Taylor Drescher is a third generation U.S. Marine, Crossfit Games athlete and owner of Valkyrie Performance. We asked Taylor to give us some fitness tips considering we are on the road to Crossfit Regionals. Accountability, Integrity and...

Kyle Lamb Shooting Through Windshield

There's a difference between shooting through flat glass and the curved glass of a vehicle's windshield. 5.11 Ambassador Kyle Lamb of Viking Tactics demonstrates the unpredictability of this situation and offers training advice should you...

Tactical 360: Gear, Guns, Gasoline

Tactical 360, the 5.11 Tactical blog, is your source for expert tips on training, gear, tactics and more. Our experts will make sure you are ready for anything that comes your way. Share your #511loadout and your expert tips with us on...

Terry Barney 88Tactical

You have heard us say it before, but we believe the best piece of gear you can own is between your ears -- yes, your brain. Mindset is important and besides getting the proper gear one should seek knowledge. We asked retired SERE...

Dianna Muller, captain of Team Benelli, shared with us why she thinks learning to shoot is good for women. When I was recently asked why women should learn to shoot, a list of reasons flooded my mind. The women’s demographic in shooting...

During SHOT Show 2015 one of our guys got invited by BreachBangClear to take a VCQB class with William Petty. The class was to be held at 88Tactical in Tekamah, Nebraska. Below is his account of the class. William Petty has developed a...

At 16 years old, Katelyn (Katie) Francis is an avid competitive shooter. Katie began shooting with a 22 revolver at the age of five, and by the age of eight she began shooting a 9MM pistol. When Francis was 10, she started shooting in...

As a 5.11 fan, you know how important it is to Always Be Ready. But you can’t be ready if you’re riddled with aches and pains and repeatedly injured and ill, especially by the very activity meant to help you become injury-resistant and...

Tactical Shooter Bennie Coolie

Shooting instructor and competitor, Bennie Cooley guides us through micro adjusting your rifle during long periods of stress. The stress relates to prolonged gun fights were fatigue can reduce the accuracy and effectiveness of your...

Gator from Firebase

"Gator" shows us a few 360 weapon drills and talks about weapon posturing and the importance of training in this latest video from our "Subject Matter Xpert" series. Gator previously talked about trigger control and safe weapon...

Pavel Tsatsouline started a revolution in strength training by introducing the benefits of using kettlebells. His company Strongfirst leads the charge in strength training with their programs being used by elite members in the military,...

SIRT

Gator shows you one of the ways to train safely with a pistol while developing proper trigger control and weapon manipulation. About: Danny P “Gator” has 22 years of experience with service as a U.S. Marine, Law Enforcement (SWAT)...

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