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Contact: Josh Karrasch Co-Founder of Your Method 412 West Broad Street Suite A (upstairs) Falls Church, VA 22046 855-854-3833

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Falls Church, VA-March 22, 2016 - New online community Your Method announced today that it is raising funds via a rewards crowdfunding campaign on INDIEGOGO to finish the creation of their revolutionary approach to encourage responsible gun owners to come together in an open, egoless dialog on safety and security. Your Method has set out to raise $100,000 on INDIEGOGO to finish development of their online resource center providing a curriculum of both mental and physical techniques that members will use to actionably make themselves more aware of their surroundings and safer in their day-to-day lives.

One of the individuals behind this movement is Joshua Karrasch, the owner of The Gun Dude, a firearms boutique founded on the simple principals of providing exceptional customer service in a warm and welcoming environment. Josh's goal in creating Your Method was to create a supportive community encouraging open conversation on firearms, personal safety and security. Josh says, "Our ultimate aim is to increase our members' confidence in their ability to handle a conflict should it arise. With this confidence they can then focus on what is important - living life unafraid."

The other is Joseph Simms, who comes from a career in corporate risk management, security, and business development in the private and government sectors. Joseph wants to bring Your Method to life because he has a passion for common sense community and holistic approaches to problem solving, both of which are embodied in the structure and delivery of Your Method. According to Mr. Simms, "We are building a community of like-minded individuals who understand that in order to be a part of the solution to violence in our time we must come together."

Your Method is a website, a community, a resource center, and a curriculum designed to teach preparedness, awareness, avoidance, de-escalation, and, if all else fails, how to win. Your Method will also serve as a repository for firearms safety and security resources. INDIEGOGO support will be used to build the framework and platform, as well as fund the creation of quality professional training and educational programming for the community to utilize, learn and grow.

Incentives for Contributing

• $10 - Original Supporter. You will receive a special "Original Supporter" Your Method sticker to spread awareness and show your involvement from the beginning.
• $25 - Beta Tester. You get the special "Original Supporter" Your Method sticker, as well as access to the closed beta testing during development where you will be able to directly impact the shape and direction of the Your Method community
• $100 - Membership Privilege. You get the sticker and closed-beta access as above, plus a 1-year membership once the program goes open-access, a $150 value.
• $500 - Bring A Friend. In addition to all of the benefits that come with the $10, $25, and $100 perks, you will also get four (4) 1-year gift memberships that you can gift to your friends and family.
• $1000 - Official Supporter. You will get the sticker, the beta access, the 1-year membership, as well as a framed supporter plaque sent to you and a special supporter recognition marquee on the backer page of the community site.
• $5000 - "Spaghetti Dinner" Contributor. Joshua is a strong believer in the power of conversation over a community dinner table. You will receive everything from the other contribution levels, plus Joseph Simms and Joshua Karrasch will come to you, anywhere in the contiguous 48 states, to give you a personal Your Method firearm exercise at your local firearm range and take you out to dinner afterwards (it doesn't have to be spaghetti).
• $10,000 - Program Developer & Confidant. You will receive all of the perks from the $1,000 contribution plus Joseph Simms and Joshua Karrasch will either come to you, or work with you remotely, to be an active participant in developing the pistol craft content for the program. As such you will be credited and included in the programming as much as you are comfortable with.

Every dollar donated will be used to help establish this community with more professional involvement, and helpful content.

Contact Joshua Karrasch The Gun Dude Address: 412 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA 22046 Phone: (855) 854-3833
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