One of the most important aspects of defensive shooting is recoil control. The more you are able to mitigate recoil, the faster you can get the gun back on target for follow up shots. One of the downsides to smaller guns like the Glock 43x (pictured) is they are “snappier” and harder to maintain good…

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These are the words Tom Givens uttered repeatedly in his March 13-14 Practical Tactical class we hosted here at Boondocks. This two-day course included classroom work on personal tactics, home invasions, active shooters as well as an analysis of Tom’s former students who have been involved in self-defense incidents. To date, he has had 68…

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Beginning April 1st we are making a few changes to our FFL Transfer Process. Transfers for Handguns, Rifles, Shotguns and/or Receivers will be $25 for the first item and $10 for each additional item.

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Warning: This Training Tip will require a multi-step process to properly “Retrain Your Brain!” In order to get the full effect of this entry, you will need to follow the hyperlinks in the proper order as indicated below. First – Watch “Backwards Brain Bicycle Video“Several months ago I came across this video called “The Backwards…

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The Boondocks FTA™ Beginner Handgun class is a half-day course designed to introduce women to the basics of using a handgun for self-defense. Topics will cover gun safety, loading and unloading, and shooting fundamentals.  The course includes both classroom time and live-fire practice on the range.  Firearms and ammunition are included in the cost of…

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self-de·fense – the defense of one’s person or interests, especially through the use of physical force, which is permitted in certain cases as an answer to a charge of violent crime. One of the main tenets of self-defense is avoidance. You will often hear instructors and trainers say, “the best way to win a gun…

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In November, four friends from as far away as Kansas, bit the bullet and traveled to Boondocks FTA™ for 4 days of firearms training. The group took two days of Carbine (Basic & Defensive Carbine) with John Roberts and 2 Days (Defensive Pistol 1) of handgun training with Darrell Carey. After arriving back home, they…

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While the 2020 Election isn’t official yet, come 2021 we will likely dealing with a new administration in the White House. In today’s politically divided climate, half of America is glad and the other half is upset. As an advocate for the 2nd Amendment, I am just concerned. While the media and some organizations are…

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USCCA’s New Protector Academy On October 15th the USCCA Launched their new Protector Academy. This online training academy is available to all USCCA Members and includes over 200 different training videos and some excellent online classes. These classes include the Handgun Safety & Marksmanship, Children’s Firearm & Safety, Concealed Carry & Home Defense, Emergency First Aid, Emergency Preparedness, Countering the Mass…

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