Gander Mountain Academy offers a plethora of courses and several different types of training ranges that you can take advantage of. Understanding the options is the first step to making the best choice for your needs and planning a route through the offerings. Each of the Gander Mountain Academy locations offers a live fire range, classroom training and various laser training ranges, including a 300 degree immersive simulator. Your experiences at Gander Mountain Academy will be guided by their professional staff and/or guest instructors who offer training in fundamental firearms operation, defensive shooting, hunter safety, competition shooting techniques and other aspects of firearms use and ownership. Each location also offers their State’s required course to obtain a Concealed Carry Permit. All locations across the United States are also networked together with audio and visual communications, which allows students to participate in nationwide broadcast classes simultaneously.
Factors that influence which Kydex outside the waistband holster you prefer include Kydex quality, ride height and cant. Rob Pincus presents another issue that isn’t talked about as much: the percentage of the gun’s profile that is off centerline and being pressed up against the body. When a greater percentage of the gun presses on…Watch Now >>
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 >>
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 >>
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