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“Trained in the use of firearms” is fantasy.
You're either training or, without exception, you're incompetent to some significant degree.

Join me for training anytime.

I invite you to be my guest (the first time) at the range and throw in with my weekly training any Saturday morning at 8am at Proactive Defense in Northlake, Texas. Whether you're a gun pro, an intermediate-level shooter, or a total newb, we'll work defensive drills at a level you can handle. We're not gonna just "shoot," we're going to train on drills that develop skills we can use to preserve our lives.

To be clear: this is not instruction. This is just a couple of folks training together.


Easy Peasy: I'll take care of your range fee.

Just let me know you're coming ahead of time.

Bring your own ammo.

Bring your own gun(s): pistol, rifle...all good.


Bring all the guns you want, but we're only going to train with one. Training requires focus.

One More Thing:

We train whether it's 15°F or 110°F, rain, or shine. If you're daunted by something as insignificant as weather, don't bother touching base. Training is about skills, not feels.

My 2020 Training Stats

Training Works™

71

Training Days

Practical Training:
44 Days

Precision Training:
27 Days

14,787

Rounds Fired in 2020

In training, testing, and competition - it was a very light year!

Averaging

286

Rounds Fired per week

Previous Years' Round Counts
2015

47,480

2016

42,720

2017

39,020

2018

30,425

2019

16,892

2020

14,787

My Round Counts Since 2015

9mm

172,137

.45ACP

2,357

.300BLK

7,954

5.56

3,426

.308

3,803

.300WM

457

.22LR

3,860

12GA

274

Recent Training & Classes

Pistol: Moving Targets

Descr: Moving targets + shoot/no-shoot scenarios
Instructor: Chris Rainey
Location: Proactive Defense, Northlake, TX

Self-Rescue Tactics

Descr: Terror attack response, escape, and rescue
Instructor: Doug Rainey
Location: Proactive Defense, Northlake, TX

Church Defense

Descr: Church Defense Team Fundamentals
Instructor: Brad Tuttle (I assisted)
Location: Proactive Defense, Northlake, TX

Church Defense Team

Descr: Church Defense Team Counterattacking From the Ground
Instructor: Doug Rainey (I assisted)
Location: Proactive Defense, Northlake, TX

Pistol 1 Fundamentals

Descr: Personal Defense Fundamentals
Instructor: Brad Tuttle (I assisted)
Location: Proactive Defense, Northlake, TX

Church Defense

Descr: Church Defense Team Fundamentals
Instructor: Brad Tuttle (I assisted)
Location: Proactive Defense, Northlake, TX

About Me

Shooty McBeardface™

Of the Texas McBeardfaces

I'm an ordinary citizen™ and a design professional. I shoot the guns, I lift the heavy things. I also write about firearms, training, and responsible culture on my own site as well as other blogs and publications.

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December 2019

.308 Shorty Pistol Build

Sorry, didn't mean to stare into your soul.

Anyway, Thanks so much for visiting. I hope y'all enjoyed the content! I also hope you train with your rifle and pistol on a regular basis like a responsible citizen, for these are uncertain times.

Training works.™