I picked up a copy of The Atlantic magazine yesterday, and was pleasantly surprised to find a neutral-to-positive article there on a card carrying member of the gun culture. John Correia (pronounced “Korea”) is a friend, and like many I follow his YouTube channel in which he reviews surveillance and patrol camera videos of gunfights and other violent encounters, presenting each with analysis and learning points.
The YouTube channel is here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsE_m2z1NrvF2ImeNWh84mw
The article is here: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/09/john-correia-self-defense/565739/ .
John’s started as a clergyman, and came to focus on teaching good people to defend themselves, as approved by the Good Book itself. He’s an advanced martial artist, and a hell of a good combat pistol shot. When he took my MAG-40 class (http://massadayoobgroup.com), he followed the advice I give incoming students who are already highly skilled, and shot it mirror image: that is, as a lefty even though he is naturally right-handed. He not only shot a perfect 300 out of 300 score on the final qualification, but had a tighter-grouped 300 than I shot on the demonstration, breaking the tie and winning our traditional autographed $5 bill for beating the instructor.
Check out John’s video analyses. You’ll find good, potentially life-saving advice there. Kudos to him – and to The Atlantic for taking a truthful, unbiased look at a topic many see as “politically incorrect.” When you read it, it wouldn’t hurt to make a positive feedback comment to The Atlantic.