Author: Rob Curran

Blog / 29.04.2016

This week's post is on using perfect practice to reduce draw times. Watch Travis Haley work from a five second draw stroke down to a sub 1 second draw with an accurate round on target. Let's just say we have some work to do.
Blog / 30.03.2016

I happened across this clip from the movie Sicario this morning in between calls and though I watched the movie a few months ago and had seen this particular snippet before, it struck me as a good training point. Here's the clip: Training Point #1: Situational Awareness Maintaining...

Blog / 04.03.2016

There are a lot of opinions out here on the interweb regarding some of the best methods for choosing a gun for home defense... and this post will be no different in the sense of opinions. HOWEVER: This post is meant to give you my perspective on why certain weapons systems may be preferable to others. I am not saying one is better or worse than others but we need to consider a few items...
Blog / 26.02.2016

Last week we ran a joint course with King 33 Training in Southington CT called Responsible Home Defense. The foundation of this course was based in two elements:
  • Knowing Where, When, Why deadly force may be used
  • Building Practical Skills to Increase Survivability
The students were provided with a slide deck covering the laws and regulations surrounding use of force in the home and while the topics centered on home defense considerations, we did get off on a few very productive tangents
Blog / 19.02.2016

No one wants to get stabbed. And you certainly want to bring at least a handgun to a knife fight. We are SO not cool with that. But there is a little bit more to it... Denis had the exquisitely brilliant idea of adding a Simunition based component to all Defensive Handgun II courses from now on as we noticed that while the range exercises did teach the requisite skills to survive, the X ring on the "why" was being missed. Also we felt that