FTA Member Warren Wilson is an excellent instructor who enjoys working with new students, including those students who have anxiety issues, He shares the insight that he has developed in dealing with phobic students in this article.

Posted: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Steve Moses interviews FTA Member Warren Wilson of defensivetrainingservices.com based out of Enid, OK.

Posted: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Steve Moses interviews marketing professional and firearms instructor Tiffany Johnson about some things trainers can do to grow their business.

Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Steve Moses goes into the history of the Firearm Trainers Association and introduces the FTA Members to the team that will act on their behalf in the event of a third-party claim.

Posted: Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Steve Moses discusses the danger posed to concealed carriers by violent actors armed with blunt instruments and how instructors might address it with their students.

Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2021

Steve Moses interviews FTA Member Brian Hill. Brian is the owner and lead instructor for The Complete Combatant company in Dahlonega, Georgia.

Posted: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Wayne Dobbs is one of the best firearms instructors that I know. Part Two of the article on why firearm trainers might want to consider teaching the Muzzle Wobble Drill to their students discusses why Wayne thinks the drill might work so well and a another drill that he teaches in conjunction with it that helps students understand an imperfect sight picture is perfectly acceptable at short ranges as long as it is accompanied by a strong grip and reasonable trigger control.

Posted: Thursday, January 28, 2021

Wayne Dobbs is one of the best firearms instructors that I know. Part One of this articles introduces (or re-introduces) Wayne Dobbs and describes the Muzzle Wobble Drill and how it can help the students understand that a perfect sight picture is not necessary at close distances as it is accompanied by a strong grip and reasonable trigger control.

Posted: Thursday, January 28, 2021

Steve Moses discusses the importance of actually working from concealment in basic concealed carry classes.

Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

FTA is the presenting sponsor of the Larry Vickers Podcast. In this episode Larry interviews world class pistolsmith Jason Burton of Heirloom Precision.

Posted: Thursday, January 14, 2021

Steve Moses looks at the "Fence" position as taught by Craig Douglas of Extreme Close Quarters Concepts.

Posted: Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Steve Moses looks at some positive aspects of including unarmed defensive tactics into traditional handgun classes.

Posted: Thursday, January 7, 2021

Jeremy Tye looks at why repeating the same drills over and over in one range session may not be the best plan.

Posted: Thursday, December 31, 2020

Steve Moses looks at teaching students the possible negative legal consequences that can occur from making a bad choice to display their firearm.

Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Steve Moses looks at the responsibility instructors have to put out good information.

Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2020

Steve Moses looks at teaching struggling students.

Posted: Thursday, December 10, 2020

Steve Moses looks at the challenges of teaching students when to shoot in self-defense.

Posted: Thursday, December 10, 2020

In the final part of this series Jeremy Tye looks at how competition can help to improve the mental aspects of shooting.

Posted: Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Steve Moses looks at teaching movement in CCW Classes.

Posted: Thursday, December 3, 2020

Jeremy Tye looks at how shooting in competition can help you learn what gear and techniques can be effective and improve your skill set.

Posted: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Jeremy Tye looks at why shooting in competition can improve the physical skills needed to use a firearm effectively.

Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Jeremy Tye looks at why shooting in competition makes him a better professional firearms trainer.

Posted: Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Steve Moses go over his reasons for joining FTA and why other professional firearms trainers should consider it.

Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2020

WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?

Any firearms trainer who is also a writer that believes that he or she is a subject matter expert on virtually everything other trainers might actually find value in is in dire need of counseling, medication, or both. The following article is being written by someone who knows that their knowledge in this area is lacking.



I have been writing firearm and training articles for several decades, the majority of which were based upon prior training that I had taken, written material that other trainers had produced, interviews, or just old-fashioned research. I have also been teaching defensive firearm classes since 1994 and marketing my own classes since 1996. During that time, I have also been a student many times in classes taught ...

Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2020

The ammunition shortage has had a major impact upon that subset of concealed carriers who realize that mere ownership of a firearm does not equip with them the critical knowledge and skills to competently deal with violent criminal attackers.

Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2020

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