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Concealed Carry Corner: Training for Concealed Carry

During the COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest this year, there has been a nationwide rush on firearms and ammunition. We all can feel the struggles every time we go to the gun store or online dealer for ammo. Part of this is the fact there are more first-time gun owners in society now. These new […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: Training for Concealed Carry appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Editorial, Concealed. Carry, Medical Training, Glock 19, Concealed Carry Corner, Training for Concealed Carry


Assassin’s Way – The 23 Day Ultimate Firearms Competition

Taking place throughout the month of September 2021 is the massive Assassin’s Way competition that covers a broad section of the United States with its various tasks and locations. The Assassin’s Way competition has a wallet shrinking $25,000 entry fee but with an equally large cash payback of $500,000 for the sole victor of the […] Read More … The post Assassin’s Way – The 23 Day Ultimate Firearms Competition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Competitions, United States, Daily News, Assassin, Shooting Sports, Assassin's Way, Rifles Only


POTD: Finnish Brutality 2020

Our Photo Of The Day, today comes from Finland. We are looking at a few shots sent to TFB by a team that took part in the Finnish Brutality 2 Gun competition, organized by the Finnish military store Varusteleka. The Covid-19 pandemic affected the event, surely impacting international participation, but on August 22 and 23 […] Read More … The post POTD: Finnish Brutality 2020 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Finland, TFB, Photo of the Day, 2-gun, Finnish Brutality, Varusteleka


SIG Sauer Releases “Empower the People” Video Series

SIG Sauer is a worldwide leader in the design and production of firearms, and has been for many years. This is common knowledge. What is a bit less well-known is that SIG is also heavily involved in the training aspect of firearms, not just in manufacturing. They well understand that it isn’t good enough just […] Read More … The post SIG Sauer Releases “Empower the People” Video Series appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Training, Self-defense, Daily News, Sig Sauer, SIG SAUER Academy, Gun Brands, Defensive Firearms, Empower the People, SIG Sauer Releases


Government must give a helping hand to learners who drop out

We cannot simply accept that 75 000 young people or more have dropped out of school this year and that life continues as normal — we need to give them opportunities The post Government must give a helping hand to learners who drop out appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Training, Schools, Learners, Education Matters, Skills Development, Kuruman, South Africa (country, Basic Education, COVID-19, Mathanzima Mweli, Drop-outs


Firearms School KR Training Launches Virtual Preparedness Conference

One of the few positives to come out of the dumpster fire year that has been 2020 is the fact that the last six months have started opening more peoples’ eyes. Whether due to pandemic panic, supply chain interruptions and goods shortages, or civil unrest, more Americans than ever are coming to realize that firearms […] Read More … The post Firearms School KR Training Launches Virtual Preparedness Conference appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Training, Conference, Daily News, Preparedness, KR Training, Defensive Firearms, Paul T. Martin, Firearms School KR Training


13 Things to Know About Employment Law Right Now (in Honor of 13 Years!)

13 years ago this week, I started this blog. But rather than dwell on another anniversary (and six months since working from home), I’d rather spend the time hitting a few (ok, 13) items in employment law because have been quite a few developments. Governor Lamont issued new Executive Orders this week amending the travel quarantine.   The biggest change from Executive Order 9C?  There’s now an expanded testing alternative that allows for a traveler to get a negative test either immediately prio...
Tags: Travel, Politics, Jobs, Law, Labor, Uncategorized, Training, Website, Unemployment, Connecticut, Guidance, Prevention, Sexual Harassment, Free Speech, Rate, EEOC


Concealed Carry Corner: Real-World Stress Training

Last week, I talked about the importance of one-handed shooting and practicing with both your support and dominant hand. There were a few great debates in the comment section and I loved how you guys digested that. I went to the range early Saturday morning with three close friends who are all experienced shooters and […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: Real-World Stress Training appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Editorial, Concealed. Carry, Guns & Gear, Concealment, Concealed Carry Corner, Stress Training, Training for Real World


