Dynamic Focus Shooting is a new program designed specifically by Gander Mountain Academy to help people learn intuitive defensive shooting skills as efficiently as possible. DFS is a version of the Combat Focus Shooting program, which has been successfully helping students learn to defend themselves with handguns for over a decade. In this video, Gander Mountain Academy’s Nick Smith, a former US Navy SEAL, discusses the core components of the Dynamic Focus Shooting course and the process of training that he and other GMA staff members went through to become certified to teach it.
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