By Bob Owens
The Gunsite Raven keeps watch over the front gate entering the 2,000 acre shooting school.
Originally founded as the American Pistol Institute in 1976, Gunsite Academy is the first firearms training school in the United States, and remains the gold standard by which all other shooting schools are judged.
Not willing to simply rest on their laurels, Gunsite’s instructor cadre has been hard at work developing new courses to stay on top of the relevant issues in an ever-changing world. One of newest and perhaps the most relevant courses for Bearing Arms readers is the inaugural Defense Against Street Crimes course I’ll be attending March 6-11.
Here’s the course synopsis.
The most common issue a Gunsite graduate may encounter in which they will apply the skills learned at the ranch is a crime against their person or the person of another for whom they accept responsibility.
Response to Street Crimes will prepare the student for violent encounters that happen in areas outside the home. Incidents such as road rage, the knockout game, armed robbery, sexual assault and violence of all kinds happen every day. In addition to building upon your basic pistol skills, you will gain the ability to …Read the Rest
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