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US Army TC 3-22.9 Rifle and Carbine – Stability

Greetings all. Since this is my first blog for Primary & Secondary, let me take a second to let you know that if you are reading this you are in the right place. Primary & Secondary is one of those rare places that have real information in real time by real people.


Armorer Delusions

By Rick Largesse I recently attended a Remington AR-15/M4 Armorer Certification course.  For two of us this was a re-certification, but for the other fifteen students, this was their first exposure to armoring this weapon platform.  The course started as most do, with and introduction of the instructor to the


Sentinel Concepts Practical Urban Carbine 6-11/6-12 Part Three

Sentinel Concepts Practical Urban Carbine Part 3 The vast majority of defensive and LE shootings occur in the evening and hours of darkness. The ability to take on the challenges of acquiring and engaging threats becomes exponentially more difficult for many once extra manipulations are required for light work. Steve


Sentinel Concepts Practical Urban Carbine 6/11-6/12 Part Two

PART 2 T1 Afternoon: The Sentinel Concepts Practical Urban Carbine course is a course designed to  work with students on skills needed to engage targets out to 300 yards. This is a series of topics and skills that are near and dear to me and my duties, responsibilities, and environment.


Lessons Learned As An Instructor

One of the biggest things I learned as a firearms instructor which took years of focus and near 360 degrees of observation of the student – the ability to assess whether there is a learning opportunity versus a teaching moment. Basically it is the ability to observe an issue and


Law Enforcement Case Law and What it Means for You

So after Bill Blowers and I discussed LE training on a ModCast recently, I got several questions regarding case law and how it applies to training and where liabilities exist - so rather than answer a couple people, I’m going to address those questions and issues in this article. This