19T17:07:02+00:00April 23rd, 2016|Attitude, History, Instructor Notes, Liberty, Rifles|1 Comment

Paris Gun Battle Lessons

"It is not a question of containing but of destroying this organization. Without a respite, without a truce." - French President Francois Hollande The French State Prosecutor just confirmed that over 5000 rounds were fired between the police and the terrorists during this mornings SEVEN HOUR gun battle in France. 5000-rounds. To our LE friends, [...]

By |2019-02-07T10:11:24+00:00November 18th, 2015|Attitude, In the News, Instructor Notes, Liberty, police|0 Comments

Wood and Water and Rifles

The advent of WWII brought with it major advancements in small arms design, and set the foundation that would become common requirements of the modern battle rifle. Auto-loading and magazine fed quickly replaced the bolt-actions of the day, and by the 1960’s wood stocks had been replaced with polymers in the majority of modern military [...]

Rifle Lessons, Equipment Failures

“It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.”   - Bruce Lee We recently presented a Level I Rifle Course in the Midwest, and as is our norm, we request that students arrive with a semi-automatic (auto-loading), magazine-fed, military pattern rifle. We see many styles and calibers of rifle, [...]