Deryck Poole discusses his journey to becoming a defensive shooting instructor. While the process is different for everyone, Deryck’s experience has aspects that are very common for those who become successful teachers. Training as a student, observing other instructors, assisting other instructors, becoming certified as a fundamental instructor, getting some experience, seeking out advanced training and continuing to hone your skills while you build your business are all important steps.
Trigger Guard Devices are seen by some who carry in the appendix position as a minimalist great carry option. The Vanguard II is the most evolved design of this type and offers some very specific features including: a belt loop that holds the gun in a constant position and a fin which protrudes from the…Watch Now >>
Finding a range that allows realistic practice opportunities isn’t always easy. Rob Pincus discusses finding a quality range with the owner of Ancient City Shooting Range, Chuck Usina. Most ranges have very restrictive fundamental rules in regard to what type of shooting can be done. Look for ranges that already host defensive training or dynamic…Watch Now >>
Ankle Holsters offer one unique advantage for defensive firearms carry, as they place your defensive tool in a location that most people do not think to look. Danny Pieratti prefers ankle carry and demonstrates proper presentation from that position in this video.Watch Now >>
Defensive shooting is its own body of work – it’s not target shooting or precision rifle shooting. The Association of Defensive Shooting Instructors was started to provide instructor and professional development, continuing education, marketing assistance, and a community of peers for instructors teaching defensive shooting. This includes those teaching private citizens, law enforcement, military, and…Watch Now >>