IDPA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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I’ve mentioned IDPA, the International Defensive Pistol Association, in these pages several times before. Founded in the mid-1990s, IDPA is the “concealed carry sport.” Newcomers should picture combat handgun shooting in replicated scenarios, sometimes...

SHOOTING THE NATIONALS

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Pretty soon, I’ll be in Tulsa, shooting the IDPA (International Defensive Pistol Association) 2010 National Championships at the awesome United States Shooting Academy facility. I’ll be competing in the Custom Defense Pistol (CDP) division...

TAKING CARE WITH MIDSUMMER OUTDOOR ACTIVITY

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So, here we are in the dead of summer. It’s a safe bet that “Backwoods Home” kinda folks are outdoor kinda folks, and whether it’s work or play, are gonna be out in the...

A SAD WEEK

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It has been a tough week for shooters and the friends and followers of two handgun greats. In the early morning hours of Tuesday last, Todd Louis Green passed away after a very long –...

NATIONAL TACTICAL CONFERENCE 2011

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Tom Givens’ National Tactical Conference and Polite Society match finished up last weekend at the fabulous US Shooting Academy range in Tulsa. About 100 attendees picked from a smorgasbord of hands-on fighting classes, live-fire...