Firearms students

On Becoming a Firearms Instructor, Specifically, a Pistol Instructor… Part One – a Personal Journey

In this first article of a three part series, ScotShot shares his instructor journey and shares with us an understanding of the different organizations that certify instructors as well as their hierarchal structures and methods of teaching. Whether you’re searching for an instructor, seeking to become an instructor, or already are an instructor, this article is a great read.

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So, you’ve got your NJ PTC…

So now you’ve got your New Jersey Permit to Carry a Handgun. What’s next? Do you have the training and ability to use it effectively a real, pressure-on, defensive scenario at close quarters?

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Train for the Probable

Most of us have done our best to imagine what we’d do in a real defensive situation. But our imagination tends to be limited to one or two scenarios, not the plausible, possible, or possible. ScotShot Scott really makes us think about reality in this training article.

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The Holes Never Lie

What is “trigger press” and how do we achieve consistency? This easy-to-understand article discusses and walks you through the mechanics of trigger press and some great pointers to help achieve consistency. If you struggle with consistent technique or consistent shot placement or jerking of the trigger, give this quasi-tutorial a read.

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Whats In a Name?

Here in New Jersey, with the public carry of firearms being so new to all of us, people can’t quite seem to decide on terminology. But, there’s some useful psychology and just the principle of downright accuracy behind using the correct terminology. Read on to find out why it’s so important to get it right!

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Gun for Hire Radio!

News2A’s co-founders were proud to be the guests on episode #661 of Gun for Hire Radio. Please listen in and get to know us!