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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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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Gun Digest’s cover photo

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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A bicycle

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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