Category: Handgun Basics

Why is Force-on-Force Training Important?

Force-on-Force training simulates real life situations that could lead to using a handgun to defend yourself. Airsoft handguns do a good job of simulating actual semiautomatic handguns. These handguns operate the same as an actual handgun. They use the same controls, removable magazines, and gas blowback slide action. The magazines are loaded with the actual… Read more »

Practicing With Your Handgun Without Ammunition

Over the past 14 months, ammunition has been difficult to obtain for everyone. Prices have sky-rocketed, both at the retail and the wholesale levels. Bulk ammo is double or even triple the cost that it was in 2019. If one did not have a stash of ammo, it is now difficult or impossible to practice… Read more »

How To Carry A Concealed Handgun

There is no one way to carry that works for everyone in all situations. I have carried for over 40 years now, pretty much all the time, and I have learned a few things over that time. I have carried in shoulder holsters, inside the waistband holsters middle of the back, kidney, and appendix, in… Read more »

Selecting Your First Handgun

At last count, I have instructed over 7000 firearm students during the past 35 years. This has shown me a few things. Before you buy your first handgun, there are a few vitally important chunks of knowledge that you should know. These are: Which handgun designs and sizes are best for me? Which calibers will… Read more »