The Difference Definitely Matters: Training vs. Practice

Training vs. Practice

  I am often asked, “What’s the difference between training and practice, isn’t it the same thing?” While the answer is an unequivocal “No,” it remains a very misunderstood difference, especially given the bombardment of “training” options offered these days. Continue reading The Difference Definitely Matters: Training vs. Practice

Tactical Duck Hunting? Action Adventure Duck Hunting Reimagined in 2017

Tactical Duck Hunting

The profane thought of “Tactical Duck Hunting” might just send chills down the spines of some duck hunters. I’ve thought about this for a few years and as I sit here in the airport typing after my first real duck Continue reading Tactical Duck Hunting? Action Adventure Duck Hunting Reimagined in 2017

Tactical Squirrel – More than Just Another Subscription Box

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I had a couple hundred nutty ideas about how to introduce you to Tactical Squirrel. I saved them in a virtual hollowed out tree trunk… Tactical Squirrel scurries around the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoors industry collecting and temporarily caching their finds. Continue reading Tactical Squirrel – More than Just Another Subscription Box

Bear Interdiction Task Force (BITF™) – A Whole New Special Hunting Weapons And Tactics™ Adventure

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Combine extreme adventure, epic views, dangerous game and Force Recon tactics using dogs. The result? A bear hunting adrenaline dump and an exhausted hunter if you’re me. And pardon me while I eat my crow, but that’s not exactly what Continue reading Bear Interdiction Task Force (BITF™) – A Whole New Special Hunting Weapons And Tactics™ Adventure

Cowl Induction Brake from Alamo Four Star – SHWAT Exclusive First Look

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Have you noticed how many muzzle brakes are on the market today? So when our friends at Alamo Four Star told me they were going to build the Cowl Induction Brake, I almost yawned, but I was intrigued by the Continue reading Cowl Induction Brake from Alamo Four Star – SHWAT Exclusive First Look

My Go-To Scope: The Trijicon VCOG A Tactical Hunting Optic That Gets the Job Done

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There’s often a division between what some consider Tactical versus Hunting. In a lot of ways, that division is wrong headed. After all, the tactical derives from the military, and the military application of the tactical is all about putting Continue reading My Go-To Scope: The Trijicon VCOG A Tactical Hunting Optic That Gets the Job Done

Performance Enhancing Drug for your Gun – CMC Triggers 2 Stage Trigger

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I’ve been hunting for a trophy boar for months. I’ve seen it several times on the game camera, but never in person. Now, here I am after several hours of waiting, and here he is. He must be 350 pounds Continue reading Performance Enhancing Drug for your Gun – CMC Triggers 2 Stage Trigger

The Shotgunner’s Hog Hunter

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I sat is a West Texas box blind, ten feet in the air and 120 yards from a feeder, on a cold, clear night, the front window of the blind open and me trying not to fall asleep. While I Continue reading The Shotgunner’s Hog Hunter

Wilcox NVG Mounts – Second to none, but are they worth the money?

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If you hunt with night vision or are considering it, then you will inevitably find yourself looking into how to mount your choice of gear to your head. In that process, you will also inevitably come across the Wilcox line Continue reading Wilcox NVG Mounts – Second to none, but are they worth the money?

American Built Arms T-Grip – A vertical grip built with the Tavor in mind

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If you have been following SHWAT™ for any length of time, you know we are fans of the IWI Tavor.  We were the first in the USA to put the Tavor through a dedicated carbine class with Force Options Training Continue reading American Built Arms T-Grip – A vertical grip built with the Tavor in mind