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This page is dedicated to key Articles of Interest that are useful for Instructors as well as shooters at any level.  Simply click the link and you'll be taken directly to that article.  (Note: this will take you away from Florida Firearms Instructor web)  Enjoy!

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ARTICLES VIDEOS HOW-TO VIDEOS

ARTICLES:

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Mantis X10 Elite: Training Speed and Accuracy, July 21, 2020 (Gun Digest)

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Secrets of Handgun Grip, July 12, 2020 (NRA Family)

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Skills Check: The Wizard Drill, July 9, 2020 (NRA Shooting Illustrated)

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Should You Prep the Trigger?, July 8, 2020 (NRA Shooting Illustrated)

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Gun Background checks hit record high in June, July 2, 2020 (Fox News)

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Minneapolis Not-So-Nice: Armed Security for City Council, Not Citizens, June 30, 2020

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Trigger Control: How to Make Every Shot Count, June 30, 2020 (NRA Family)

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Get a Grip (Angle, That Is), June 11, 2020 (NRA Family)

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Practicing for Concealed Carry, NRA Family, May 31, 2020

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First-Time Gun Buyer Explain How Cornoavirus Changed Their Politics (Washington Beacon)

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Tips & Techniques: Safe Gun Holstering, NRA American Rifleman, May 2, 2020

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CCW Gun Maintenance: 7 Must-Know Tips, NRA American Rifleman, May 1, 2020

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Legal Information for Concealed-Carry Permit Holders, NRA Family, May 1, 2020

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7 Pistol Shooting Tips for People With Arthritis, NRA Family, April 28, 2020

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How & Why You Should Keep Both Eyes Open While Shooting, NRA Family, April 22, 2020

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Dry Fire Practice, Guns & Ammo, April 22, 2020

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Top 5 Cleaning Tips to Keep Your Pistol Pristine, NRA Shooting Sports USA, April 21, 2020

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Cleaning Guns for Accuracy, Guns & Ammo, April 21, 2020

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What to Look for in a Trainer, NRA Shooting Illustrated, April 19, 2020

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The NRA: Your Resource for Firearm Training & Knowledge, April 15, 2020 (NRA American Rifleman)

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The Key To High Performance Shooting, April 5, 2020

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COVID-19: How to remove gloves safely, March 31, 2020

bullet President Trump Declares Gun Stores Critical, March 29, 2020 (NRA-ILA)
bullet New Gun Owner Guide: Cleaning, Shooting & Storage, March 24, 2020 (NRA American Rifleman)
bullet Stuck at Home? Dry-Fire Training Devices, March 23, 2020 (NRA Shooting Sports)
bullet New Gun Owner Guide: 3 Essential First Steps, March 20, 2020 (NRA American Rifleman)
bullet Skills Check: Handgun Red-Dot Sighting Skill, March 17, 2020 (NRA Shooting Illustrated)
bullet 5 CCW Tips for Older Armed Citizens, March 6, 2020 (NRA American Rifleman)
bullet What to Look for in a Holster, February 28, 2020 (NRA Shooting Illustrated)
bullet DOJ Study on Gun Show Loophole, February 27, 2020 (Freedom's Lodge) with PDFs
bullet Choosing A Holster to Fit the Fight, January 26, 2020 (Personal Defense Network)
bullet 1911 Pistols & Safe Concealed Carry: How-to NRA Family, July 10, 2019

VIDEOS:

bullet Empty Chamber Carry, (Personal Defense Network, Ron Pincus)
bullet Best Gun Sights for Aging Eyes (Personal Defense Network, Ron Pincus)
bullet Grip your way to better recoil management, Concealed Carry.com
bullet Tips for New Shooters, NRA Shooting Sports USA
bullet Learn the Different Handgun Types, Guns & Ammo
bulletOne-Handed Shooting 5x5 Handgun Series (Mike Seeklander, YouTube)
bulletMastering the Draw Process, 5x5 Handgun Series (Mike Seeklander, YouTube)
bullet Know your gun safety rules (Guns and Ammo)
bullet Minimalist Holster (Personal Defense Network, Ron Pincus)

 

HOW-TO VIDEOS: Cleaning & Lubing

bullet How to Clean AR-15 Magazines: A Quick and Easy Guide, Article, July 20, 2020 (Guns.com)
bullet Glock 26 Cleaning in Under 10 Minutes (YouTube)
bullet Glock's Official Recommended Cleaning & Inspection (YouTube)
bulletSig Sauer P226 Cleaning (YouTube)
bulletSig Sauer P365 Quick Cleaning (YouTube)
bullet Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9mm Cleaning (YouTube)
bullet Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm Cleaning (YouTube)
bullet Springfield XD-9 Cleaning (YouTube)
bullet Shotgun Cleaning (YouTube)
bullet AK-47 Cleaning & Lube (YouTube)
bullet AR-15 Cleaning & Lube (YouTube)

Hope you've enjoyed these articles and videos. If you have any suggestions for articles or videos, please email me.

John Bottomley
NRA Certified Instructor & Training Counselor
Chief Range Safety Officer
Tampa, FL
(813) 787-7120

               

 

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