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Student of the Gun University

The road to mastery begins here. The Student of the Gun University Podcast makes it easy to gain a new perspective and understanding of firearms training.

We use a single topic, short-form, easy to digest format to enable you to maximize your listening time.

Each episode of SOTG University podcast will focus on a specific topic allowing you to choose from a variety of topics and subject matters related to the world of firearms and firearms training. Be sure to start with the 3 pillar episodes!

Our host is Professor Paul G Markel, a veteran instructor with 30 plus years of experience training military personnel, law enforcement and citizens alike.

Mr. Markel will tap into his well of knowledge to offer solid and tested advice in regard to most all Small Arms & Tactics topics. 

Grab a pencil and a notebook. You are not going to want to miss a word of this show. Learn more at and remember… You are a beginner once, a student for life.


The Struggle for Mediocrity
Show Details17min 47s
You Cannot Purchase Skill
Show Details16min 1s
Beginner's Training is the Most Important Training
Show Details13min 58s
Top 3 Mistakes New Gun Owners Make Regarding Training
Show Details15min 32s
Mindset > Gear
Show Details16min 57s
How to Choose a Good School / Instructor
Show Details18min 37s