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THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION WILL UNVEIL A NEW CONCEALED-CARRY TRAINING PROGRAM ALONG WITH A NEW CONCEALED-CARRY INSURANCE PLAN DURING THE GROUP'S ANNUAL MEETING THIS WEEK. THE NEW PROGRAMS, COLLECTIVELY CALLED NRA CARRY GUARD, WILL FEATURE ADVANCED TRAINING AIMED AT THE MORE THAN 14 MILLION AMERICANS WHO ARE LEGALLY PERMITTED TO CARRY CONCEALED FIREARMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS DRONESHIELD HAS JUST SOLD ITS PROTOTYPE DRONEGUN TO A G7 COUNTRY’S MILITARY FORCE TO BE USED IN THE MIDDLE EAST. DRONESHIELD’S RADAR- JAMMING GUN FORCES DRONES TO EITHER IMMEDIATELY LAND OR RETURN TO THE DRONE OPERATOR, MEANING IT CAN DEFEND PEOPLE AND INFRASTRUCTURE ASSETS FROM DRONES.A NEW BILL IS ABOUT TO BE SIGNED IN WASHINGTON STATE THAT WOULD REQUIRE GUN DEALERS TO ALERT WASHINGTON STATE PATROL ANY TIME A PERSON DOES NOT PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK DURING A GUN SALE. THE NEW BILL ADDS AN ADDITIONAL PAPERWORK STEP FOR GUN DEALERSTHE NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION AND THE F.A.I.R TRADE GROUP WILL FOCUS ON NUMEROUS CHANGES GOING ON IN SEVERAL U.S. AGENCIES AFFECTING THE BUSINESS OF IMPORTING AND EXPORTING FIREARMS DURING THE 16TH ANNUAL FIREARMS IMPORT/EXPORT CONFERENCE BEING HELD IN WASHINGTON, D.C., AUG. 3-4 WITH OPTIONAL ADD-ON SESSIONS ON AUG. 2.THE USCCA HAS BEEN DISINVITED TO NRA ANNUAL MEETING BEING HELD LATE THIS WEEK IN ATLANTA.  IN A PRESS RELEASE, THE USCCA SUGGESTED THAT THE NOTICE THEY RECEIVED FROM THE NRA MIGHT HAVE BEEN A “STRATEGIC BUSINESS MANEUVER” BECAUSE THE NRA RECOGNIZES THE USCCA AS A FRONTRUNNER IN CONCEALED CARRY RELATED MATTERS.

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Nat’l – Training – Shooting Range Drills | Survival Gun Training Tips

SURVIVAL LIFE.COM April 21, 2017 – “Dynamic shooting” kind of sounds like something the latest tactical ninja training DVD would be teaching. In reality, it’s really not. There are different types of shooting, the two main ones being dynamic and static. Static shooting is simple target practice, an appropriate application of the fundamentals of marksmanship. Static shooting is what most of us do the majority of the time. The…

No-permit concealed gun law closes smaller businesses

KSPR ABC33.COM – April 20, 2017 – At the start of 2017, the new no-permit gun law went into effect across Missouri. The owner of Armed Citizen in Ozark estimates the training part of the industry has dropped nearly 300% since Senate Bill 656 passed last fall. John Halley said while firearms business trends are constantly fluctuating, business reached an unusual high in December of 2015.  Halley said his training…

CO – TRAINING – With A Gun In Your Hand, Things Happen Fast And Nothing Is Simple

GREELEY TRIBUNE.COM April 16, 2017 – Recently, I had an eye-opening experience when I was involved in a shootout. I’ve been lucky enough for the past eight months to attend Leadership Weld County, which is a group run through the Greeley Chamber of Commerce. It brings together emerging leaders across our community. We network, learn from leadership experts and learn about our community. Here’s where the shootout comes in….

