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Next Post Coming Soon…▶ In some ways, hyper-realistic firearms training has been the holy grail of the defensive, police, and military shooting worlds. While there’s a lot you can do on the range, there are still some steep downsides to being limited to live fire. The biggest one is cost,Read More →

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Next Post Coming Soon…▶ By Tim Carroll What gun should I carry for self-defense? That’s a question that’s been asked more times than I can count during my professional training career and more often in recent years. The answer is, well…complicated. 1. Stopping Power First we needRead More →

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(AP Photo/ Rick Bowmer) Next Post Coming Soon…▶ Carrying a gun lawfully for self-defense can make the difference between life and death in a critical situation. Yet at the same time it comes along with risks to the carrier thanks to laws and land sharks. Training can help reduce thoseRead More →

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Next Post Coming Soon…▶ A recent social media post by the smug hoplophobes at Michael Bloomberg’s Students Demand Action gun control group didn’t go the way they’d hoped. It went so badly, in fact, that they ended up closing comments to avoid the merciless heckling they were getting. The damagingRead More →

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(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Next Post Coming Soon…▶ By Paul Markel Just like clockwork, when people who don’t own or carry guns are faced with the reality that we live in a dangerous, uncertain world, they look to their “gun friends” for advice. Sometimes this is a personal situation. They’ve beenRead More →

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Next Post Coming Soon…▶ By Matt Manda The first day’s events at the 2023 Adaptive Defensive Shooting Summit in Epping, N.H., were cut short due to rain. The last day’s official competition matches were threatened by Tropical Storm Lee, swirling out over the Atlantic Ocean and bringing a little rainRead More →

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A hand of man practicing firing using a Glock gun model at the shooting range. Fire glock hand gun. Next Post Coming Soon…▶ We’ve all seen it. Someone holding a gun incorrectly at the range, sometimes in a way that’s going to hurt when they pull the trigger. Or, moreRead More →

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GSL Defense Training Image by Jeff Schwarm Next Post Coming Soon…▶ “This is fun!” That’s how one of GSL Defense Training’s new instructors described her first time volunteering at one of the nation’s longest-running NRA Youth Shooting Camps in Bloomington this past weekend. GSL Defense Training image by Jeff SchwarmRead More →

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By Hmaag via Wikimedia Commons Next Post Coming Soon…▶ By Bud Harton I became a cop in the spring of 1969 after returning home from Vietnam. It’s hard to imagine now, but returning Vietnam veterans weren’t really appreciated by the American public at the time. I quickly learned that IRead More →

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Bigstock Next Post Coming Soon…▶ Reader Rebecca Platt writes . . . I was seven years old when I had my first experience with a gun. My father was target shooting with some friends and asked me if I wanted to try. His stable hands enveloped mine as I triedRead More →