Dad Rules #1

Student of the Gun LogoBiloxi, Mississippi–( “Dad Rules: Wit and Wisdom from a Dad to Whom it May Concern” by Paul Markel, host of Student of the Gun Radio and TV launched on Monday January 9, 2017 and shot straight up to #1 New Release in the Parenting & Families Humor category within one day.

Following up on the success of his parenting book, ‘Team Honey Badger; Raising Fearless Kids in a Cowardly World’, Amazon bestselling author Paul Markel takes a lighter look at the role of the dad.

‘ Dad Rules; Wit and Wisdom from a Dad to Whom it May Concern” is a collection of short tales, witticism, and heartfelt advice. Sprinkled throughout you will find short tales from the life of the author and his beloved bride. Nancy collaborated with me on the work and gave it her blessing.

Dad Rules; Wit and Wisdom from a Dad to Whom it May Concern

Dad Rules; Wit and Wisdom from a Dad to Whom it May Concern

The material offered herein is based upon three decades of “dad” experience. While some Dad Rules are based upon observation, the vast majority are based upon the real-life experience of the author, me, the dad. If it seems too ridiculous to be true, it is not. Dads will understand.

Dad Rules is NOT a new age, touchy-feely, everyone gets a damn trophy book. There are no participation trophies in life. The sooner kids grasp that concept the better. “Dad Rules: Wit and Wisdom from a Dad to Whom it May Concern” is available for immediate purchase on as paperback or Kindle version.

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Author Professor Paul Markel

Paul G. Markel – Founder & President, Student of the Gun

Paul G. Markel has worn many hats during his lifetime. He has been a U.S. Marine, Police Officer, Professional Bodyguard, and Small Arms and Tactics Instructor.

Mr. Markel has been writing professionally for law enforcement and firearms periodicals for more than two decades, with hundreds of articles in print and several #1 Amazon Bestselling books.

Paul is a regular guest on nationally syndicated radio talk shows and subject matter expert in firearms training and use of force.

Mr. Markel has been teaching safe and effective firearms handling to students young and old for decades and has worked actively with the 4-H Shooting Sports program.

Paul holds numerous instructor certifications in multiple disciplines and a Bachelor’s degree in conflict resolution; nonetheless, he is and will remain a dedicated Student of the Gun.


Jarrad T. Markel

Jarrad T. Markel – Producer & Digital Mastermind, Student of the Gun

Not just another pretty face, Jarrad Markel has experience and training beyond his years.

Jarrad has been training to be a fighter since elementary school when he first learned the art of collegiate wrestling.

Now skilled in Jujitsu, Judo, Muay Thai, Sambo, the Way of the Fighting Pistol and Fighting Rifle, Jarrad is a well-rounded, tactical athlete with several professional MMA & Boxing fights under his belt.

More than a brute, Jarrad has brains as well. He produces Student of the Gun TV & Radio and is the President of Think On! Productions, creating a wide variety of video & audio material.

In addition, Markel is a skilled webmaster & digital marketer, managing websites and providing T.O.P. Quality Multimedia Marketing for Student of the Gun.