Int’l – Training – Ex-Army colleagues target handgun owners with new device

IRISH TIMES.COM April 13, 2017 – The founders of AimSteady, John Daly and John Aherne, have the 61 million handgun owners in the US firmly their sights. The former Army colleagues joined forces last year to develop a technology-driven training aid that helps those shooting handguns overcome the inaccuracy caused by recoil anticipation. During the product’s validation tests, those using AimSteady improved their accuracy by 70 per cent over a two-day period. …

FL – Training – Technology Increases Safety at Citizen’s Police Training Academies

ABC 7 MY SUN COAST.COM April 10, 2017 –  In August, Mary Knowlton, 73, was killed during a citizen’s police training academy at the Punta Gorda Police Department. Lee Coel, a former officer, allegedly put live ammunition into his gun on accident. Coel fired four shots and one of them fatally struck Knowlton. With a trial set to take place, an investigation completed by the Florida Department of Law…

NH – Training – Man shot in leg at Sig Sauer’s Epping training facility

UNION LEADER.COM April 5, 2017 – EPPING – A man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg Wednesday when he accidentally shot himself during firearms training at Sig Sauer Academy, police said. Police and rescue personnel responded to the training facility at 233 Exeter Road just before noon after receiving a report of a man with a gunshot wound to his lower right calf. Police Capt. Jason Newman said…

NC – Training – The Most Realistic Gun Training Possible (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON April 3, 2017 – Imagine coming home from the grocery store. You open the door to your house and find a strange man standing in your living room. He’s got a shotgun. Your heart races. You draw your concealed firearm and yell at him to drop his gun. He yells expletives right back at you. He raises his shotgun. You shoot him. He shoots right back…

FL – Training – Dispatches from the Citizens’ Police Academy

THE GABBER.COM March 29, 2017 – Pop. Pop. Pop-pop. Pop-pop-pop! These were the sounds of seven shots in four separate exercises heard on Thursday, March 23 as participants in the Gulfport Police Department Citizens’ Police Academy each went through handgun training at the county’s open-air gun range. Many of us had experience with firing weapons, a couple did not, but oh did we all learn what it’s like to…

Nat’l – Training – How do you know if you’re getting good training?

PERSONAL LIBERTY.COM March 27, 2017 – When making a major purchase, a smart consumer will research options, read reviews, and compare products. A good student will do the same when seeking a firearms instructor and evaluating the quality of training offered. You are making an investment with your consumer dollars — and your life may someday depend on this training. The first step is to learn where your instructor…

Viridian Multi-Year Sponsorship of PDN Tour Continues in 2017

Minneapolis, MN—March 23, 2017 — Viridian® announced today it has extended its partnership with the Personal Defense Network Training Tour as a primary tour sponsor for 2017.  The tour is led by PDN Executive Director Rob Pincus, with 100 planned stops in more than 25 states coast to coast.  In addition to Pincus, classes are being led by an experienced team of instructors and contributors, including Barrett Kendrick (Bearco Training), Alessandro…

Nat’l – Training – If your gun falls, let it drop

EXCLUSIVE.MULTIBRIEFS.COM March 20, 2017 – An “oops” moment. We’ve all had them and will likely have them again. While shooting at stage at the Short Range Match, I was drawing my pistol from concealment. I normally carry with a loose-fitting shirt and the shirt tail out covering the pistol, so that is how I was shooting the match. If you happen to lose control of your pistol while it is…

AZ – Training – Training An Old Dog With New Tricks At Gunsite

DAILY CALLER.COM March 14, 2017 – “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” is a common saying, and many of us at retirement age have come to believe it. That’s why it’s important to have a partner (in my case, my lovely wife) who convinces you to “push the envelope” at least a little bit. For my 61st birthday gift, she enrolled me as a student in the 250…

IL – Training – Training shows civilians danger of police work

CHICAGO TRIBUNE March 14, 2017 – Geneva Devine never shot a gun in her life before, though one would ever know it. Following her partner Derrick Durr’s lead, the Hammond woman took the shot as the man in the warehouse office started shooting back at them from the screen. When Hammond Police Lt. Steve Kellogg played back the results of the exercise, the purple dot indicating Devine’s firearm showed…

DC – Training – Here’s why a South Carolina congressman invited Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to a gun range

THE BLAZE.COM March 14, 2017 – Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is leading the fight against a bill that would ease restrictions on gun silencers — but Republican Rep. Jeff Duncan hopes to change her mind in an unusual way. Gillibrand’s office has not yet responded to the request, but Duncan said the invitation stands. “I invite anybody who has issues or wants to understand firearms or suppressors more” to…

ID – Training – An Idaho lawmaker wants high schools to teach gun safety classes as electives

CIRCA NEWS.COM March 5, 2017 – An Idaho lawmaker has proposed a bill to bring gun safety classes into public high school classrooms. State Rep. Ronald Nate proposed the classes would be electives, so students wouldn’t have to take them if they didn’t want to, according to our partner at KBOI. The guns would not have any actual ammo, according to the bill introduced Thursday.  

