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Education/Safety

Our good friends over at Ammoman School of Guns often have great advice about ammunition, shooting technique and self-defense. Kevin Creighton has authored a great piece that helps shed some light on the best way to carry a gun in your vehicle, how best to deploy when necessary and most importantly how to stay safe.

Here from our frieds at Guns.com are three drills the author will use herself and with students to test and confirm that fundamental skills, especially trigger press, are in place. They’re also a great way to evaluate a trigger and sight picture vs. point of impact on an unfamiliar handgun...

Normally Hollywood movies dish out useful gun advice about as often as the sun goes out, but every once in a while, a movie presents a surprisingly relevant learning opportunity. Tom Mchale from Ammoland introduces one of his firearms training routines using Hollywood to make his point... We think he's right on target.

 

Many new gun owners seem to be a bit confused about the role that classes designed to facilitate the issuing of concealed-carry licenses play in this whole business of personal defense. The purpose of these classes is to make the applicant aware of state laws regarding the use of deadly force and when and where a person can carry their defensive firearm. The shooting portion of the class, if there is one, is to determine if the applicant is safe enough with a firearm to carry it.

If you’re one of the millions of people who recently purchased a firearm for the first time, congratulations and welcome to the ranks of American gun owners. Like the majority of modern gun owners, you probably bought a gun because you were concerned about self-defense or want to enjoy the shooting sports in some way.

Minutes after a police officer fired the shots that would kill Philando Castile, his girlfriend Diamond Reynolds said in a video he was licensed to carry a gun.