Firearms Training Central was proud to host Defense Techniques Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado on the last weekend of April, 2018. We spent two days building our defensive carbine skills from the ground up. Firearms Training Central is working in partnership with Civilian Gunfighter and we have posted a full report on the class on…

Of all of my friends and co-workers that own guns, I can count on one hand the number that have taken more than the basic class required to get their permit. I can only speculate at the reasons for this, but instead, I want to talk about why you should spend your hard earned time…
Gear Quality Matters As of this writing, I have logged over 400 hours of training in firearms (pistol, carbine, shotgun), edged weapons, empty hands, medical, and legal aspects of self-defense.  Most of that training time has been with firearms, be it “fundamentals” type classes or more “tactics” oriented. I mention this to give the reader…

Texas has no shortage of firearms instructors. It can be hard to narrow down what you’re looking for with so many choices. This week I sat down with one of those instructors, Mike Duff of Group 6 Training out of Dallas, Texas. Mike served for 32 years as police officer including SWAT, narcotics and as…