Category Archives: Competition & Training

062 Training Roundtable

We get a bunch of friends, students, instructors, podcasters, listeners and our contest winner, together at a recent MAG40 class to talk about the class, training in general and having a good time.

Links from this episode:

United States Concealed Carry Association

The Cornered Cat

Gun Rights News Podcast

Back Row: Mas, Steve, Gary, John, Mike, Norm,

Middle: Gail, Terri

Front: Herman, Blaze

MAG40 Class Picture from the Live Oak Class

061 The IDPA Nationals 2010

We get most of the ProArms crew together, in our round-table format, to discuss the recent IDPA Nationals. Including what you need to do in order to qualify to go to the National Match, our equipment choices and some lessons learned.

International Defensive Shooting Association

U.S. Shooting Academy

060 Protecting Yourself on the Street and in Court

We’re back with another set of interviews for your listening pleasure. First we will hear from Tom Givens of Rangemaster in Memphis, an excellent training facility who probably has the dubious distinction of have trained the largest number of armed citizens that have been involved in a self-defense incident that required them to draw a weapon. You can find information about their Tactical Conferences there too.

Tom also writes for SWAT Magazine and we talk about his recent review of the Taurus Judge. Sorry but the article isn’t on like but I have linked to the issue.

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Second up will be an update on The Armed Citizen’s Legal Defense Network with Marty Hayes. the network has grown considerably since it’s inception almost three years ago. Marty talks about a case the network worked on you can find more info on the case in the September ACLDN Journal.

044 Rangelog, HoJutSu & Federal Ammunition

This week we’re back with a trio of interviews from the SHOT Show.

First we talk with Tim Brandt from Federal Premium about new ammunition they are developing and some old ammunition.

Next we talk to Jeff Hall who is the founder of Hojutsu, the art of gunnery.

Our third segment brings you one of the developers of a new training tool called Rangelog. It’s an online training tool for shooters.   We get a lot of questions asking us how to train, what kind of drills to do, how do you know when you are getting better, etc.  Rangelog looks like the answer to most of these questions, it is a website where you can keep track of your training drills, chart your progress and much more. You can enter your own drills or search their library of drills to find new training drills for you to try.  Listen to this episode as Andrew Hill tells about this Website and a special offer for ProArms Podcast Listeners.

Soke Jeff Hall at the live fire portion on the Hojutsu test

032 “Mirror Image”

We shoot a match “mirror image” meaning that everything is done exactly opposite of what you usually do. In this case we were all right handed, meaning we had our holsters on the left and magazines on the right, revolver shooters had their speedloaders on the left since they usually carry them on their gun side. Hear the many reasons why we did it, and what we learned.