I haven’t felt very inspired the past couple of weeks. I’ve been away from home for some training, living out of a hotel, eating different food, working out at a different gym, and getting my mind filled daily with tons of geek-tastic knowledge, which I subsequently dream about at night. That’s right, I’ve started dreaming … More Inspir-lack-tional?
Last weekend I shot the 3-Gun Nation Southeast Regional Championship in Clinton, SC. The match included a variety of stage designs and terrain – everything from close-and-fast stages in bays, to a shotgun jungle run through the woods, to a 50-yard sprint up a hill. It tested the shooter’s ability to quickly blast targets at … More How Crossfit Makes Me A Better Shooter
This post originally appeared on The Truth About Guns. A couple weeks ago I wrote a post titled You Gotta Know When to Fold ‘Em that appeared on The Truth About Guns. It referenced Kenny Rogers’ famous song, The Gambler, in which he teaches a fellow train rider a valuable life lesson about knowing when … More You Gotta Know When to Hold ‘Em
HAPPY BURPEE DAY! I recently wrote on a friend’s Facebook wall for his birthday. Since he is a coach at my Crossfit gym, I wished him a “Happy Burpee Day” since at my box you typically get a special birthday workout that either involves extra burpees or a weight vest or something else horrible. 62 … More Where’s the Cream Filling?
PULL IT TOGETHER Last Sunday I had a practice day to get ready for the upcoming 3-Gun Nation Pro Series qualifier match. (Because I sucked juuuuuussstttt enough last year that I missed the cut and have to requalify. But that’s beside the point.) It was a rough day. I shot a match the day before … More Know When to Fold ‘Em
My basement is kind of a man cave. Yes, it has a washer and dryer and it’s painted pretty turquoise, but otherwise — total man cave. Across from my instruments of laundry, I keep my instruments of shooting. My workbench has stacks of targets, wrenches, optics, target pasters, and gun cleaning supplies. Underneath the workbench … More Put On Your Reloading Pants