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Paul Markel wrapping his hands in the SOTG-U Haus of Pain

Firearms Finishing & The Haus of Pain

We will show you some of our own examples and explain the new ‘miracle in a can’ technology, exclusive behind the scenes sneak peek at our brand new…

Student of the Gun On Demand Media Outreach

Student of the Gun On Demand Media Outreach

Capitalizing on modern technology for the of distribution multi-media material, Student of the Gun is expanding their line of direct-streaming audio and video products…

Tool not Trophies; Fighting guns are supposed to be tough, not pretty.

Tools not Trophies

Every firearms instructor worth their salt will tell you that when it comes to choosing a defensive handgun, or any firearm for that matter, that function is the number one consideration…

Are you Prepared Yet?

Are you Prepared Yet?

How many people who looked down their noses at those “paranoid preppers” found themselves stuck out in the freezing temperatures with nothing but a phone in their hands and no help available?

Tactical Rifles, my view from behind the stock.

Tactical Rifles: My View from Behind the Stock

My first experience with Tactical Rifles was approximately ten years ago. At the time, in addition to my work as a police officer, I was writing actively for a number of firearms and LE journals…

Are you a prickly person or a sheep?

Prickly People – How To Be An Unattractive Victim

In the firearms culture the words “sheep” and “sheepdog” are tossed around quite often to describe people who would seem to be all-too-willing victims and those whose job it is to protect the potential victims…

Student of the Gun; by Paul Markel

Student of the Gun at SHOT 2014

Paul Markel, host of Student of the Gun TV & Radio along with Jarrad Markel, co-host and producer of SOTG Radio will make special appearances at the upcoming Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show…

Student of the Gun will be giving away 2 HHII Optic/Magnifier Combos to their newsletter subscribers.

EOTech Optic/Magnifier Combo Giveaway from SOTG

Student of the Gun is pleased to continue our relationship with EOTech Optics, a part of L3Communications. To commemorate our partnership we’ve decided to reward two of our SOTG Newsletter followers with the much coveted HHII Optic/Magnifier combination kit…

Reasonable Control, the arsenic that is slowing poisoning liberty.

Reasonable Control: the Arsenic of Liberty

Of all the afflictions and ailments threatening the health of modern man, it is the “reasonableness disease” that imperils the spirit of freedom and individual liberty.

You are not alone.

Patriot Fire Team, this week on SOTG Radio

“What can I do besides vote and call my congressman?” Students have been asking that for months and Paul has an answer during this week’s show. Drawing on his experience in Marine Corps Infantry, Professor Markel will introduce you to the idea of the Patriot Fire Team.

Gun Owner? That's not enough.

Being a ‘Gun Owner’ is Not Enough

I came across yet another assertion that it is not just conservatives and Republicans who “own” guns. The implication is that we right-wing, conservative types need to be “inclusive” and recognize that left-wing, Democrat voters are gun owners as well. My response is, as Col. Sherman Potter used to say, “Horse Hockey!”