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Is 9mm the Best Concealed Carry Handgun Caliber?

Is 9mm the Best Concealed Carry Handgun Caliber? MAY 22, 2013 BY 

When it comes to topics in self-defense handguns, there are few debates that are hotter than what caliber you should count on in your concealed carry handgun.  There are those that carry a .45ACP because there is no .46 and those that prefer the .380 because of its diminutive size and ease of concealment. Of course, there’s …

Lead Contamination & Shooting: It Can’t Happen to Me!

Lead Contamination & Shooting: It Can’t Happen to Me! by Bob & “Jo” Esquerre When Jolyn and I started training with firearms 4 years ago, the following 3 points were all that we knew/heard about the relationship between shooting and lead: 1.  While Shooting or Cleaning a Gun, Refrain from Eating, Drinking, Smoking or Placing Hands Close to the Mouth; 2.  After Shooting or Cleaning a Gun, Wash Hands and Face …

Aftermath of a Self-Defense Shooting

The day that you decided to concealed carry was a day that your life changed forever. You are now in possession of a firearm, on your person at all times, capable of taking a life if a self-defense situation is ever justified. Many of us often think about different scenarios that could play out one day in an effort to prepare ourselves, if that unfortunate day should ever arrive. …

The Student Evaluation Process: A Responsible Gun Training Tool

The Student Evaluation Process: A Responsible Gun Training Tool by Bob & Jolyn Esquerre As all Instructors, we continually strive to provide each student access to an ideal teaching/learning/coaching environment that would facilitate the Student’s ability to learn all the skills that they will need that supports their firearms training goals and objectives. However, we would also like to point out and reiterate that it is ultimately the Student’s responsibility …

Women Packing Guns: Responsible Gun Ownership by Jolyn Esquerre

Women Packing Guns: Responsible Gun Ownership by Jolyn Esquerre  During the 5th Annual Combat Focus Shooting Conference in Ohio on Sunday, September 30th, one of the Male Students in the Carbine Course turned to one of the Female Students and said to her “…..You Shoot Better than Most Women!”  She turned to him and said “…I Shoot Better than Most Men”! Meet Kelly Muir, Black Belt Magazine’s 2012 Woman of the Year and Combat Focus Shooting Graduate! Read more …

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