What's up with Front Sight?

Discussion in 'Training & Competition' started by FreedomJoyAdventure, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. FreedomJoyAdventure

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    Over the years I've seen ads for Front Sight training. I always had other priorities that took precedence.

    I filled out a request for their marketing materials and got the packet recently. My wife and I watched the DVD last night. It's very inspirational and Ignatius Piazza is a marketing whiz - we were pretty stoked about getting involved, so I started to research them. Then I read lots of stuff about lawsuits, promises not kept, etc., but most of that info is 2-5 years old.

    Can anyone give me a current update on Front Sight? Anyone here been there within the last year?

    Thanks!
     


  2. Texas1911

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    One of my co-workers just came back from there and he had a good time.
     
  3. JKTex

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    I came across to much negative and too much stuff I kept getting pointed to money making marketing as the priority. Oh, and expensive, as a lot of the issues pointed too, that he tried/tries to make it our as a very elite outfit. Yet I'd get deals emailed that showed he'd discount to $0.10 on the dollar if you didn't get hooked on the elite outfit, elite price gag.

    There's a lot of really good training closer to home for a lot less money.
     
  4. FreedomJoyAdventure

    FreedomJoyAdventure Member

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    Who would you recommend?

    Thanks!
     
  5. JKTex

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    I can't recall the name of the place, but it's out west of Fort Worth that I've heard a lot of good things about. It's much like Front Sight.

    Someone here I believe attended back in early summer also.

    I just noticed your sig line. I'd think you might have contacts though training resources also?

    I'll try to dig up the name of the place.
     
  6. FreedomJoyAdventure

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    Just moved back to Texas almost two years ago, been pretty busy with other stuff. But I'd appreciate any info, thanks.
     
  7. fm2

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    FreedomJoyAdventure, good job researching. There are a number of training options in Texas.

    The place W of Ft. Worth may be Tac Pro shooting center?
    They have a really good training program there. If, you go, tell Gomez I said Howdy.

    Tactical Firearms Training | 1000 Yard Shooting Range | Tac Pro Shooting Center


    Another outstanding place to train is Paul Howe's school in Nacogdoches.
    CSAT- Combat Shooting And Tactics

    There's also KR training near Austin that has some excellent training options.
    KR Training
     
  8. FreedomJoyAdventure

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    Thanks, I appreciate it.

    Yeah, my wife and I like to research all major purchases. God, I love the Internet. Disappointing to read about so many issues with Front Sight, though. I really liked what Ignatius Piazza had to say in his video.
     
  9. JKTex

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    That's how he makes so much money. :happy0001:

    Tac Pro is one I was thinking of. But I think there's another out there. My memory sucks. I'll keep digging, because their web-site doesn't look like what I remember. Maybe it's just been redone. The location looks about right.
     
  10. fm2

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    Bill, the owner of Tac-Pro was an SBS (Special Boat Service) member & Paul Howe was a Delta Force guy. So, they are both special forces guys. Those type fellas are known for their ability to be effective, not for marketing skills.
     

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