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Tap-Rack-Bang: Clearing Simple Malfunctions

Aug 16, 2018 12:56:55 PM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in 2A, Active shooter training, Basic pistol training, Beginner training courses, Conceal carry permit class, Defense In Depth, Four rules for gun safety, Gun safety inside the home, Handgun safety course, Handgun safety training, How to improve my shooting skills, How to use a pistol, New Shooter Series, Pistol shooting tips, What to do in an active shooter situation, Concealed carry class, Firearm training, First time gun owner training, Gun safety class, Gun safety classes, Gun safety training, Gun safety training classes for businesses, Gun training classes near me, Gun training courses, How to shoot a gun for the first time, How to shoot a pistol for beginners, How to use a hand gun, Self defense classes, Student courses for gun safety training, Trigger Sense, wv

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Almost every firearm will malfunction at some point, but this post is specifically for new owners of semi-automatic, magazine fed guns.

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Come Try the Perfect Gun for First-Time-Shooters: the Shield EZ

Jun 20, 2018 1:17:04 PM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in 2A, Active shooter training, Basic pistol training, Beginner training courses, Conceal carry permit class, Defense In Depth, Four rules for gun safety, Gun safety inside the home, Handgun safety course, Handgun safety training, How to improve my shooting skills, How to use a pistol, New Shooter Series, Pistol shooting tips, Uncategorized, What to do in an active shooter situation, Concealed carry class, Firearm training, First time gun owner training, Gun safety class, Gun safety classes, Gun safety training, Gun safety training classes for businesses, Gun training classes near me, Gun training courses, How to shoot a gun for the first time, How to shoot a pistol for beginners, How to use a hand gun, Self defense classes, Student courses for gun safety training, wv

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Defense In Depth is currently renting the perfect firearm for people new to shooting.  The Smith & Wesson M&P 380 Shield EZ may have an overly complicated name, but it was specifically designed for people who find the strength and grip necessary to operate most handguns intimidating.  (The "EZ" stands for "Easy".)  It is light, easy to manipulate, easily to conceal, and inexpensive.

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New Shooter Series: Taking Scary Steps Can Be Worth It

Jun 15, 2018 12:33:38 PM / by Kendall Perkinson posted in 2A, Active shooter training, Basic pistol training, Beginner training courses, Conceal carry permit class, Defense In Depth, Four rules for gun safety, Gun safety inside the home, Handgun safety course, Handgun safety training, How to improve my shooting skills, How to use a pistol, New Shooter Series, Pistol shooting tips, Uncategorized, What to do in an active shooter situation, Concealed carry class, Firearm training, First time gun owner training, Gun safety class, Gun safety classes, Gun safety training, Gun safety training classes for businesses, Gun training classes near me, Gun training courses, How to shoot a gun for the first time, How to shoot a pistol for beginners, How to use a hand gun, Self defense classes, Student courses for gun safety training, wv

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For people who are familiar with guns, it’s easy to forget how intimidating the experience can be for first-timers.  But Defense in Depth store manager Wil Jackson says that some of the most rewarding lessons in our lives are often the most frightening at first.  And in the end, we usually smile that we were ever afraid at all.

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Choosing Your Concealed Carry Holster

Jun 8, 2018 11:42:34 AM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in 2A, Active shooter training, Basic pistol training, Beginner training courses, Conceal carry permit class, Defense In Depth, Four rules for gun safety, Gun safety inside the home, Handgun safety course, Handgun safety training, How to improve my shooting skills, How to use a pistol, New Shooter Series, Pistol shooting tips, What to do in an active shooter situation, Concealed carry class, Firearm training, First time gun owner training, Gun safety class, Gun safety classes, Gun safety training, Gun safety training classes for businesses, Gun training classes near me, Gun training courses, How to shoot a gun for the first time, How to shoot a pistol for beginners, How to use a hand gun, Self defense classes, Student courses for gun safety training, Tips from the Trainers, wv

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Once you’ve chosen a concealed carry firearm that works well for you, the next step is choosing your holster.  The decision may seem less important, but remember: your holster will determine how safely and efficiently you can access your firearm in the event of an emergency.

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Reasons to Consider Revolvers

Jun 6, 2018 2:16:02 PM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in 2A, Active shooter training, Basic pistol training, Beginner training courses, Conceal carry permit class, Defense In Depth, Four rules for gun safety, Gun safety inside the home, Handgun safety course, Handgun safety training, How to improve my shooting skills, How to use a pistol, New Shooter Series, Pistol shooting tips, Uncategorized, What to do in an active shooter situation, Concealed carry class, Firearm training, First time gun owner training, Gun safety class, Gun safety classes, Gun safety training, Gun safety training classes for businesses, Gun training classes near me, Gun training courses, How to shoot a gun for the first time, How to shoot a pistol for beginners, How to use a hand gun, Self defense classes, Student courses for gun safety training, Tips from the Trainers, wv

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One of the first questions facing new handgun buyers is guaranteed to spark debate: revolver or semi-automatic?

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Why Get a Concealed Carry Permit in WV?

Jun 4, 2018 11:17:37 AM / by Savannah Ashworth posted in New Shooter Series, Uncategorized, Tips from the Trainers

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As of 2016, West Virginia is a “Constitutional carry” state, meaning that any law-abiding adult can carry a firearm concealed without a permit.

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