T a p s

Author: Patrick McNamara
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781440109591
Release Date: 2008-12
Genre: Health & Fitness

Recognize the void in your tactical training Train like you fight Maintain safety at all times Choose targets that force accountability Develop a series of standards Patrick McNamara spent twenty-two years in the United States Army in a myriad of special operations units. When he worked in the premier special missions unit, he became an impeccable marksman, shooting with accurate, lethal results and tactical effectiveness. McNamara has trained tactical applications of shooting to people of all levels of marksmanship, from varsity level soldiers, U.S. Secret Service agents and police officers who work the streets to civilians with little to no time behind the trigger. His military experience quickly taught him that there is more to tactical marksmanship than merely squeezing the trigger. Utilizing his years of experience, McNamara developed a training methodology that is safe, effective and combat relevant and encourages a continuous thought process. This methodology teaches how to maintain safety at all times and choose targets that force accountability, as well as provides courses covering several categories, including individual, collective, on line and standards. TAPS: Tactical Application of Practical Shooting: Recognize the void in your tactical training will increase the confidence and efficiency in your shooting by providing training tips and courses of fire to help you significantly improve your marksmanship. Utilize his tips and techniques and reap the benefits as you shoot.

T A P S Tactical Application of Practical Shooting

Author: Patrick Mcnamara
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1440109605
Release Date: 2008-12-16
Genre: Self-Help

Recognize the void in your tactical training Train like you fight Maintain safety at all times Choose targets that force accountability Develop a series of standards Patrick McNamara spent twenty-two years in the United States Army in a myriad of special operations units. When he worked in the premier special missions unit, he became an impeccable marksman, shooting with accurate, lethal results and tactical effectiveness. McNamara has trained tactical applications of shooting to people of all levels of marksmanship, from varsity level soldiers, U.S. Secret Service agents and police officers who work the streets to civilians with little to no time behind the trigger. His military experience quickly taught him that there is more to tactical marksmanship than merely squeezing the trigger. Utilizing his years of experience, McNamara developed a training methodology that is safe, effective and combat relevant and encourages a continuous thought process. This methodology teaches how to maintain safety at all times and choose targets that force accountability, as well as provides courses covering several categories, including individual, collective, on line and standards. TAPS: Tactical Application of Practical Shooting: Recognize the void in your tactical training will increase the confidence and efficiency in your shooting by providing training tips and courses of fire to help you significantly improve your marksmanship. Utilize his tips and techniques and reap the benefits as you shoot.

Sentinel

Author: Patrick McNamara
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1475960506
Release Date: 2012-11-29
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Anything can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Wouldn’t you rather know that you had done everything in your power to have prepared yourself for that moment when something goes wrong? None of us plan to fail, but we may fail to plan. In Sentinel, author Patrick McNamara provides an instructional guide filled with survival techniques for the family. Drawing from his background as a special-operations agent for twenty-two years, McNamara discusses the importance of being the protector of the family and provides a host of techniques, strategies, and procedures to ensure safety. He offers simple steps for being better prepared for power blackouts, home invasions, and attacks on the street and more. From your home to your vehicle and beyond, McNamara discusses how to plan for contingencies. Sentinel provides the information necessary to help you take charge of your own domain and be able to count on yourself to protect your own life and the lives of those close to you.

Surgical Speed Shooting

Author: Andy Stanford
Publisher: Paladin Press
ISBN: 9781610046756
Release Date: 2001-07-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Learn the secrets of shooting a handgun quickly and accurately under the extreme stress of a gunfight. These cutting-edge techniques for managing recoil in rapid fire, high-speed trigger control and more are used by today's hostage rescue teams and competitive grandmasters.

Stay in the Fight

Author: Kyle E. Lamb
Publisher: Trample & Hurdle Publishers
ISBN: 0615166547
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Combat

"Drawing on Combat experiences from Mogadishu, Somalia to Mosul, Iraq, I want to pass lessons learned to fellow Warriors. Common sense and combat proven, these are the criteria for my techniques. This book is intended to enhance your shooting skills and refine the tactical employment of your Combat Pistol. Military, Law Enforcement, and Civilian alike will find a wealth of information, and numerous tools for their Tactical Toolbox. We also discuss the Training Mentality and Mindset that will help you not only survive your next gunfight, but thrive."--Cover

Tactical Pistol Shooting

Author: Erik Lawrence
Publisher: Gun Digest Books
ISBN: 9781440227080
Release Date: 2009-10-10
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Mastering the basics is the only way to shoot faster or more accurately, and this goal can be achieved only with proper instruction and critiques. This consolidated, easy-to-read handbook provides a base knowledge that offers laymen and/or professional operators the references to learn/maintain their skills with their pistol, thus raising their level of safety and competence. Whether you carry a pistol for living or for defense, this book will help you attain the level of training desired.

