Written by: Greg Ellifritz Most of you have likely heard about actor Alec Baldwin’s negligent discharge of a “prop” pistol on a movies set last week. Someone’s failure to distinguish between blanks and live ammunition led to the tragedy of two people being shot, one of whom died. ‘Why was I handed a […]
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Written by Greg Ellifritz Place yourself in Carolyn Meadows’ shoes. It’s mid day and you are leaving a large grocery store. You get into your car and start to back out of the parking space only to be startled by a shirtless man yelling and banging on the rear of your car. The […]
Written by: Greg Ellifritz Dan Ariely’s book The Upside of Irrationality is a book about making rational and irrational decisions. Books like these are a goldmine of information for firearms and combatives trainers. We regularly see people making irrational decisions in the context of self defense. It’s nice to figure out why they are doing […]
Written by: Greg Ellifritz Daniel Coyle is the author of the book The Talent Code. He conducts outstanding research in the field of enhancing human performance. His blog post, Your Best Training Session Ever, got me thinking about how a lot of firearms and combatives force-on-force training could be dramatically improved. Read Daniel’s […]
Knowledge to make your life better. If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend. The Power of Fear An interesting article on firearm use during the urban warfare of the Balkan war in Bosnia in the early 1990s. English is not the author’s primary language, so it isn’t […]
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. Gun Science: Active Electronic Ear-pro deep dive Everything you have ever wanted to know about electronically amplified hearing protection. The Unexpected […]