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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Firearms on an outdoor table

As the weather warms up here in the Deep South we trade in our Boots, Sweaters and Jeans for Shorts, T-Shirts and Flip Flops, but that doesn’t mean we can stop carrying the essentials. This month in “On The Hunt” we talk about modifying your EDC for Summertime. During the winter if you see me…

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A US map showing where guns are allowed

Effective July 1, 2021, there will be 20 states that will have Constitutional or “unrestricted” Right To Carry. This means that residents (an in some cases non-residents) can carry a loaded firearm concealed on their person without a permit! SCOTUS to Hear First 2A Case in over a Decade On Monday April 26, the Supreme…

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A man firing his pistol

Truth be told, I have never been in a gunfight. The closest I came occurred when I was about 8 years old at my family land in South Texas. My Dad, nicknamed “Grizz”, and I were out walking when we came upon a truck that should not have been there. The man in the truck…

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