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Concealed Carry Guidelines: Part 2–The Concealed Carry System

Copyright 2020 by the Spartan Firearms Training Group. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced, edited, or modified without written permission. Spartan Firearms Training Group was formed in 2016. We provide high quality firearms training to help Maryland residents exercise their 2nd Amendment Rights legally and safely. The training we deliver is informed by Maryland
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Carrying Concealed Guidelines: Part 1

Copyright 2020 by the Spartan Firearms Training Group. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced, edited, or modified without written permission. Spartan Firearms Training Group was formed in 2016. We provide high quality firearms training to help Maryland residents exercise their 2nd Amendment Rights legally and safely. The training we deliver is informed by Maryland
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7 Ways To Protect Your Family During A Home Invasion

Home invasions are often confused with home break-ins or burglaries.  Home invasions are far more dangerous and potentially more brutal than burglaries.  Not all home invasions turn deadly, but some do. Homes are invaded by thugs who know you have substantial amounts of cash in the house, know you have firearms, or who are looking
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Ethical Principles for Firearms Instructors

Firearms trainers must have a solid base of ethical principles to guide their training. Firearms training in the classroom requires trainers to have up-to-date state of the art knowledge and training skills. Training on the range requires trainers to have firearms handling and marksmanship skills so they can demonstrate and teach shooting skills (that is,
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Dry Practice to Increase Firearms Proficiency

(Most striker-fired semi-automatic handguns can be dry fired. Some single-action revolvers cannot be dry fired. If you are not sure if you can dry fire your handgun please check your owner’s manual or call the manufacturer. We have Glocks, HK’s and Wilson Combat striker-fired handguns and we dry fire all of them.) Dry practice, sometimes
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Stronger People Are Harder To Kill

This article addresses the need to get yourself in shape so you can survive an armed or unarmed deadly force encounter. You will not find specific exercises to develop your strength or aerobic capacity. Rather, you will read about why getting in shape is important and how it can help you survive a deadly force
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Defensive Shooting: Part 4–Trigger Manipulation, Recovery, and Follow-Through

We discuss effective trigger manipulation, recovery, and follow-through in this article. Effective trigger manipulation controls the trigger and presses it smoothly and effectively until the shot breaks. Recovery happens when you take a shot, the gun recoils, and then you bring the handgun sights back onto the target with the front sight crystal clear and
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Defensive Shooting: Part 3–Sight Alignment and Sight Picture

Sight Alignment and Sight Picture   [Disclaimer:   Nothing in this article should be understood as a substitute for training with a qualified and certified firearms instructor. If you have a concealed carry permit and if you carry your handgun on a daily basis you must train to use the gun in defensive shooting situations. 
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Defensive Shooting: Part 2–Grip

Gripping A Handgun Acquiring a strong and correct grip on a handgun (pistol or revolver) is an important element of accurate shooting. Some argue that effective trigger manipulation is more important than a strong grip. We believe that if your grip is weak then manipulating the trigger correctly won’t help your accuracy. The combination of
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