Training Archive

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,…

AZ – New Product-Training – New Non-Lethal Firearms Training Product Uses No Ammunition And Will Simulate Recoil (VIDEO)

PR WEB.COM May 8, 2017 – “At Teksilon, we know a thing or two about safe gun handling,” said Jakob Kishon, Teksilon founder and inventor. “That’s why we’re developing one of the safest pistol training systems that will hit the market. It’s called iPTS, the interactive Pistol Training System, that includes a multi-sensor training pistol with user-programmable Intelligent Recoil™, that uses no ammunition, works with a smartphone and tablet…

OK – Training – Clinging To Guns & Religion: Gun safety instruction plus Bible lesson

FOX NEWS May 1, 2017 – Roy Jones’ Facebook page says matter-of-factly that his concealed weapons training is “not your typical gun class.” That is an understatement. Jones, 67, has taught most of his more than 5,000 students over the last decade in churches across Oklahoma. What’s more, he weaves biblical passages into his talks about how to handle a gun, and the legal fallout that can follow discharging a…

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…

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