BE SELF-RELIANT: PREPARE YOURSELF - LEARN TO SHOOT
Over the next few months I am going to be posting every Tuesday and
Thursday, God willing, based on the 8 points of what we all should be
doing. The first four I have talked about a lot in my
posts and speeches already. So...Prepare Yourself...spiritually,
mentally, and physically. The most overlooked for people is physical
preparedness...so let's start there...with my suggestions.
THE 4S's...Shape, Self-defense, Shoot, Small group tactics
INSTEAD OF WATCHING A MOVIE OR TWO...
What did Thomas Jefferson consider the best form of exercise? "...I
advise the gun. While this gives a moderate exercise to the body, it
gives boldness, enterprize, and independance to the mind. Games played
with the ball and others of that nature, are too violent for the body
and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be the
constant companion of your walks." - Letter to his nephew Peter Carr,
August 19, 1785
Indeed, firearms are the great equalizer and
indispensable to freedom. However, the Right to Bear arms is not some
abstract principle to be talked about...it is a right to be exercised.
Learning to shoot ensures self-reliance but we must be able to safely
handle firearms and shoot straight otherwise having one is irrelevant.
1. First learn how to safely handle and shoot a .22 rifle.
Project Appleseed is the best basic beginner rifle marksmanship
training around. This is a full weekend of training the whole family
can attend. Two events are happening locally in the next month:
August 24-25 Medical Lake, WA (I will be at this one)
September 14-15 Coeur d' Alene, ID
Sign up here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5134970836
What to bring is here: https://appleseedinfo.org/as_prepare.html
Rifles can be provided as loaners if necessary, and I believe ammo may
be available for purchase at the event. If you're interested in that,
let me know and I will contact the proper person. Also, Cabela's no has
.22 ammo back in stock as of this morning limit 1 300 round box.
2. Second, learn how to safely handle/shoot a pistol or revolver.
Classes are put on locally by Sharp Shooting Indoor range.
Classes for all skill levels are available here: http://www.sharpshooting.net/classes.asp
3. Third, step it up to the next level and learn tactical training.
The best place in the country for this is Front Sight (I cannot say
enough good things about them). It is in Nevada but well worth the trip
Courses are here: http://www.frontsight.com/Courses.asp
Let me know your thoughts and experiences!