Ben Branam

Video: Test Your Carry Ammo, Magazines, and Gun

By on January 30, 2018

This is a live to tape test of my carry ammo.  I’ve had this ammo loaded in these two magazines for this gun for a year or two.  Every six months to a year you should cycle through your carry

Podcast 219 Self Defense Basics: Avoidance

By on January 26, 2018

Click Here Get Notes by EmailToday:  Back to basics of self defense in our modern world. Avoidance could be the most important thing you ever do for your self defense.  You should be working on it everyday. Check out the

Podcast 218 Handgun Mounted Lights: Tactics and Types

By on January 9, 2018

Click Here Get Notes by EmailToday:  Handgun Mounted Lights; the good, the bad, the ugly. Are they for you? Which one is best? A look at Surefire, Stream Light, Inforce, and Crimson Trace Announcements Upcoming Courses Click here for current

RAS 47 vs WASR 10 AK Quick Review Video

By on January 5, 2018

Here a video I made while on the range. The WASR 10 I used was my own truck gun that I have had for years.  It’s been frankingunned out to the max.  When I bought it years ago, it was

Podcast 217 How to Take a Firearms Course

By on December 31, 2017

Click Here Get Notes by Email  Today: How to take, prepare for, and enjoy a firearms course.  We make this way too complicated.  Follow a these simple suggestions and you have a better time, learn more, and create a better experience.

Critical Defensive Handgun Course Review

By on December 28, 2017

This course is done by Paul Carlson of Safety Solutions Academy.  Paul is unusual in the training community because he isn’t a big-name competitor, Navy SEAL, former military, or law enforcement, but a teacher by education and trade.  His competition