Written by: Greg Ellifritz Many of my students are serious practitioners of the art of self-protection. They’ve graduated from numerous shooting schools and hold black belts in various martial arts systems. Although they generally enjoy the training process in general, their ultimate goal is to become better fighters. They are hoping that the skills they […]
Posts tagged "FBI"
Written by: Greg Ellifritz In 2014, the FBI made a historic change in their qualification course by making the qualification stages more similar to the types of threats that agents face. I detailed the change and described the utility of the qualification course in this article. My friend Tom Givens (who has trained […]
This is a guest post from my friend and long time Federal Law Enforcement officer, John Hearne. John is a gifted instructor and skilled tactician. In this post, he reviews a book written by a guy who quit the FBI after a couple years of service. Things seem to keep getting progressively worse. These are […]
Knowledge to make your life better. If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend. Pre-Attack Indicators A thorough compilation of the research about what “tells” a criminal displays immediately prior to his attack. I’ve never seen anyone use or advocate his “emergency time out” hand positioning. I like […]
Written by: Greg Ellifritz To the amazement of my armed citizen friends, most police qualification courses are little more than a joke. With a full day’s worth of pistol training, I can get almost everyone to the point where they can pass their state’s police qualification course. In Ohio, our course is so easy […]
Here are a few links to articles and videos I found interesting this week. Some are intellectual. Some are informative. Some are just fun. If you have some free time, check them out this weekend. How To Make Sure Your Handgun Fits You Some good guidelines for making sure your handgun fits your hand. […]