Category: Gun Safety

  • Fundamentals of Marksmanship

    If you are just starting your firearms training journey, the most important lessons to becoming a good shooter are the fundamentals of Marksmanship. The fundamentals of Marksmanship include sight alignment and sight picture, stance, grip, trigger control, and proper breathing techniques.

  • 6 Things Your Range Bag Must Have

    Ammunition As a concealed carry handgun owner, having the proper ammunition for your handgun is critical! Not just ammunition, but the ‘correct’ ammunition for your handgun. The type of ammunition required is usually stamped on the barrel of the handgun. Make sure that the cartridge has the same caliber stamped into the foot of the…

  • Get Over your Fear of Handguns – May Did!

    Although she was raised around handguns, during May’s class introduction she told us that both her dad and her brothers owned handguns, shotguns, and rifles. Still, May remained terribly afraid of handguns. May recently decided that the thought of owning a handgun was not a bad idea. She admitted she had recently visited a local store…

  • Hoplophobia – Irrational fear of Firearms

    Hoplophobia is an irrational concern of firearms, for hoplon actually means weapon and phobia means irrational fear. Throughout the years, I’ve met many women who upon  learning that I own and carry a handgun say, “I’m Scared of Guns.” My reply is always, “I’m afraid to not have my gun.”

  • What happens in Concealed Carry Handgun Class

    A North Carolina Concealed Carry Handgun permit allows you to legally carry a handgun on your body or in a personal tote such as backpack, briefcase, or handbag. NORTH CAROLINA FIREARMS LAWS defines Concealed Carry “about the person” which means it must be concealed on the person or within arm’s reach of the person.