The 2A Fight in 2020

2-A Fight in Virginia map

In December’s newsletter, we covered Michael Bloomberg’s influence in the November elections in Virginia and his entrance into the 2020 Presidential Election. We also discussed the potential ramifications to Virginians in the upcoming legislative session. Since November, the Virginia Citizens Defense League, reports that over 100 Counties, Cities, and Towns have declared themselves 2nd Amendment…

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Crime in our Capital City

crime scene tape

Jackson, MS is in the midst of a crime wave not seen in a quarter of a century. In 2018 there were 84 homicides and 83 in 2019. That is the highest since 1993 and makes the per capita murder rate “one of the highest in the nation, worse than New Orleans, Memphis, and even…

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Mid-Range Munitions

Fusion Ammunition

In our November 2019 newsletter, we highlighted the big 3 cartridge families including the 30-06, the .308 Win and the .375 H&H. This month we are going to focus on some mid-range munitions that either fell out of favor or never became popular, but are more than adequate for hunting and a whole lot easier…

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Situational Awareness for the Whole Family

color code awareness chart

Anyone who has taken a class at Boondocks FTA™ has learned about the importance “Being Aware of Your Surroundings” and Lt. Colonel Jeff Cooper’s “Awareness Color Code Chart”. But just how many of us really adhere to these life-saving principals? Are we teaching them to our kids and grand-kids? Even though most of us don’t…

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Defensive Pistol LIVE!

Defensive Pistol LIVE!

For 2020 Boondocks FTA™ is launching a new course in our Defensive Pistol Series. Defensive Pistol (DP ) LIVE is a 10-12-hour course designed to help you increase your Speed and Accuracy with your Handgun. The course also includes multiple Force on Force Scenarios using UTM Training Guns to simulate LIVE defensive situations. Students will…

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Smith & Wesson M&P Shield EZ 2.0 in 9mm

Smith & Wesson M&P EZ9

Recently Smith & Wesson released a 9mm version of their very popular 380ACP Shield EZ. Smith & Wesson describes the gun as “EZ is easy-to-rack, easy-to-shoot, easy-to-pack, easy-to-load, and easy-to-clean, and it was “built for personal and home protection.” Features of the new pistol include two 8+1 round capacity magazines with “a load-assist tab for…

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Defensive Differences!

Differences in defensive handgun classes

With the launching of our new Defensive Pistol LIVE class, we now have 6 different Defensive Handgun classes here at Boondocks FTA™. We are often asked what is the difference in each of the classes, so in this month’s Course Spotlight we thought we would highlight the differences so you can decide which class or…

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Texas Church Shooting

Church

On Sunday, December 29th, a man wearing a disguise got up in the middle of communion at West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, TX and open fired. Two church security team members were shot before Jack Wilson was able to return fire and kill the shooter. This comes just over 2 years after…

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Train With The Best!

That’s me, (under that little red arrow) at 16 years old in the 1988 ABA BMX Grand Nationals Cruiser Expert Main Event. The yellow arrow indicates my good friend and nationally ranked Factory Sponsored Free Agent rider “Power House”, Parnell Haley. Parnell and I met in first grade and we became instant friends. A few…

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