OH – Training – ‘Commence Fire’ was day-long training for women on firearms

WKYC TC.COM March 5, 2017 – 2016 saw the highest number of Concealed Handgun Licenses issued across the state. One of the fastest growing demographics contributing to that uptick? Women. When you consider nearly 118,000 new permits and add that to about 40,000 renewals in 2016, it’s the largest number since Ohio began issuing Concealed Handgun Licenses in 2004. Firearms instructors like Cynthia Campbell at “Commence Fire” FireArms Training Academy…

UT – Training – Blackhawk Launches Demonstrator Replica Guns

SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED.COM (NRA) February 10, 2017 – Blackhawk released a new line of Demonstrator replica guns for holster demonstrations and training use. Dummy pistols are available for the Glock G17, Colt 1911, SIG Sauer P226 and Beretta 92. The Demonstrator guns are made from reinforced injection-molded polymer, and the company claims that these replica firearms will not bend or crack as easily as other dummy training guns on the market.  ”11Feb17…

WI – Training – NRA to hold new three-day conference at Wisconsin Center in August

MILWAUKEE BUSINESS JOURNAL January 13, 2017 – The National Rifle Association will debut a new convention at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee in 2017. The NRA’s Personal Protection Expo will be held Aug. 25-27. This will be the first time this type of conference is being held. According to the organization’s blog, “The NRA Personal Protection Expo is a three-day educational and interactive experience dedicated to citizens interested in increasing their knowledge and…

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BREAKING :
THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION WILL UNVEIL A NEW CONCEALED-CARRY TRAINING PROGRAM ALONG WITH A NEW CONCEALED-CARRY INSURANCE PLAN DURING THE GROUP'S ANNUAL MEETING THIS WEEK. THE NEW PROGRAMS, COLLECTIVELY CALLED NRA CARRY GUARD, WILL FEATURE ADVANCED TRAINING AIMED AT THE MORE THAN 14 MILLION AMERICANS WHO ARE LEGALLY PERMITTED TO CARRY CONCEALED FIREARMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS DRONESHIELD HAS JUST SOLD ITS PROTOTYPE DRONEGUN TO A G7 COUNTRY’S MILITARY FORCE TO BE USED IN THE MIDDLE EAST. DRONESHIELD’S RADAR- JAMMING GUN FORCES DRONES TO EITHER IMMEDIATELY LAND OR RETURN TO THE DRONE OPERATOR, MEANING IT CAN DEFEND PEOPLE AND INFRASTRUCTURE ASSETS FROM DRONES.A NEW BILL IS ABOUT TO BE SIGNED IN WASHINGTON STATE THAT WOULD REQUIRE GUN DEALERS TO ALERT WASHINGTON STATE PATROL ANY TIME A PERSON DOES NOT PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK DURING A GUN SALE. THE NEW BILL ADDS AN ADDITIONAL PAPERWORK STEP FOR GUN DEALERSTHE NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION AND THE F.A.I.R TRADE GROUP WILL FOCUS ON NUMEROUS CHANGES GOING ON IN SEVERAL U.S. AGENCIES AFFECTING THE BUSINESS OF IMPORTING AND EXPORTING FIREARMS DURING THE 16TH ANNUAL FIREARMS IMPORT/EXPORT CONFERENCE BEING HELD IN WASHINGTON, D.C., AUG. 3-4 WITH OPTIONAL ADD-ON SESSIONS ON AUG. 2.THE USCCA HAS BEEN DISINVITED TO NRA ANNUAL MEETING BEING HELD LATE THIS WEEK IN ATLANTA.  IN A PRESS RELEASE, THE USCCA SUGGESTED THAT THE NOTICE THEY RECEIVED FROM THE NRA MIGHT HAVE BEEN A “STRATEGIC BUSINESS MANEUVER” BECAUSE THE NRA RECOGNIZES THE USCCA AS A FRONTRUNNER IN CONCEALED CARRY RELATED MATTERS.