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How To: Getting your NC Concealed Carry Permit

What are the steps? There are many paths that lead us to obtaining a concealed carry handgun permit (referred to a CCH permit); and though there are a few that are common, each of use arrives at this decision on our own. However, once you decide to pursue this, the...

Winston-Salem NC store owner shoots robbers

A Winston-Salem police report has been released stating that one person is dead from an armed robbery at Coliseum Bingo and Games last Wednesday. Police say shots were fired at around 5:00 in the morning inside the business at...

NC man defends apartment from 5 armed robbers

There will be no charges brought against a 22-year-old who shot and killed the home invader by the name of Stacey Kendell Ross Jr., 20, of Jacksonville, said Onslow County District Attorney Ernie Lee. The 22-year-old, whose name is being withheld over concerns for his...

MI Prosecutor unaware of MI SYG law

"MI prosecutor is unaware MI has been a Stand Your Ground state for 12 years"   I caution in every class that just because someone has a certain job title--firearms instructor, cop, lawyer, prosecutor, judge--you MUST NOT assume that they know a darned thing about...

Empty hand skills needed

Empty hand defensive skills can go a long way to outsmart, outmaneuver, and outfight an attacker. You do as you train. If you don't train, you'll have very little to fall back on in the seconds it takes for an attack to occur. Like firearms training, martial skills...

Situational Awareness

COLOR CODES OF AWARENESS The color codes of awareness, popularized by the grandfather of modern pistolcraft, Col. Jeff Cooper, quantify one’s level of mental awareness by assigning a color to how much attention one pays to their surroundings.  While its important to...

Weaver vs Isosceles stance

For defensive shooting, there’s no question that a good athletic stance, generally squared off to the target, is the better way to go. One of the most important things in defensive shooting is recoil management, so you can fire fast follow-up shots and get...

Concealed Carry options

Concealed Carry purse realities

Beware of the gun store douche bag

Beware of the gun store douche bag https://youtu.be/9t4ukIDRkxs

7 Types of gun range people

Which one are you? https://youtu.be/aFxo4uCFWhY

Empty hand skills needed

Empty hand defensive skills can go a long way to outsmart, outmaneuver, and outfight an attacker. You do as you train. If you don't train, you'll have very little to fall back on in the seconds it takes for an attack to occur. Like firearms training, martial skills...

Weaver vs Isosceles stance

For defensive shooting, there’s no question that a good athletic stance, generally squared off to the target, is the better way to go. One of the most important things in defensive shooting is recoil management, so you can fire fast follow-up shots and get...

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