Training Archive

VA – Training – Behind The Training At NRA Carry Guard

AMERICA’S 1ST FREEDOM.ORG (NRA) July 26, 2017 – With the NRA Carry Guard Expo set to kick off in Milwaukee Aug. 25-27, the new nature of the event has some wondering what it’s all about. In a nutshell, the expo brings together the biggest names in self-defense, along with manufacturers of related products, under one roof, and is on track to be the largest such gathering ever. If you…

OH – Training – Clark County training shows ‘split-second’ choices officers must make (VIDEO)

SPRINGFIELD NEWS-SUN July 25, 2017 – A firearms training simulator gives Clark County fairgoers the chance to see things from an officer’s perspective, something Sheriff Deborah Burchett hopes will allow people to better understand the difficult decisions deputies sometimes have to make. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has set up the Firearms Training Simulator in the Annex Building at the fair. It’s free to try for anyone over 18-years-old,…

Nat’l – Training – Only 3 In 5 Gun Owners Have Received Firearms Training

MOTHER JONES.COM July 24, 2017 – Forty percent of America’s gun owners have not received any formal firearms training, according to a new study from the University of Washington (UW) School of Public Health. The study, published in the journal Injury Prevention, is the first of its kind in more than 20 years. In those two decades, “that number hasn’t meaningfully changed at all,” says Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, an associate professor of epidemiology at…

MN – Training – Gun Owners Learn from Police how to Interact while Armed (VIDEO)

KAAL TV ABC 6 NEWS July 23, 2017 –  More than 50 people filled the Freeborn County Government Center Sunday as they learned from law enforcement the best ways to interact with police while legally carrying a firearm. The class, which saw more than 40 attendees in January, was taught by Sheriff Kurt Freitag and other law enforcement officials, and covered topics ranging from how gun owners should respond to…

Int’l – Training – Israeli ‘Counter-Terrorism Boot Camp’ a Tourist Attraction in Occupied West Bank

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT (via REUTERS) July 17, 2017 – Taking in the scene of a simulated fruit market in an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank, a group of tourists ponders whether a poster-size figure of an Arab man holding a cellphone is a threat and should be shot. The aim of the mock scenario is to teach rapt foreign visitors how to deal with an…

WI – Training – Bill would allow gun education curricula in Wisconsin high schools

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL July 10, 2017 – Wisconsin high school students would learn how to handle a range of guns — from handguns to rifles — as an elective class under a state Assembly bill introduced last week. Rep. Ken Skowronski (R-Franklin) is the lead sponsor of the bill, which would allow schools to offer on-site gun education classes. Its purpose is to promote gun safety and to boost participation in trap shooting, he said. The bill would not change a current…

IWI US TAVOR Operator Courses Going on the Road

IWI’s TAVOR Level I, II and III Operator Courses will be traveling to Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Harrisburg, Pa. (July 2017) – IWI US, Inc., a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd., is proud to announce its TAVOR Level I, II and III Operator Courses will be going on the road. IWI’s instructors will be traveling to Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia to hold courses. 

IL – Training – Chicago City Council Approves New Gun Ranges

GUN NEWS DAILY.COM July 3, 2017 – It might surprise you, but there are currently no commercial gun ranges in Chicago. Having suffered under several waves of gun violence, the city actually has one of the most restrictive set of gun regulations of anywhere in the USA. Last Wednesday, however, the City Council approved a more lenient set of rules regulating where gun ranges are allowed to open in…

CO – Training – Armed Colorado school employees receive first training Tuesday in Weld County (VIDEO)

ABC NEWS CHANNEL 13 (KRDO) June 20, 2017 – Would the presence of licensed, trained gun owners prevent active shooter situations with the potential to kill many people? That theory is being put to the test in Weld County this week. On Tuesday, 17 teachers, staff and administrators from schools across Colorado gathered to start three days of gun and medical training. Many people believe fewer lives would be lost…

