Last month I drove to the amazing Royal Range in Nashville to take Rangemaster’s Defensive Shotgun Instructor class. I had previously taken all three levels of the Rangemaster handgun instructor classes and the one-day shotgun user class. It was time to get the shotgun instructor cert. I was a little worried. The class […]
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Written by: Greg Ellifritz A recent discussion on my Facebook page prompted me to write an article to explain why I really don’t care for the Springfield XD pistol. I’ve seen hundreds of the guns go through my classes in the last decade. I remain unimpressed. The gun’s main selling point seems to […]
This is a guest post written by TDI General Manager and Instructor John Motil. John is at every shotgun class taught at TDI and put together a few notes based on past experience about what works and what doesn’t. It’s good advice. -Greg – Make sure your shotgun has a stock (either polymer […]
Several of my fellow instructors from TDI make an annual pilgrimage to the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show every January. The SHOT Show is approximately 12 miles of displays from all the firearms and outdoors gear manufacturers. It’s traditionally where manufacturers introduce all their new gear. My friend John Motil took lots […]
Written by: John Motil The Tactical Defense Institute is closing up on a banner year of training. Almost every course has been sold out and the instructors are working hard. One instructor, John Motil, took the time to write up some of the “lessons learned” from that tactical rifle classes that they taught […]