Archive for the ‘Administrative’ Category


Friday, February 28th, 2014

For those who haven't figured it out already, I have succumbed to Facebook and there is now a FB page. You can find it at: There's a ton of overlap with this site but the FB page also has a lot of things I find on other folks' pages and ...


Sunday, September 1st, 2013

For seven years, this site has existed to provide information for pistol students and instructors who are interested in getting better at what they do. Almost 1,200 posts, articles, and drills have been provided completely free of charge for no reason other than the betterment and advancement of pistol stuff. Today, all ...


Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Last Thursday -- while I lounged around a cabin in Shenandoah, VA -- you guys quietly pushed the hit counter here at past the 7,000,000 visitor mark. Party at my house. Everyone is invited. Train hard & stay safe! ToddG * note: date and time of party TBD. Location will not ...

Under New Management

Monday, April 1st, 2013 and are proud to announce that as of today they are wholly owned and operated by The George Soros Fund's new Ammunition-Firearms Division. AFD, which has been busy in recent months purchasing all known ammunition and firearms manufacturers around the world, has come to realize that controlling the product ...

Further Interruption

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Following up to last December's announcement, is suspending all classes until late July. While it may be possible to teach intermittently during the interim, it would be inappropriate to have students waiting until the last minute to find out if a class was being held or not... especially given the ...

Happy New Year!

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Happy 2013 from all of us at! Train hard & stay safe!

We’re Sorry to Interrupt This Program…

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

If you've been reading for a while, you know that the site is very rarely about my personal life except insofar as it relates to shooting: teaching & practicing. It's always been my belief that each of you has your own life, family, challenges, and distractions so there's no ...


Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

This morning, had its five millionth visitor. On behalf of everyone at the site, thank you! Free pie for everyone...* Train hard & stay safe! ToddG * pie not included

Gen4 G17 Endurance Test Status

Monday, March 26th, 2012

So it's been more than two months since I've posted an update about the G17. Lots of people are asking, "What's going on?" The answer is pretty simple. A busy teaching schedule and various other projects have created some tough time constraints lately. Not only have I had less time to ...

F.A.S.T. Change

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

We’ve always told people that shooting the F.A.S.T. more than three times in a day was frowned upon, and quite a few folks took that to heart. However, as the test becomes more popular and used by other instructors, schools, etc. it’s clear that there is no way to enforce ...