Tuesday, January 27, 2015

CWP, 27 January 2015 A.D.
Greetings Concealed Weapons Permittees,

***** Mindset *****

See the movie "American Sniper".
It's all about people like us.

"7 Most Common Defensive Shooting Myths"
by David Kenik
December 8th, 2014
While the internet is a great source of knowledge,
it is also a great source of misinformation.

***** Training *****

"Keeping dryfire interesting" by Claude Werner

"Skill Set: Resolutions" by Tiger McKee

"Stop Thinking to Shoot Faster"
by David Kenik
December 4th, 2014

NRA Defensive Pistol course
Starting April 11th of 2015 in Dowelltown, TN.
The tuition is a tax deductible donation to
the Dowelltown United Methodist Church.
     Contact Jon_Low@yahoo.com for equipment list,
lesson plans, and reservations.

***** Safety *****

"Police Officer Shot Off His Own Finger -
Suing Gun Store After"
     "All guns are always loaded."  You don't have
to be impolite, but you don't dare trust anyone
handing you an "unloaded" gun.  You always check it
yourself.  (chamber check and magazine check) 
The police officer neglected to do a magazine check. 
He would have seen that the pistol had a loaded
     "Never let the muzzle cover anything you're
not willing to destroy." (his finger)
***** Tactics *****

"Self-Defense Tactics For An Enraged Attacker"
by Dave Spaulding
May 25th, 2012
     “I have been through a great deal of force-related training,”
he told me. “I have practiced a lot, I knew what to do, but
everything I knew to be true wasn’t. None of the techniques
I learned worked. I don’t know how to proceed from here.”

     "The harsh reality is force tools and their accompanying
training programs are designed to be socially acceptable
and taught in such a way as to reduce liability. Lawyers
and police administrators review these programs before
they are implemented with an eye toward what will happen
if the agency is sued – not toward whether or not an
officer can effectively repel a murderous attack. I know;
I have been on these committees."

     "... we have known for centuries that the person who will
win in conflict is not the one with the most gadgets or
training: It is the more ruthless who will go to extremes
to prevail. Unfortunately, such ruthlessness is seldom
seen as reasonable in the eyes of the protected public."

***** Gear *****

"One handed reloads – for those with just one hand"

"12 Best Combat Pistols Available Today"
by Brad Fitzpatrick
June 30th, 2014

"How to Choose a Carry Gun with the 5 ‘C’s of Concealed Carry"
by Dusty Gibson
August 27th, 2014

"Like a Glove: Picking a Handgun to Fit Your Grip"
by Richard Nance
July 16th, 2014

***** News *****

"Papa John's Pizza stands by employee
who shot armed robber in self defense"
     Papa John's has a bad policy. 
If the delivery woman had obeyed
the policy, she'd be dead.  Good
for her that she ignored the
policy, and used a gun to save
her life.
     Papa John's is better than
Dominos and Pizza Hut who have
fired their employees in the past
for using guns in self defense
while on the job. 

"Europe’s Leading Rabbi:
Jews Must Begin Carrying Guns"

***** Miscellany *****

Technical animations:

     Beretta pistol
     Glock pistol
     Mouse around and click on the buttons.
Lots of details.

     Lots of buttons to press to get different views.

     Detailed assembly of a 1911

     The Wilson County, Tennessee
Friends of the NRA banquet will be
April 24, 2015 at 5:30 PM in the
College Hills Church of Christ
1401 Leeville Pike, Lebanon, TN 37090.
     I have tickets, or buy online at
The ticket includes a range pass to the indoor
range at the Gun Room in Lebanon, TN; and an
entry in a drawing for a Glock model 42 (must
be present to win).  Purchase tickets before
April 1st to be entered in a drawing for a
Ruger 10/22. (need not be present to win)
     The Hume-Fogg Rifle Team (high school
team that I am coaching) received over $3600 from the
NRA Foundation last year. 

     Our Friends of the NRA committee is
holding a donation contest (raffles are illegal)
for 22,000 rounds of Winchester .22 Long Rifle
ammunition, a Heritage Rough Rider Revolver 22LR/22Mag,
and a Henry AR-7 US Survival Rifle 22LR. 
$20 tickets, only 200 tickets will be sold.
You do not have to be present to win. 
Drawing in two weeks or whenever tickets are sold out. 
A photo of the winner will be posted on our Facebook page,
That's me inside the Eddie Eagle costume
at the Christmas parade in Lebanon, TN.

     Older postings may be found at
     Lesson plans may be found at


Jonathan Low

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