• Training Plan for Personal Defense
    2:09

    Training Plan for Personal Defense

    The staff at Gander Mountain Academy see many people come in with no training plan beyond shooting. GMA Strategic Projects Manager and Instructor Nick Smith advocates for building a training plan ahead of time in order to get the most out of your range session. This plan should include asset and time management, training for…

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  • Defensive Training's Impact on Personal Health
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    Defensive Training’s Impact on Personal Health

    GMA Strategic Projects Manager and Instructor Nick Smith and Instructor Dave Hendrick discuss understanding your physical capabilities and limitations. Adapt your gear and training to physical changes in your body, whether it’s worsening eyesight, loss of hearing, bad knees, or any other debilitating condition. Also, what proactive steps can you take to combat such conditions?

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  • Types of Targets
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    Types of Targets

    At the live-fire ranges in every GMA facility, you will find a variety of targets to enhance your marksmanship exercises. GMA Manager and Instructor Jay White and Strategic Projects Manager and Instructor Nick Smith present these types of targets and explain what each one can do to challenge your marksmanship abilities. GMA has designed many…

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