Category Archives: Training

Safety Comes First: Training With a Firearm

Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels My friend Mark Hargrove and I recently sent Colt Detective Specials off to Tyler Gun Works to be customized as Fitz Specials. Back before WWII, J.H. FitzGerald, a well-known Colt employee, would shorten the barrels on Colt DA revolvers, … Continue reading

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Personal Defense: Doing It On a Budget

Photo by Thomas Def on Unsplash For any number of reasons, folks are becoming more and more concerned for their personal safety. These past few months have seen record gun sales at the same time that our economy has taken some serious hits. … Continue reading

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Improving Your Shotgun Skills

When talking about personal defense, one of the common remarks we get from gun owners is, “I’ve been shooting guns since I was a kid, and I don’t need any training.” This is even more common when talking about shotguns. … Continue reading

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Movement and Cover in Defensive Firearm Training

Training facility shoothouse scenarios don’t exist to teach you how to clear a house on your own. Rather, they teach the importance of movement, particularly movement to solid cover. The defensive shooter is well advised to keep in mind that … Continue reading

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