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.
Instructor Don Edwards discusses and demonstrates the differences between shooting with a bipod and shooting from an improvised rest. Both methods can dramatically increase deviation control, but the improvised rest techniques are much more versatile and universal.Watch Now >>
Old-school thinking held that if a tourniquet were used on an extremity wound, the injured person would lose that limb. That has been shown to be incorrect, and tourniquets are now in the first-aid kits of medics on battlefields and streets worldwide.Watch Now >>
Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student to develop the ability to train realistically for multiple threats. Too often, students on the range just swing between targets instead of training to break their focus on the first threat and truly assess their environment to find and engage any other threats. Related videos: Problem…Watch Now >>
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 >>