IFAK’s and Blowout Kits are the focus of our Beyond the Bandaid segment this week. Professor Paul breaks down the necessities of a proper IFAK/Blowout Kit.

During Rifleman 101, we move up a notch to the kneeling position. We take a moment to discuss 3 of the 4 kneeling positions in detail. Why would you even want to use the kneeling position? Tune in to find out.

Concealment solutions are a major concern for most of us in the firearms industry. Professor Paul takes the time to break down the solution to the “uncomfortable holster” problem. Is it actually the holster that is causing the discomfort, or could it be something else?

The TASER Pulse is the newest product from TASER. We got an insider’s look at the Pulse (we may even have a live exposure for you). Paul takes the time to explain the difference between a stun gun and a TASER.


In addition, we consider the difference between several products from TASER, not just the Pulse.

This is a soon to be award winning episode of Student of the Gun TV. Make sure to tune in until the end.

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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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