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Handgun Training with Your Offhand

Training someone to shoot a defensive handgun is mostly a standardized process. Firearm safety is followed by firearm function, which is then followed by an introduction to the basics of marksmanship. Past that, focus falls on handgun manipulation, presentation and various methods of target engagement.

Mastering the Basics of Defensive Handgun Shooting

Having all the newest gear can definitely an advantage, but not if you haven't first mastered the basics of defensive handgun training. Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about the fundamental skills for shooting a handgun well.

6 Best Self Defense Handgun Training Drills

What’s the best drill to prepare you to shoot defensively? That could be argued endlessly. Here's a look at the 6 best self-defense handgun training drills you can implement today.

Firearm Training: Live with Your Defensive Firearm

In his various writings, Col. Jeff Cooper admonished his students and readers to live with their defense gun.

Review: Justified Defensive Concepts Defensive Pistol Skills I

Justified Defensive Concepts, a new defensive-training school in northern Virginia is bringing a different element to defensive-handgun training, teaching critical-thinking skills under pressure.

Six Must-Have Self-Defense Books

The Sheriff picks six top self-defense books that are the necessary foundation for any library on armed personal defense.

LaserLyte LT-PRE Laser Trainer

Looking to practice on the cheap? LaserLyte's laser insert may be just the thing.

Odd Angles

We don’t live in a two-dimensional world, so your training shouldn’t be similarly limited.

LaserLyte Laser Trainer Premium

Been looking to train with your snubby? LaserLyte has the answer for that.

The Defensive Library

The Sheriff picks six top titles anyone concerned with armed self-defense should read.

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