Spirit Possession and Exorcism History Psychology and Neurobiology 2 volumes

Author: Patrick McNamara Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313384332
Release Date: 2011-04-26
Genre: Psychology

This two-volume text reviews spirit possession throughout history, analyzes case studies from a cognitive neuroscience perspective, and examines rites for exorcism. • Provides a comprehensive bibliography of materials that gathers historical, anthropological, and archaeological sources, as well as comparative religionist and neurologic literature • Contains indexes that reference key religious events, rituals, and personalities, and cross-reference key characteristics of case studies

Principles of Personal Defense

Author: Jeff Cooper
Publisher: Paladin Press
ISBN: 9781610047166
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This new edition of Cooper's classic Principles of Personal Defense - with a fitting tribute by firearms expert Louis Awerbuck and all-new drawings by renowned illustrator Paul Kirchner - presents his timeless theory of individual defensive behavior clearly, concisely and practically. All free people who aspire to stay that way should read, study and share the wisdom found within these pages. Considered by many to be one of the greatest books on combat mindset and proper defensive mental conditioning ever writte, it deserves a place of honor in every library.

Building Shooters

Author: Dustin Salomon
Publisher:
ISBN: 0692621784
Release Date: 2016-03-12
Genre:

Building Shooters is not just another book about firearms training; it applies the principles of cutting-edge brain science directly to the challenges facing today's law enforcement officers, police trainers, military and others who require clinical tactical skills in environments that demand expert level decision-making. The first book of its kind, it not only addresses training at an individual level but also considers organizational needs and priorities. Dustin Salomon outlines a groundbreaking approach to training system design that will improve performance, limit organizational liability and reduce the time, cost and resource dependence associated with developing functional tactical skillsets.

Combat Tracking Guide

Author: John Hurth
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811710992
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Reference

The first book on tracking in a combat situation that includes suggestions for integrating visual tracking operations into existing military doctrine in addition to the boots-on-the-ground detail necessary for soldiers who perform those operations How to visually track an armed individual or group in a combat situation for the purposes of gaining intelligence, locating the enemy, and/or killing them Packed with photographs and carefully crafted diagrams A functional, readable manual for soldiers, trackers, military organizations, affiliates, and enthusiasts around the world

Your Life

Author: Scot D. Spooner
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781468536508
Release Date: 2012-01
Genre: Self-Help

Th is book will force you to take a long hard look at the problems you have always had, and are currently experiencing and offer you simple difficult solutions to the common complex problems of life.

The Modern Day Gunslinger

Author: Don Mann
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781628730395
Release Date: 2013-12-13
Genre: Sports & Recreation

A result of twelve years of research, The Modern Day Gunslinger was written to meet the needs of the gun owner, the experienced shooter, those who own a weapon strictly for home and self-defense, and for the military member who wants to become a better shooter in defense of our country. It’s also for the law enforcement of?cer who risks his or her life going against the thugs of our society, and for anyone interested in learning the defensive and tactical training techniques from some of the best and most experienced shooters in the world. The shooting skills taught in this book carry broad application in civilian, law enforcement, and military contexts. Common criminals, terrorists, assailants—the enemy and threat—all will ?nd themselves outgunned in the face of a properly armed and trained gunslinger. Members of the armed services, government and law enforcement agencies, as well as civilians, will ?nd that the close-range shooting methods addressed in this book can provide a decisive advantage. An all-encompassing manual that addresses safety, equipment, tactics, and the best practices for all shooters, The Modern Day Gunslinger is the most all-encompassing book on shooting ever published. It’s a book that, in the words of senior special agent and U.S. government senior weapons and tactics instructor Dick Conger, “will save lives.”

More Tactical Reality

Author: Louis Awerbuck
Publisher: Paladin Press
ISBN: 1581604440
Release Date: 2004-07-01
Genre: Firearms

When it comes to firearms training, nobody beats tactical consultant Louis Awerbuck. This follow-up to his hugely successful 1999 compilation Tactical Reality, Awerbuck gives readers more food for thought on how to stay alive in today's increasingly dangerous world. More Tactical Reality is a book about how to get the job done when the "job" involves firearms. In firearms training, practice does not necessarily make perfect. In fact, if your training is not realistic, it can do you more harm than good in a real gunfight. Make your training more realistic with Louis Awerbuck.

The Mission The Men and Me

Author: Pete Blaber
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101443194
Release Date: 2010-09-07
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

"A book about the complexities of combat that's just as applicable for dealing with the complexities of business and our personal lives." (Kevin Sharer, Chairman & CEO, Amgen) As a commander of Delta Force-the most elite counter-terrorist organization in the world-Pete Blaber took part in some of the most dangerous, controversial, and significant military and political events of our time. Now he takes his intimate knowledge of warfare-and the heart, mind, and spirit it takes to win-and moves his focus from the combat zone to civilian life. As the smoke clears from exciting stories about neverbefore-revealed top-secret missions that were executed all over the globe, readers will emerge wiser, more capable, and more ready for life's personal victories than they ever thought possible.