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Minimum Competency for Defensive Pistol

Minimum Competency. Minimum – the least or smallest amount or quantity possible, attainable, or required. Competency – the ability to do something successfully or efficiently. When it comes to the … Source: Minimum Competency for Defensive Pistol Advertisements

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Active Response Training’s Weekend Knowledge Dump

Amidst the volume of firearms-related bad information on the Internet, Greg Ellifritz puts out a weekly collection of “curated” content to cut through the noise and DERP to deliver quality information. Click for the Weekend Knowledge Dump Article Collection

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Six Things You Should Know Before Getting a Gun

So you took a basic gun safety class or one of those hokey $19.95 online “Get Your Permit in 30 minutes or less!” courses, now what else do you need to know besides the NRA 3 Rules of Gun Safety

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Posted in Awareness, Concealed Carry

8 Ethical Marketing Tips for Combatives and Firearms Instructors

8 Ethical Marketing Tips for Combatives and Firearms Instructors

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Posted in Critical Thinking Skills, Training

Gun instructor dies after being shot by 9-year-old girl

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An Arizona gun instructor died of his injuries after being shot in the head by a nine-year-old girl. Charles Vacca, 39, of Lake Havasu City, AZ, died Monday night, August 25, 2014, at University Medical…

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