The Need To Stay Relevant

I see this all the time on the range. I see a lot of guys feeling the need to stay relevant by purchasing all the gear they possibly can. “The Latest and Greatest”. The truth is every time you switch this stuff out, you are never learning anything. It’s a distractor from your training.

Red Dot or Not?

When is the right time to use a red dot on your pistol. The red dot is the way of the future. It is not a crutch, and requires training. It has benefits. For the regular concealed carry person it may not be the best fit.

Quality Control Days

You may have seen a few of the videos floating around the internet of me testing out SOB Tactical products. I wanted to write a short article about why I did this. Although it was meant to be funny, it actually was a purposeful experiment. You see, all the products under the SOB Tactical brand are minimalist in nature but … Read More

Kearneysville West Virginia AAR

This past weekend I had the opportunity to take the Gunner Marksmanship class in Kearneysville, WV. When looking for training it is difficult to find courses that don’t require significant amounts of travel, and it is extremely nice to have John teaching a class only an hour away from my home. My goal in taking this class was to improve … Read More

Vertx Gear and SOB Tactical

I am always working to give SOB Tactical customers the best deals in the industry. Whether that be courses, my own gear or finding distributors that carry durable battle tested gear. I am excited to announce that all SOB Tactical customers now have the exclusive right to 25% off all Vertx gear using code: SOBTACTICAL. All you need to do … Read More

Thoughts About Earning Knowledge

Some of you will get this and some of you won’t… If you arm people with all the knowledge they need, they will succeed. If you limit their knowledge, you set them up to fail. While failure can teach a lesson, it has no place on the battlefield. Set each team member up for success by sharing your knowledge, and … Read More

SOB Leather Condom Holster How To Fit It To Your Gun

Did you just ordered the SOB Leather Condom Holster? Awesome! I get a lot of questions about how to break it in and get it to fit right. Remember, it is leather, over time it will break in and begin to soften. That being said, there is a great way to get it to fit to your gun better. Watch … Read More

US Elite and Salomon Forces Team For Unleash The Wolf Sua Sponte Project

Sua Sponte – “Of Our Own Accord” – is the motto of the 75th Ranger Regiment. As a ranger myself, I think this is awesome. It is also the code name for U.S. Elite’s project to partner with Salomon Forces to unleash the Urban Wolf. This limited edition XA Pro 3D Mid GTX in Wolf Grey is exclusively available at … Read More

What Is Gunfighter University?

In 2012, Gunfighter University became the official brand of John “Shrek” McPhee’s firearm training. John McPhee is a retired Special Operations Sergeant Major and Owner of S.O.B. Tactical. He has trained countless U.S. Special Operations forces and thousands of International Tier 1 Operators around the world. He is one of a handful of operators with over a decade of combat … Read More