When it comes to personal protection, one of the most useful tools is a hand-held light. No, a flashlight won’t stop a determined bad guy that is trying to attack you, but if used effectively, it can be a HUGE deterrent against the petty thief that wants to steal your stuff. While, I would much…

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How ballistic gel can make you question what you have been told! Growing up in Mississippi, I was introduced to shooting at a relatively young age. My first gun was an air rifle and every tin can suddenly become a target for me and my BB gun! My grandmother encouraged my interest in shooting and…

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On Halloween Night WAPT News Anchor Megan West and her family were held at gunpoint by 4 armed men in the Belhaven Subdivision. You can read the full story here. On Tuesday, a Lyft Driver was kidnapped and shot 7 times in Jackson. Violent Crime in the Jackson area has climbed to record heights. As…

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Last month I traveled to Ft. Worth to the awesome USCCA Expo where I presented a seminar called “Building A Personal Training Program.” The 1.5 hour seminar focused on the Levels of Firearms Training and how important it is for gun owners to continue training beyond their basic permit to carry class. The seminar was…

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The term “Defensive” means “used or intended to defend or protect”. So Defensive Shooting means using a firearm to defend or protect yourself or family. If someone is shooting at you, you are likely going to be pulling the trigger as fast as you physically can. Unfortunately, many gun owners rarely practice the shooting skills…

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Long range shooting has become quite popular in recent years. This is due in part to the introduction of new calibers, specifically designed for long range shooting, and highly accurate rifles at reasonable prices. Take for example the Ruger American Rifle chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. The MSRP for the Ruger American starts off under $500…

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On September 9th the Biden Administration withdrew the nomination of David Chipman to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearm (ATF). Chipman was a controversial pick to lead the ATF because of his reported involvement in the Waco, Texas incident in 1993, as well as controversial statements he has made about banning certain guns…

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The importance of mental and medical training are often overlooked when it comes to personal protection, and there are limited options in the area where students can gain this potentially life-saving training. Our Lethal Force Simulator and the USCCA’s Emergency First Aid Fundamentals classes are both offered as 1/2 day options here at Boondocks FTA™.…

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As of August 31, 2021, America’s Longest War is over. The sad and shocking events that led up to the withdrawal of our troops are only compounded by the facts that the Taliban is now armed with an arsenal of American weaponry. According to several reports, the Taliban has billions in US weapons, including Black…

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