Blog of Gabe Suarez, I and the Suarez International company are dedicated to the thoughtful and real-world art of fighting, perfecting the techniques necessary to win in a gunfight.

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    A LASER POINTED AT YOU - IS THERE A FIREARM ATTACHED?

    05/22/2019
    Here is what you see - suddenly and unexpectedly. What is it? You have a couple of seconds to decide. Guess wrong and you die. Can you justify shooting the bearer? You can be mistaken in your percepti…
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    Basic Leadership - Success Principles

    05/29/2013
    1). Fire anyone who uses the word "can't" more than once in a conversation with you, or whose daily lexicon is filled with excuses about why something is not possible. 2). Look for opportunity where o…
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    Brief History Of Close Quarters Combat

    09/23/2014
    I want to give a brief discussion of the history of CQC, or close quarters combat. I am hardly an historian so if I have missed something, please let me know here. The first thing I will say is that y…
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    CQB - Shooting Through Walls

    11/27/2014
    Undoubtedly an extremely controversial topic, we used to work it routinely. It involves the concept of shooting an adversary directly through an interior wall. For example, your partner is moving into…
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    Distinctives - Equipment and Tactics

    09/04/2014
    Continuing the discussion on what makes us different. This time equipment and tactics. Other groups will include Aftermath Issues, Personal Tactics and Opsec, and a couple of other things. EQUIPMENT A…
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    Distinctives - Skill and Attributes

    09/03/2014
    SOME DISTINCTIVES THAT SEPARATE US FROM THE PACK Here are some points that set Suarez International apart from the rest of the gun world. Not that everyone else disagrees with us outside this forum...…
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    Field Rifle Shooting - Kneeling

    10/30/2012
    Kneeling position is the next in our series. It is about as accurate, all things being equal, as squatting. Classic Kneeling is assumed as follows. You drop into a kneeling position with the leg appro…
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    Field Rifle Shooting - Prone

    10/24/2012
    In my rifle classes I often say that rifle is a physical weapon. I am actually not the author of that phrase. It belongs to Jeff Cooper. Jeff disdained the shooting bench as the crutch of the lazy and…
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    Field Rifle Shooting - Squatting

    10/29/2012
    It was during the era of the LA Riots. My partner and I were moving down an alley in Los Angeles, moving to a position to intercept some bank robbers. It was dark, about 2200 HRS, and our investigatio…
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    Hippy Earth Tones Camouflage (H.E.A.T. Camo)

    11/07/2012
    Catchy name don't you think? No, TSD is not going to make or sell clothing. Tried that when we sold Woolrich and 5.11 and it is too much drama for what it is worth. The matter at hand arose this last …