During this week’s episode, Paul offers some advice for the tens of thousands of new gun owners seeking education and instruction. We discuss making the most of your available time and ammunition with the One Box Workout™ offered by SOTG U.
Do police officers have a greater right to self-defense than the citizen? Our Student of the Week question is answered and we consider a recent police shooting where the officer received a life-threatening injury but was able to save his life because of the training and gear he was issued.
The entire SOTG crew will be at the NRA Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas. Listen in and check the website for the dates and times of our live appearances.
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You are a beginner once, but you should be a student for life.
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 nearly twenty years with hundreds and hundreds of articles in print.
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.
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