Category Archives: Training

What Does the 21-Foot Rule Really Mean?

Above: A popular drill in defensive-training classes is to have instructors run perpendicular to the shooter in a measured space of 21′. The goal is for the shooter on the line to draw and engage a paper target before the … Continue reading

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Realistic Practice – The Key to Firearm Training

One of the values of attending a good defensive training school is the realization that the necessary shooting skills are not going to be acquired overnight. A good school shows the student a good way to accomplish the task and … Continue reading

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Choose What Works: Trends in Self-Defense Training

Appendix carry, inside-the-waistband, strongside, shoulder holster… All are viable methods of carrying your preferred handgun concealed. Which is best? Decide for yourself by trying them out rather than merely following trends. Continue reading

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Self-Defense: Stick WIth What’s Tried and True

We live in an era of instant gratification, and this can be a real pitfall for the defensive shooter. There is a great temptation to believe that people can quickly become adept at defensive shooting if they have a certain … Continue reading

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