How to Select a Basic Handgun Training Class

How to Select a Basic Handgun Training Class

TTC — New Jersey’s BEST Handgun Training This blog was created to provide some guidance for the person considering the purchase of a handgun.  Handgun purchasing and education for the new or new-to-be shooter can be somewhat intimidating and even a little...
The Defensive Shotgun

The Defensive Shotgun

As a firearms and tactics trainer, I often hear, “I like a shotgun for home defense because I can just point it in the direction of the threat.” This statement is a potentially dangerous fallacy. Without knowing the pattern of your shot shell (the measurement of your...
Trigger Finger Discipline

Trigger Finger Discipline

Trigger Finger Discipline: The practice of keeping your finger “off the trigger” until your sights are on target and you are ready to discharge the firearm. Trigger finger discipline may be one of the more difficult safety rules to follow. Your fingers and thumb are...
Muzzle Discipline

Muzzle Discipline

What is Muzzle Discipline? Muzzle discipline is the practice of keeping the muzzle of a firearm pointed in a safe direction at all times.  When on a firing range, the muzzle must always be pointed “down range” towards the range backstop, even when not in use.  The...