Defensive Handgun Skills: Your Guide to Fundamentals for Self-Protection

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Gun Digest Books, Sep 15, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 128 pages
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Considering buying a self-defense handgun? Have questions about concealed carry? Don't know where to turn? It's All Here – in Defensive Handgun Skills! Written by certified firearms trainer David Fessenden, Defensive Handgun Skills is a simple, easy-to-follow guide to the techniques involved in carrying and using a defensive handgun. Written for the beginner, Defensive Handgun Skills contains a wealth of valuable information, including Handgun Safety Gripping the Handgun The Combat Stance Loading and Reloading Aiming to Hit And Much More! For a simple, illustrated approach to learning the essentials of using the self defense handgun, there's no better volume than Defensive Handgun Skills!
 

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Contents

Preface
6
Introduction
9
The Definition of Defensive Handgun Skills
11
The History of Defensive Guncraft
15
Gun Safety
21
Coopers Enduring Principles
33
Legal Considerations
41
The Combat Mindset
43
The Grip
81
The Stance
91
The Presentation
93
Sight Alignment Sight Picture and Trigger Control SST
97
Trigger Control
99
Reloading Drills
103
Malfunction Clearances
107
After Action Drills
113

Weapons and Gear
51
Training
65
Unloading and Loading the Handgun
72
The Ready Position
79
The Future of Defensive Handgun Skills
117
Interesting And Useful Odds And Ends
119
Glossary
124
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David Fessenden is a gun collector and firearms instructor who holds an NRA Trainer certification in pistol, rifle, and shotgun. He is a graduate of the prestigious Front Sight Firearms Training Institute in Pahrump, Nevada. He now provides private defensive firearms instruction for a variety of corporate and individual clients in Colorado.

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