President Biden and AG Merrick Garland

On Wednesday June, 23rd President Biden and AG Merrick Garland announced a strategy to combat the “staggering surge” in violent crime.” The speech was a vailed attempt to conceal the REAL meaning of the 2nd Amendment, appease the anti-gun groups, and try to stop the bleeding from the “defund the police movement” that seems to…

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Active response training logo

In February 2022 Boondocks FTA will be hosting Greg Ellifritz. Greg is the founder of Active Response Training, and a recently retired Police Officer with an extensive training background. He instructed classes at the Tactical Defense Institute for 17 years and served as a lead instructor for TDI’s ground fighting, knife fighting, active shooter, impact weapons,…

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A dog attacking

There is a saying in the Firearms Training Industry “Your Body Won’t Go Where Your Mind Hasn’t Been.” This saying alludes to the importance of mental training and having a plan to deal with dynamic critical incidents. Visualization and Mental Training have been used for years in Competitive Sports and the importance of “training your…

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A LightTuck Kydex

At least once a week I get a message asking for holster recommendations. In and effort to reduce the number of times I have to repeat this information I thought it would be beneficial to you (and me) to include this as a topic in our On The Hunt series. Holster Requirements First and foremost…

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Ozark Armament logo

Recently a representative from Ozark Armament contacted me after reading some of our blog entries and wanted to know if we would be interested in testing some of their products. I had not heard of Ozark Armament before, so visited their website and social media accounts. They describe their company as follows. “Ozark Armament is…

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A map of the US detailing gun laws in each state

On May 26, Texas became the 21st state to join the ranks of Constitutional Carry States. Constitutional Carry, also called Permit less or Unrestricted Carry, means residents can carry a firearm openly or concealed without a state issued permit. Since 2010, the number of Unrestricted Carry states have skyrocketed from 2 states (Vermont has always…

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Customers dining in an eatery

There is a saying in the Firearms Training Industry, stating “Your Body Won’t Go Where Your Mind Hasn’t Been.” This saying alludes to the importance of mental training and having a plan to deal with dynamic critical incidents. Visualization and Mental Training have been used for years in Competitive Sports and the importance of “training…

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A Who Wins, Who Loses, & Why infographic

We are excited to announce another great Special Event for this Fall. On October 9th & 10th John Hearne will be at Boondocks FTA conducting his Who Wins, Who Loses, and Why Lecture plus his Cognitive Pistol w/ Tactical Anatomy Course. John is a fellow RangeMaster Instructor and his Who Wins lecture has been published…

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A church bell and a cross

Here at Boondocks FTA™ we now have a FREE Seminar designed to help you and your church be better prepared! In this approximately 2.5 hour seminar we cover the following Church Safety Topics: Recognize the signs of potential threats Analyze past events Create an Emergency Operations Plan Understand the common challenges most places of worship…

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