Training

OTOA (Ohio Tactical Officers Association) Annual Meeting

There are many TOA type organizations around the country. Most states offer them, for example, the MTOA that we covered last year with SDI and the largest the NTOA, which represents officers across the country. Most of these events are rather small offering a smattering of booths that highlight police specific products and some training courses. What many do not …

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BUILDING THE FIGHTING MINDSET

When we think of training, we tend to focus on the more tangible elements involved: the skills and tactics, the drills, and, most commonly but incorrectly, the gear and equipment that we will use. These factors are like the visible part of an iceberg that we can see above the waves. However, like an iceberg, there is a huge chunk …

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Hey, I just bought an AR15. What should I add next?

Hey, I just bought an AR15. What should I get for it next? Ammo… Buy Ammo… And USE IT. I saw the meme above a couple of days ago circulating social media from the SHOT SHOW 16’ remnants. Let’s make this picture worth the thousand word discussion and tackle the vast underinvestment in training. That’s the most accurate way I …

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Low Light Handgun and Carbine, Sentinel Concepts AAR

Date: Oct 23,34 4pm-12am Location: Alliance PD Range Weather: Chilly on the 23rd, Pouring rain 24th If there is one quote that sums up the class with Sentinel Concepts it’s, “You don’t know what you don’t know till you know that you don’t know it.” Gear: IGFS modified G19 Inforce APL Magpul GL9 Magazines Forest City Tactical Holster Tuff Products …

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Gunstock The Premier Michigan Shooting Event

Did you know Gunstock was this weekend? I hate when things sneak up on you and this one caught me by surprise. I had it in my calender for months, but with the amount of classes, new projects and family issues going on, I simply didn’t realize it was happening. But I digress, the important thing is did you know …

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Ballistic Masturbation and Upgrading, The Fast Track to Failure

I’m going out on a limb here people, we at 248Shooter need your help. This article is likely to get me blacklisted from advertisers and other industry friends. I’m writing it anyway; it’s an article that needs to be published. Of all the articles, we have shared this might be one of the most important articles in my career. The …

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Train Like you fight

We all know that especially tactical person that preaches “Train like you fight” the same way a Stark says “Winter is Coming”. Most of us however don’t head this due to an inability to access a range that allows move and shooting or even drawing from a holster. What is worse is even the guys who spend that 300-600 on …

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DMI Handgun 2 AAR and Review

Spring and Fall are what made me fall in love with Michigan. There is nothing like a Michigan spring day with a cool morning and warm afternoon to make training an enjoyable experience. Train like you fight is an often-uttered statement from the most tactical of students but give me a cool morning and warm afternoon with the sun out …

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Laser Ammo USA Launches April Ladies’ Month Raffle

Coming back from Shot Show 2015 speaking to my partner one thing was clearly evident while 2014 may have been the rise of the woman shooter 2015 was going to be the continuation. Heading out to public ranges since I have been nothing but pleased by the large amount of women shooters who are actively training and working at the …

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