Team Training Ideas

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Tactical Wisdom

Whenever existing prepper groups train as a group, one of two things happen. They either spend the entire weekend shooting and doing unrealistic tactics like practicing urban combat, or it just becomes a family camping trip, where a good time is had, but no actual training occurs.

As the law & order situation in the US continues to deteriorate at an increasing rate, you and your team can’t afford to waste valuable training time with unfocused training or training on things that actually won’t be used. Let’s begin there.

Let’s talk first about things we WON’T actually be doing:

  1. Conducting building clearing: While this is always fun training, it’s not very practical from a preparedness standpoint. Your objective is DEFENSE, not OFFENSE. If you need to force entry to one of your own buildings and re-take it, you’ve already lost and it’s time to move.
  2. Doing “camp-out” things: If you…

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Building An Affordable Sniper Rifle

Building An Affordable Sniper Rifle

Really practical, no-nonsense article on building yourself a tack driver that won’t break the bank.

It wouldn’t hurt to Educate yourself on Guerilla Sniping while you are here also.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!

Know Your History: Coal Miner’s Revolt, The Battle of Blair Mountain

Coal Miners Revolt: The Battle of Blair Mountain

 

One of the greatest examples in the 20th century of how a well armed and willing populace can hold their own against a well organized larger armed force.

Take Notes and Prepare Accordingly.

History is circling around yet again.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!

 

Excellent examples of fire and maneuver

Outstanding SUT (Small Unit Tactics) study here.

Brush Up and Prepare Accordingly.
The Days are Short.

Badlands Fieldcraft

Violence of Action. Making fast decisions, getting off the X quickly, and fixing and flanking their enemy were all critical to the success of these men. Violence of action is the difference between life and death in a fight. The following two videos are excellent depictions of fire and maneuver, a topic among many we will be covering in the Fieldcraft Course.

This first video is squad size fire and maneuver done correctly. Note how Lt. Winters deploys his men into two groups, one as a base of fire, and one as a flanking element. That is text book stuff there. But also note as the assault develops these elements begin firing and maneuvering on their own as well, using their own individual initiative to assault the enemy when they felt it was the right time. They didn’t pause and wait for orders, just kept up the momentum and pressed…

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