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The Differences Between A “License To Carry” Permit And A “License For Concealed Carry” Permit And Why It Matters

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Differences Between A “License To Carry” Permit And A “License For Concealed Carry” Permit And Why It Matters

In a day and age where citizens can now carry concealed weapons, the gun control issue has become the forefront of many political debates. Some people feel that it was a right given to them by the Founding Fathers to carry a concealed weapon, but that particular interpretation of the Constitutional Amendment may not be quite accurate. Still, you can choose to exercise that privilege by taking a class for “concealed carry.” You can also take a class for a “license to carry,” which is a slightly different matter altogether. Here are the differences between these two permits/licenses and why it matters. License to Carry A “license to carry” is that piece of paper you apply for that states you can and are able to own, carry and use a firearm. You can acquire this license one of three...

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Fencing Footwork Begins With A Fundamental Stance

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fencing Footwork Begins With A Fundamental Stance

Every beginner fencer needs to focus his or her concentration on learning the most important aspect of fencing: the stance. Everything in fencing begins with a proper stance. Without a good foundation, you will soon find that you are vulnerable to your opponent, plus unable to successfully attack your opponent’s weaknesses when you notice an opening. A poor stance will also make it very difficult for the beginner fencer to correct any mistakes. The fencing stance begins with what is termed the on-guard stance. This is the initial foot position from which every move in fencing begins. Rear Foot To set the on-guard beginning stance, the fencer should take the foot that is opposite their handedness and establish that firmly as the rear foot. The foot should be turned perpendicular the center of the body and your opponent. While...

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4 Bachelor Party Ideas for Boat Owners

Posted by on Mar 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Bachelor Party Ideas for Boat Owners

A guy’s last weekend as a bachelor should feature all of his favorite hobbies and pastimes, and this is especially true for boat owners. What many bachelors don’t realize, however, is just how many options there are for boating-based bachelor parties. If you spend all your time on the weekends out on your boat, then why should your bachelor party be any different? Here are four ideas for a seaworthy bachelor party that are perfect for any boat owner.  Dockside Gatherings Many boat owners will compare their native dock to a local bar in that everybody’s friendly and the regulars are a tight-knit crew. Therefore, even having a traditional bachelor’s party on your boat while it’s docked can be a fun way to shake things up from the typical bar crawl, and maybe even include some people from the...

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The Art Of Gun Stock Checkering Explained

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Art Of Gun Stock Checkering Explained

Few stock modifications add as much to your gun as a checkered pattern, which pays dividends functionally and aesthetically. This ancient art lets you grip your gun better in wet weather and gives it a sharp, modern look. Whether you need to refresh the checkering on an older gun or if you want to add it de novo on your own firearm, knowing the basics of this intriguing craft will serve you well whether you want to do the job yourself or ask a master gunsmith for a very specific pattern.  Tools of the Trade While many beginners may think that this simple task can be done with a pocket knife and a free afternoon, the fact is that, just like many other subsets of woodworking, checkering uses very unique and specialized tools to get that classic grip. Actual...

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3 Tips For Successful Inverted Poses

Posted by on Dec 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips For Successful Inverted Poses

For many people new to yoga, inverted poses can be difficult to master. Not only do they require strength and balance, but it also takes a bit of courage to flip yourself over and balance on your head, hands, or upper back. It is important to recognize your hesitance regarding inverted poses and to create a plan to work up to the poses that you want to master. Here are three tips to make inverted poses easier.  Work Up To Each Pose  While each yoga pose has unique physical benefits, it is often the process of getting into a pose and building your strength, awareness, and confidence that you will most benefit from. Instead of simply throwing yourself into new inverted poses, you should ask your instructor for a series that you can practice to build up to the...

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