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

Thoughts On Training Experience – AAR

“Thoughts on a Training Experience” On June 24th, 25th , and 26th I attended my 4th training evolution with John McPhee, a retired US Army SGM. With my beautiful fiancé, we undertook two days training the pistol, and one day the carbine. I have spent years learning the craft of firearms, and I have been fortunate to have been trained … Read More

Combat Bands or Riggers Bands

Most riggers bands are just larger versions of rubber bands. In my experience they snap just like a rubber band too. Some people accept that these will just break, but when your kit is on the line I prefer knowing that everything is secure. That was the primary reason for putting the SOB Tactical name behind our combat bands. SOB … Read More

SOB Nightclub and Night Vision Courses

In almost every question and answer day I get people asking for night vision recommendations. As you know night vision can be extremely expensive. The night vision courses I teach are small by intention, but also because the gear is expensive. The SOB night club, which you may have heard of, started out as weekly night hunting fun and now … Read More

Your First Class

Your first firearms instruction class can be stressful. First timers usually have a lot of nerves or concerns about class due to the industry gossip they hear from their friends. Range bullying runs rampant in our industry and it’s often propagated by people who have never been in combat domestically or abroad. These “instructors” are usually trying to establish themselves … Read More

Addressing Clark Sparrow’s Recent AAR and Defamation Of Character

All Student AARs and Factual Accounts Of Events Can Be Found Here I want to make a formal rebuttal to Clark Sparrows AAR of my vehicle class. Somehow this broke the Internet yesterday lol. So, I want to shed some light on this situation with facts. Every student from this class will be allowed to comment on this post today, … Read More

SOB Puncher Wins 2017 NRA Golden Bullseye Award For Accessory Of The Year

The SOB Puncher won the 2017 NRA Golden Bullseye Award for Accessory of the year at the NRA Annual Meetings in Georgia. This is a tremendous award and speaks volumes about our great customers. THANK YOU to all of you who have purchased and supported SOB Tactical. You can read more about all of the Golden Bullseye Winners by visiting … Read More

Top 5 Questions and Answers

I love doing Q & A with the SOB Tactical community. It’s a time for me to help spread knowledge and give back. I can only provide so much information in those sessions, due to the shear volume of questions. One word answers are often all it takes. However, I wanted to elaborate on some common and recurring themes. Hopefully … Read More

SOB Leather Holster

I’ve had the opportunity to work in multiple places where I needed to conceal my firearm. In fact, I still do! I’ve tried hundreds of different concealment holsters. I’ve tried all different styles and carry positions. Here’s my step by step guide on how I develop an SOB Tactical product: 1: Test the fuck out of it. That being said … Read More


Stop that shit. Well, that’s what inspired the new shirt. The SSD4BM shirt is an abbreviation that everyone is familiar with in some form or fashion. Whether they know it or not. Yes this is another one of those don’t ask things. If it makes sense to you, please share it or pick one up from the store and Stop … Read More