Kelly Muir discusses whether pepper spray is an appropriate defensive tool and explains the disadvantages of pepper spray usage. If it lives at the bottom of your purse, as it does for many users, the answer is definitely no, because you will not be able to access it when under stress during an attack. If you choose to carry pepper spray, stage it for immediate use (for example, in your hand), orient it away from yourself and, most importantly, get training in its use.
If you are a firearm instructor who teaches defensive shooting, you obviously need a range to teach at. In this video, Chuck Usina, the owner of the Ancient City Shooting Range, shares his thoughts on how a new firearm instructor should go about establishing a professional relationship with a range. Understanding the range owner and/orWatch 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 theWatch 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 dynamicWatch Now >>