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Certified vs. Non Certified

Certified Instruction vs. Non Certified Instruction In the United States there is no governing body that states who can be a firearms instructor and who cannot be a firearms instructor. This means anyone who feels confident or has other motives can declare themselves an instructor. Certified instructors […]

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Choosing a Martial Art for Self Defense

Choosing a Martial Art for Self Defense When thinking about personal protection people often want to know what martial art they should study.  A lot of instructors are quick to point out the popular styles that the military and police are studying but my view is becoming […]

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A Civic Responsibility

A Civic Responsibility Thoughts on the 2nd Amendment Published in the October 2013 edition of NEWS4U A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. Sir William Blackstone, author […]

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Combat Focus Shooting’s 10th Anniversary

Combat Focus Shooting: Origins and Early Development By Rob Pincus The Combat Focus® Shooting program is an intuitive shooting program designed to help the student be more efficient in the context of a dynamic critical incident. “CFS” is the flagship program of I.C.E. Training Company and the cornerstone of all the […]

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Balance

During a moment of reflection it dawned on me just how much time, effort, energy and money I had spent over the last 20+ years learning to use lethal force.  I have always thought of myself as willing to help others but I stopped and asked myself […]

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