User-generated e-learning site Kahoot acquires Actimo for up to $33M to double down on corporate sector

Norwegian company Kahoot originally made its name with a platform the lets educators and students create and share game-based online learning lessons, in the process building up a huge public catalogue of gamified lessons created by its community. Today the startup — now valued at over $2 billion — is announcing an acquisition to give a boost to another segment of its business: corporate customers. Kahoot has acquired Danish startup Actimo, which provides a platform for businesses to train and e...
Tags: Gaming, Facebook, Europe, Enterprise, Education, Microsoft, Training, Tech, M&a, Norway, eLearning, Online Education, E-learning, Oyo, ARR, Compass Group


POTD: Ambush! Lithuanian National Defence Volunteer Forces

Photo Of The Day – The location is Germany, where we have U.S. Special Forces in combination with Lithuanian National Defence Volunteer Forces (KASP) as they simulate an ambush on armored vehicles with anti-armor weapons. In the photo below there are National Defence Volunteer Forces (KASP) from Lithuania preparing for a mission alongside U.S. Army […] Read More … The post POTD: Ambush! Lithuanian National Defence Volunteer Forces appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Defense, Training, Lithuania, U S Army, U S Special Forces, Photo of the Day, HK G36, Allied Spirit VIII, KASP, Lithuanian National Defence Volunteer Forces, Lithuanian National Defence Volunteer Forces KASP, National Defence Volunteer Forces KASP


POTD: NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Latvia with CZ 858

Welcome to TFB’s Photo Of The Day. Today we honor the CZ 858, or vz. 58 (model 58) as it’s also called. The caliber is 7.62×39mm and it was designed and manufactured in Czechoslovakia. It’s been around for a while, but is still active. It’s quite a “back to basics” rifle. The pictures are from […] Read More … The post POTD: NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Latvia with CZ 858 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Training, Nato, Latvia, TFB, Czechoslovakia, Photo of the Day, Vz 58, CZ 858


Concealed Carry Corner: Being Well Rounded With Your Firearm

When going to the range to practice for carrying concealed, I’ve talked about the importance of practicing skills. Whether it’s drawing from your holster and firing or making your hits in a short amount of time, these skills will be invaluable if you’re ever caught in a situation where you need to defend yourself. What’s […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: Being Well Rounded With Your Firearm appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Editorial, Concealed. Carry, Handgun Training, Concealed Carry Corner, One Hand Shooting, Support Hand Shooting


POTD: Slavic Brotherhood 2019 Exercise

Photo Of The Day – Looking for pictures of soldiers and their firearms? Look no further, TFB’s daily articles are where you will find these. Here we look at a joint Russian-Serbian-Belarusian exercise called the “Slavic Brotherhood 2019”. The paratroopers were dropped from a height of 2,000 meters and landed near a fictional terrorist base situated near […] Read More … The post POTD: Slavic Brotherhood 2019 Exercise appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Training, TFB, Photo of the Day, HK G36, Slavic Brotherhood 2019


Frequency Matters More than Intensity. For Workouts & Happiness

How hard do we need to go in a workout? Do we need to push the bounds of fatigue, get our athletes to experience a new level of discomfort, ‘shock’ the system with a new stimulus? It’s a question I... [ To read more, please click the title link above.]
Tags: Training, Sport, Running, The Mental Game, Intensity For Workouts amp


Failing Forward

Senior U.S. Air Force leaders are embracing and promoting the concept that if their Airmen are not failing, then they are, more than likely, not moving forward. They believe pushing the envelope is necessary to keep the U.S. Air Force dominant and the occasional failure should be viewed by supervisors not as a negative, but as part of a greater positive. In this series, we hear senior Air Force leaders give examples of how taking calculated risks and failing throughout their careers taught...
Tags: Space, Leadership, Training, Risk, Research, History, People, Military, United States, Testing, Air Force, Procurement, Manhattan New York, Roper, U S Air Force, Agile


