When you approach the handgun counter at a Gander Mountain store, you’ll find scores of options from dozens of manufacturers. It is important that you ask the right questions of yourself and of the person helping you make your selection. Jeff Kersten and Robin Godolphin of Gander Mountain Academy discuss all the major types of firearms, their primary features and how they fit into the vast world of handgun use. Regardless of whether you are interested in target shooting, competition, personal defense or even just collecting firearms, Gander Mountain has the right pistol for you.
Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student on the range to refine his shooting position. Whenever you are training for defensive shooting, you should try to maintain a natural and neutral stance with your feet about equidistant from the target and your weight forward. Related videos: Problem Solving on the Range: Realistic Engagement…Watch Now >>
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