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Selecting a Handgun for Self-defense

June 4, 2012


The first thing you should do is assess your needs.  Why are you purchasing a handgun, and what functions does it need to serve?  Only consider handguns that fulfill your needs.  Note that a handgun (vs. a long gun) is your first line of defense because it is small, light, portable, and concealable; it can […]

Does Your Handgun Fit Your Hand?

April 28, 2012


Do you know how to determine whether a handgun fits your hand?  This is crucial when you purchase a handgun.  Just as you need shoes that fit your feet in order for you to be able to walk comfortably, you need a handgun that fits your hand in order for you to be able to […]

Introduction to the Turnipseed Technique

February 19, 2012


Handgun The Turnipseed Basic Stance is taught in the Introduction class.  It is a natural, balanced, and relaxed posture that makes shooting more comfortable and thus makes it easier to hit your target.  The basic stance is the foundation and prerequisite for all long arm and advanced handgun techniques (“wax on, wax off”).  In a […]

Snubby Revolver

February 17, 2012


S&W Model 642 Since S&W introduced the model 36 in 1950 at the International Police Chiefs Association meeting Its been one of the most sought after little revolvers in history. Police departments bought “J” frames by the thousands for Detectives while the civilian market purchased them for home defense. Shop owners purchased them to protect their […]