Dry Practice – Dry Fire: Working on Fundamentals

I love the satellite TV service we have at our house, as well as the DVR recorder. It affords me an opportunity to catch programs that would otherwise be missed. There are a number of TV programs directed towards firearms and self-defense subjects, one of which reminded me of something I was pondering as the snow was flying:…

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VIDEO: How to Draw Your Concealed Carry Firearm and Present It

Master instructor Steve Beckstead shares some tips for drawing your concealed firearm. It’s simple but its critical to train and practice. –>Click here to watch on YouTube (Don’t Forget to Subscribe to our Channel) Damon’s Monday Video Each Monday we publish a video with one of our Senior Instructors, Damon Thueson. Damon has a big personality…

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Hand to Hand Combat Instructor Matt Numrich Interview

This year I was blessed to get connected with Matt Numrich. If you don’t already know the name, Matt is a leading expert and instructor in the arena of physical self-defense and hand to hand combat. The son of a police officer Matt has always approached martial arts in two very unique ways that set him…

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Over 7000 Gun Ranges Added to Directory

Eleven months ago we launched our national gun business directory to make it easier for you to find stores, ranges, gunsmiths, etc. Yesterday we added over 7,000 new gun ranges to the directory in all 50 states.  So if you are planning on getting some range time in this holiday season check the directory for…

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Why Do We Use Deadly Force?

When it comes to the use of force and concealed carry, there are some topics that can never be covered too many times. I feel that this is one of them. In the classes I teach for obtaining a concealed carry license, I point out the importance of understanding the reason WHY we use deadly force, not just…

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Dryfire Tips Video Series from LASR

L.A.S.R doesn’t just make awesome software, they also know how to train correctly with a firearm. You may recall from the interview we published with John, the founder of L.A.S.R. earlier this year that they are the industry leaders in software to assist in and give feedback from at home dry fire or laser simulated…

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CPL Holder Shoots Back After Being Mugged

In Detroit earlier in October 2015 a man was sitting at a bus stop waiting for his bus when he was approached by three armed criminals who demanded he hold still or die. They proceeded to take his money. Excited by their loot they were distracted. The victim took advantage of the concealed pistol license…

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A Happy and Safe Halloween 2015

Every October 31, children all over go door to door, trick-or-treating. It is very important to take safety precautions and prepare before allowing your children to go out. Before your children go trick or treating, please ensure the following things: All children under the age of 12 should be accompanied by an adult or someone…

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Why and How to Check Your Ammunition For Inperfections

Image from HandgunForum.net While many of us check our carry guns and equipment religiously, how many check your ammunition?  A recent article by Patrick Sweeney discussing “one in a million” ammo accidents got me to thinking:  “What have I seen or experienced that has changed the way I handle my ammunition that may benefit another…

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Maine and Pennsylvania Cease Permit Reciprocity

We have been informed that Maine and Pennsylvania will no longer honor each other’s concealed carry permits. You may recall that recently Maine had two new laws go into effect that instituted constitutional carry in the state and extended reciprocity to any out of state permit whose state also honored Maine’s permit. Apparently something about…

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