Ballistics Lab 28JUN15

Hopefully you are all having a great summer so far. At least until now it hasn’t been too hot! Those of you who have completed your Concealed Carry training or Home Defense classes with us should remember our discussion on Ballistic Cover. We ALWAYS threat scan through a complete 360 degrees, and at all distances […]

Cyber Monday Update

Seasons Greetings! Hopefully you all had a very Happy Thanksgiving. As we enter in to the colder winter months, please remember to SAFELY practice drawing your pistol from under all of those layers of concealment. If it takes a little longer, don’t forget to increase the “bubble” of awareness around you accordingly. During this busy […]

Just in time for Black Friday Shopping!

Happy Thanksgiving! Just in time for Black Friday Shopping, we have added a new “Shopping and Reviews” tab to the web site. In almost every class, someone asks about the gear, gadgets and publications that we use. Not only have we provided some reviews, you can also click on a link to see these items […]

September Update

Sept 11 Update We just passed the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. Watching footage replays of what happened that day always forces the question: “Are we any more prepared today then we were then?” This is a question each of us needs to answer for ourselves before we can answer as a community […]

Happy Father’s Day!

It is hard to believe that the year is already almost half over. We still have a lot of shooting to do! A number of people have asked about the next open enrollment Utah Non-resident Concealed Firearms Permit (CFP) course. With Father’s Day being Sunday, we didn’t want to run a full two day course, […]

Illinois State Police’s concealed carry priority shifting from applications to compliance

By Tobias Wall Staff Writer Posted Jun. 4, 2014 @ 10:24 pm Five months after the Illinois State Police began accepting concealed carry permit applications, the agency says it has shifted its priority from processing applications to monitoring compliance with the nearly year-old law. Spokeswoman Monique Bond said Wednesday that state police officials in the […]

Why Carry a Concealed Weapon?

FROM THE US Concealed Carry Association— Honest Citizens Carry Concealed Weapons Because Bad Things Can Happen To Good People -Anytime, Anywhere. Many honest citizens know this, and they know that when seconds count, the police are minutes away—at best! These honest citizens take responsibility for their own safety and choose to carry a concealed weapon […]

Rush is on for concealed-carry gun permits

The first of what is expected to be a wave of 400,000 applications for permits to carry concealed weapons in Illinois will flood the state police website this week as gun owners navigate requirements to obtain a permit and rules on when and where they can carry a gun. In July, Illinois became the last […]

Concealed carry permit applications accepted online by Illinois State Police

llinois residents can officially apply for a permit to carry a concealed weapon. The Illinois State Police began accepting applications on its website Sunday, though it could be months before anyone will actually be allowed to possess the firearms. State Police have up to 90 days to approve or deny applications, as long as […]