With Deadline Upon Employers, Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Is a Must

There’s just a few weeks to go (absent an extension) for employers to get their employees trained on sexual harassment prevention.  October 1, 2020 will be here before you know it. I’ve talked about it in prior posts so there should be no surprise. And yet, with the pandemic, it’s easy to see how this has been overlooked. What are the solutions for employers? The CHRO does offer a free online training.  Reviews of the training have been mixed but as I’ve told many people — you get what you pay f...
Tags: Free, Law, Training, Paypal, HR, Online, Connecticut, Human Resources, Employer, Prevention, Sexual Harassment, Sex Harassment, Deadline, Low-cost, October, Human Resources (HR) Compliance


USCCA’s New Emergency Preparedness Training Program

For nearly two decades, the U.S. Concealed Carry Association, or USCCA, has sought to provide education, training, and legal protection for responsibly armed citizens. Their main focus is to support Americans who want to be prepared for possible self-defense and home-defense encounters, particularly in the area of legal protection after the fact. They style themselves […] Read More … The post USCCA’s New Emergency Preparedness Training Program appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Training, Emergency preparedness, Daily News, USCCA, U S Concealed Carry Association, US Concealed Carry Association, Training Program, Product Announcement, New Emergency Preparedness Training Program


Ammo And Gun Shortage? Dry Fire Training With Practisim VR

Three years ago, Pete wrote about the Practisim VR shooting simulator. Well, it has popped up again in the hands of probably the best dryfire practitioner on the planet, Liku_Tactical. If you recall, exactly one year ago, Liku_Tactical was flown from Japan to shoot firearms for the first time in his life with his mentor Lucas of […] Read More … The post Ammo And Gun Shortage? Dry Fire Training With Practisim VR appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Japan, Guns, Training, Virtual Reality, Lucas, Daily News, Pete, IPSC, USPSA, Airsoft, Steel Challenge, Dry Fire, Pratisim VR


POTD: Over-The-Beach with the U.S. Navy SEALs

You only live once! If you do it right, once is enough. Photo Of The Day and we take a look at the U.S. NAVY SEALs. In this sequence of photos, we watch them coming out of the sea. The SEALs operate from a variety of small boats and crafts, and submarines of course. According to […] Read More … The post POTD: Over-The-Beach with the U.S. Navy SEALs appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Training, U S Navy, US Navy Seals, Photo of the Day, Over The Beach, Blue Gun


Ready to level up? Read these 10 groundbreaking books

Here are the 10 books every real estate professional must read to improve their personal and professional life, according to Inman readers.
Tags: Training, Book Review, Radio, Agent, Coaching, Personal Development, Inman, Book Recommendations, Select, How To Win Friends And Influence People, Ninja Selling, The Millionaire Real Estate Agent, Who Moved My Cheese, The Color of Law, Coaching & Training Month, Theme-month-202008


Are you learning from the market turn? Adjust your focus now

The coronavirus pandemic pressed the reset button on our personal and business lives. So, for agents looking to make good use of this time to grow their businesses, here are a few ways to do that by zeroing in on education.
Tags: Education, Training, Service, Radio, Online Courses, Agent, Coach, Coaching, Mentorship, Mentor, Brokerage, Select, Business Coach, Kuba Jewgieniew, Coaching & Training Month, Theme-month-202008


5 Key Reasons Why Courses With CPD Certification Are Beneficial For Employees And Employers

The key to a successful business is top-quality employees, continued training and career progression. Without these, a company can quickly witness high staff turnaround, unmotivated staff and inadequate work quality. One way to ensure these values are kept is by offering training courses that have CPD certification. As many businesses are having to place face-to-face training on hold during the pandemic and financial uncertainty is causing promotion and pay rises to be paused, these online trai...
Tags: Startups, Training, Others, CPD, CPD certification


