Suspicious Behavior

In many of our articles we discuss awareness and observation as a primary foundation to personal safety. But what really are we looking for when we pay attention? For most of us, our normal assessment application is to look at appearances.  If it looks like a “dirt bag”; we will conclude that it is a “dirt bag”.  As an example: if we saw a young person in droopy pants and a hoodie in a nice [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Heart Failure and CPR

We are going to take a break from personal protection this month and touch on a topic that probably has a greater potential of personal impact… Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Cardiac Arrest! What do this words have in common?  They describe a medical emergency in which the heart stops pumping blood through the body. The CDC considers Heart Failure as the number one risk of death in America; at over 600,000 deaths a year (a [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Faces of The Woodlands: Meet former Secret Service agent Thom Bolsch, owner of Saddle River Range

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By | March 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

What You Should Do When Caught In A Chaotic Crowded Situation

Saddle River Ranges' Thom Bolsch

By | March 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Saddle River Range opens elite store within The Woodlands location

THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- Saddle River Range, a premier indoor firearms and archery range in Montgomery County, recently celebrated the grand opening of its Sig Sauer Elite Store. “There are only 29 Sig Sauer Elite Stores in the nation, and we are honored to have earned the right to host the newest one,” said Thom Bolsch, owner of Saddle River Range. Bolsch is a former member of the United States Secret Service, having been on [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Victim: Woman!

By: Ron Mullins and Thom Bolsch   Police Officers, Military Personnel, CCW Holders dress for that moment that everyone prays won't happen.   When you get ready in the morning; do you consider shoes, handbags, jewelry or firearm, extra magazines, flashlight, knife?  What we wear and how we wear it may impact the activities of our day – and could be the difference between normal day, assault or death.   Whether we like it, or want [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Best of the Best

Saddle River Range was featured in Review It magazine's March 2017 issue as one of the best places to work in The Woodlands! Read it here!!  

By | March 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Trigger Finger Positioning, Hand Clenches, and Accidental Discharges

Posted by Greg Ellifritz in Articles   I was recently contacted by an experienced handgun instructor to help him reconstruct the events of an accidental shooting.  This instructor shot himself while re-holstering after doing a demonstration during a basic concealed handgun class.   I know what you are thinking….   “He shouldn’t have had his finger on the trigger when he was putting the gun in the holster.” or “I bet he was using a Blackhawk [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|News|1 Comment

‘Guntry clubs’ aim to bring country club feel to traditional gun ranges

By Sara Donchey - Anchor/Reporter   HOUSTON - Gun ranges across the state of Texas seem to be following a new trend, and experts said it's intended to attract a broader crowd to the shooting sports. "Guntry clubs," as they have been dubbed, are appearing in different parts of Texas and are intended to bring a country club feel to traditional gun ranges. "The old days of coming to a gun range or gun store [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

When Will the Hearing Protection Act Pass?

by Guy J. Sagi - Monday, February 13, 2017 The Hearing Protection Act of 2017—H.R. 367, introduced by Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and John Carter (R-TX)—resurrects a 2015 proposal by then-Arizona Rep. Matt Salmon to ease suppressor ownership restrictions on law-abiding citizens. For more than 80 years, suppressors have been exiled to a list of National Firearms Act (NFA) items created in 1934—when Franklin Delano Roosevelt was in the White House. Ownership of suppressors is [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments