California is slowly expanding the counties and areas where people can get concealed carry permits. I see this as a good thing. The more people who are armed, the more likely a would-be goblin will target the wrong person, and justice will be delivered sooner than later. I often see people who carry, practicing for the moment when they might need to rely on their firearm. However, the way they practice belies their ultimate needs.
Photos by Cora Maglaya, PT, ATC, CSCS LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Serious athletes know it is important to hydrate during sports activities. Proper hydration helps improves muscle function, cools body temperature, and improves concentration. But happens when the perfect storm happens? Imagine you are at a major match. You drink coffee for breakfast, a high sugar electrolyte drink during the match and one not-so-healthy drink with dinner the night before. It is also 105°F at
School and workplace shootings seem to be perpetual in the news. So much so, that the casual observer might form the opinion that AR -15 armed active shooters or active killers are an epidemic problem within American borders. Of course, this is not the case. For example, a quick review of the facts shows that in 2016 the number of deaths from all rifles (not just “assault weapons” but all rifles) was 374. The number
Here at California Tactical Academy, we get a great many questions about what rifles are legal to own, what rifles are assault weapons, and what rifles need to be registered. I will admit that I find the laws convoluted as much as anyone else. Let me try and simplify the laws and definitions as much as I can. Currently Assault Weapons are defined two ways. Initially, California developed a list of firearms, by name, which
If you live in Los Angeles area, and enjoy the shooting sports, then you know just how difficult it can be to find a suitable shooting range. Certainly, there are many indoor ranges, but they are severely limited in allowing you to use a firearm in a manner consistent with the guns purpose. For example, if you are a hunter, shooting at a target 50 feet away does not really help build or maintain the