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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.

What to Look for in Defensive Firearm Training

In defensive shooting, as in most other things in life, we improve what we measure. First you must make the decision to learn and then improve upon it.

Concealed-Carry for Beginners: Tips for Continued Training

Getting your concealed-carry permit is a great start in your self-defense journey, but it is just that—a starting point.

Skills Check: The 3-Second Drill

Practice your shooting fundamentals with this straightforward yet challenging drill.

When Do You Carry A Concealed Handgun?

How often should you carry your concealed-carry gun? Sheriff Jim Wilson weighs in on this important question.

What to Do After Getting your Concealed Carry License

Getting your concealed-carry permit is a great start in your self-defense journey, but it is just that—a starting point.

Skills Check: The 3-Second Drill

Practice your shooting fundamentals with this straightforward yet challenging drill.

When do you Carry?

If you carry concealed, do so all the time, not just when you think you need to.

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