UT – Training – Gun owners get to know their AR-15s better in 2-day course

REVIEW JOURNAL.COM June 17, 2017 – During a two-day AR-15 armorer course at Rendezvous Gun Range in Logan, gun owner Lee Pratt learned a few things about his seven-year-old rifle. Upon disassembly and instruction from Phoenix-based gun expert Will Larson, Pratt discovered that his gas rings and gas tube were worn down. “There are things I didn’t notice because the gun still functioned fine,” Pratt said. His gun has…

DC – Training – U.S. Capitol Police Undergo Extensive Active-Shooter Training

THE TRACE.COM June 16, 2017 – In 1998, Russell Weston Jr., a 41-year-old with a history of mental illness, charged into the U.S. Capitol building armed with a .38-caliber revolver. He killed Jacob Chestnut, a Capitol Police officer, with a point-blank shot to the head, and fatally wounded another officer, Detective John Gibson, who was assigned to then-House Majority Whip Tom Delay’s security detail. Gibson returned fire and managed…

Nat’l – Training – DryFireMag Resetting Glock Trigger Simulator: Make Your Gun Safe for Training (VIDEO)

THE ARMS GUIDE.COM June 16, 2017 – DryFireMag is a simple magazine replacement which provides a realistic trigger pull in an empty Glock pattern weapon. It blocks the trigger and prevents the insertion of a live magazine keeping dry fire dry and safe. While no training device is a perfect simulation, the trigger feel is adjustable to match your gun. If you can’t shoot in your living room, this…

Nat’l – Training – Firearm Training: How Draw Drills Will Sharpen Your Handgun Combat Skills

READY NUTRITION.COM June 2, 2017 – This article is going to give you some time-honored practical pointers to use regarding your handgun.  Besides just going to the range, there are some things you can do to perfect your speed, coordination, and muscle memory.  Draw drills are an inexpensive and simple way to accomplish this.  You can carry them out in the privacy of your own home.  Here’s how they…

AZ – Training – How to Avoid a Gun Fight or a Violent Confrontation

KINGMAN DAILY MINER.COM May 23, 2017 – Today is the second part of the fundamental skill that every law abiding gun owner should master: “How to avoid a violent confrontation.” I will never get tired of repeating this: Even when you have the legal and moral ground to stand up to a violent confrontation, it is always the best option to avoid it. If you do not have any…

WI – Training – “A Hollywood set:” WCTC launches new police training ground with studio special effects (VIDEO)

FOX 6 NOW.COM May 21, 2017 – PEWAUKEE – Waukesha County Technical College is launching a one-of-a-kind training ground for future men and women in law enforcement – with the added touch of Hollywood special effects. For example, the traffic stop simulation starts like this: You are armed with a laser-type training gun. Then, you are instructed on giving due process during the traffic stop. The technology responds to your…

MO – Training – Union Police Chief to Public: Get Training to Carry Firearms

UNION MISSOURIAN.COM May 18, 2017 – If you’re going to carry a firearm, get training. That’s the message from Union Police Chief Norman Brune, who is urging those who want to carry — concealed or not — to not only get training, but to know and understand the laws surrounding the discharge of firearms. “I am a proponent of the Second Amendment. I believe that good citizens should be…

AZ – Training – Part I: How to Avoid a Gun Fight or a Violent Confrontation

KINGMAN DAILY MINER.COM May 17, 2017 – Even when you have the legal and moral ground in a violent confrontation, the best option is to avoid it. Real life is not a movie. There are no heroes or a grandiose happy ending after a violent confrontation. Even if you win that fight, you may end up arrested, facing civil and criminal charges, thousands of dollar in legal fees, and…

NY – Training – At Manhattan’s Last Gun Range, Darren Leung Calls the Shots (VIDEO)

NBC NEWS.COM May 11, 2017 – It was 9 a.m. during an April workweek and the gunfire hadn’t yet begun. Dressed in light camouflage pants, a five-shot revolver on his side, Darren Leung flipped on the lights and took care of priority number one — starting a pot of coffee. His gun range in the Manhattan basement of an office building on West 20 Street would soon be crowded,…

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