Ruger will be sponsoring the Adaptive Defensive Shooting Summit for Americans with disabilities this summer.
While money is certainly a consideration in your practice budget, so is your time and energy. Make sure you're dedicating your time and energy to the self-defense and concealed-carry skills you're most likely to employ.
Some defensive-shooting techniques eschew the traditional front-sight focus, saying it slows down a defensive shooter. According to Sheriff Jim, this strategy couldn't be more wrong.