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Training Communities: Build & Support Them!

It should be obvious that it is in all of our interests to build and support communities of responsible gun owners who train for the defensive use of their firearms. While we hear a lot about bringing new shooters to the range, especially encouraging the participation of children in the shooting sports and introducing women …

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Do I think the Gov’t should be involved in setting Firearms Training Standards? No.

In the aftermath of a national story about a local instructor in Ohio who fired a round into a student’s arm in a classroom (and apparently had also negligently shot a round into a little girl a few decades ago), I was asked to comment on the possible value of the government setting standards for …

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“Firearms Enthusiast” or “Defensive Firearms Owner”… Which are YOU?

If you are a regular read of the I.C.E. Training Journal, I assume that you would identify yourself as someone who primarily owns firearms for defensive purposes and not just a “gun collector” or “firearms enthusiast”. ¬†What’s the difference? Well, I say it comes down to how time, effort and energy you put in to …

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