You have a good job, are just starting to get established in life and are considering exploring shooting for recreation and perhaps personal defense.
Performing a task well is important, but equally important is having the intestinal fortitude to face the task in the first place.
Many variables factor into the decision to carry a concealed firearm. One that needs to be taken quite seriously is not just how, but even if, one should carry at work—which may not be the most gun-friendly environment even if carry is allowed.
Properly desensitizing yourself to things that could be perceived as an active threat allows you to respond quicker to danger.
Should you choose a new concealed-carry gun with a different fire-control system, take your time in making the swap to complete your transition.
After pulling your AR-15 out of the box and checking it over, it's time to head to the range. Here are a few tips and drills designed to help you get you rifle-ready.