POTD: Battle Group Latvia in Estonia

Photo Of The Day – Back to the eFP Battle Group Latvia that continues their training. A Machine Gun spitting flames, like above, always makes for a good photo. The exercise was called TESTUDO BAYONET, the location was in Estonia, with soldiers from Spain, Canada, Estonia and France. As you can see, the training was done together […] Read More … The post POTD: Battle Group Latvia in Estonia appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, France, Defense, Training, Latvia, Estonia, Photo of the Day, EFP, Battle Group Latvia, Spain Canada Estonia


Our article on moving classroom training online

With the COVID-19 lockdown, many organisations have had to stop providing classroom-based training. As the restrictions are loosened, will it come back? Will it be as popular and as common as it has... [[ For the full article, see http://www.cherryleaf.com/blog.htm]]
Tags: Google, Trends, Training, Seo, Online


POTD: Waiouru Military Training – Exercise Sari Bair

Photo Of The Day – This time from the New Zealand Defence Force and their Exercise Sari Bair, which was their largest training exercise at home in 2018. The terrain and weather at the Waiouru Military Training Facility added to the challenge of completing the tasks, but the views certainly look extraordinary.  The vehicle above looks […] Read More … The post POTD: Waiouru Military Training – Exercise Sari Bair appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Training, New Zealand Defence Force, Photo of the Day, FN Minimi, LMT MARS-L, Waiouru Military Training, Sari Bair, Waiouru Military Training Facility, Waiouru Military Training Exercise Sari Bair


POTD: Magnus Special Training Center

Photo Of The Day – TFB is now on its 7th year of bringing you high-quality photographs from the world of firearms – every day. Today we take a look at some pictures from the Magnus Special Training Center, where some training with K9 Dogs and the Heckler & Koch MP5 SD seems to be going […] Read More … The post POTD: Magnus Special Training Center appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Photo of the Day, K9, MP5 SD, Magnus Special Training Center


GUNSMARTS Campaign by Smith & Wesson Targets New Gun Owners

Smith and Wesson have just announced the launch of its latest marketing campaign which is tailored towards new gun owners entering the gun community for the first time. The Smith & Wesson GUNSMARTS campaign will cover a series of how-to videos with industry experts to answer questions new gun owners might have regarding their firearms […] Read More … The post GUNSMARTS Campaign by Smith & Wesson Targets New Gun Owners appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Training, Smith, Daily News, Smith Wesson, Wesson, Smith and Wesson, New Gun Owners, First Time Gun owners, GUNSMARTS, Wesson Targets New Gun Owners, Smith Wesson Targets New Gun Owners


Hop’s Top 3 Tips for Training on a Budget

In this episode of TFBTV, Hop shares some tips for training on a budget and getting the most bang for your buck at the range. First, we go over some ways to make your rounds count when you have limited ammo. Then we cover some accessible, low round count pistol drills you can do with […] Read More … The post Hop’s Top 3 Tips for Training on a Budget appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Budget, Guns, Training, TFBTV


Real (Estate) Talk: Why ‘I didn’t know’ can’t be an excuse

This moment of heightened awareness about equality is an opportunity for real estate professionals to etch a more complete story on the history of real estate in America. Here's why the industry could benefit from more diversity training and courses.
Tags: Education, Opinion, America, Training, Service, Radio, Racism, Equality, Agent, Certification, Brokerage, Select, Leigh Brown, Educational Tools, Real Estate History, Lee Davenport


Tough time delegating? 3 tips to help team leaders loosen the reins

The "people management" aspect of team-building doesn't always come easily to leaders. But letting go of control over the business you've painstakingly built is a critical step in growing and building trust with your team. Here's how to do it.
Tags: Training, Service, Radio, Systems, Process, Agent, Coaching, Strengths, Onboarding, Brokerage, Select, Leverage, New Agents, Kathleen Black, Coaching & Training Month, Theme-month-202008