3 Days of Handgun – Fundamentals to Fighting – Boulder, MT

DAY 1: Defenders USA’s Grow & Master Handgun Fundamentals is perfect for the brand new or novice handgun user who wants to grow, ability, confidence and skill in their handling, use, and shooting a handgun safely and accurately. This is not a fast paced-class; it is a thoughtful, careful training session in order to build […]

Dry Fire With A Live Gun: A Needed Skill

Bill, Dave, Clint and I were in unform and on-duty in the middle of the night when we were dispatched a priority felony menacing call of a white male who’d walked into the front office of Motel 6 and pointed a handgun at the clerk’s face across the reception counter. The guy reportedly also had […]

Let me tell you about the last seven days…

Let me tell you about the last week till now. It’s been a whirlwind since, with exhaustion set in yesterday in the later afternoon.  Last Thursday and Friday, both Brent Hickmon and Lora Thorson arrived in town for our Fighting Handgun Concepts (FHC) class, Brent from Colorado and Lora from Montana. These are two of […]

Decisional Defender Handgun – Cameo, CO

Decisional Defender – Handgun Your defensive use of force encounter will be full of variables that are both known and unknown. Operational performance in these encounters is hinged on you making the best decisions possible under stress, fear and adrenaline. Mentally preparing yourself can give you the the edge to win that fight for your […]

Where’s my dot?!

This last weekend, I taught a Handgun Speed, Accuracy & Movement class in Mesa, AZ. I shouldn’t have; I was recovering from a recent surgical procedure so tried to take it easy throughout but well…I paid for it during and later. Anyway, during that class, it started raining. It wasn’t a tropical torrent, but it […]

Organized Noise

My older sister, Wendy, is a concert pianist who’s been playing since quite young, so I grew up to the sounds of a jangling piano. At times, I hated that sound but then my ear began to hear the growing skill through a lot of struggles. Eventually the noise became that of captivating beauty, a […]

Concealed Fighting Handgun – Mesa, AZ

Concealed Fighting Handgun – Mesa, AZ This Fighting Handgun Concepts course is perfect for defensive handgun carriers to develop handgun skills for the defensive gunfight. This is course is excellent for those who seek to refine advanced shooting skills and go far beyond where most training goes while utilizing your normal carry gear. This course […]

Fighting Handgun Concepts – Sherwood, OR

This Fighting Handgun Concepts: Speed, Accuracy, Movement, Unconventional Positions, Decisional Engagements & Defending Others will be taught by Defenders USA’s Adam Winch. This is normally a two-day training event so we will get as far as we can during the one day that we have. This training event will be held at the beautiful Tri-County […]

Fighting Handgun Concepts – Cameo, CO

This Fighting Handgun Concepts: Speed, Accuracy, Movement, Unconventional Positions, Decisional Engagements & Defending Others will be taught by Defenders USA’s Adam Winch. This training event will be held in Bay 9 at the Cameo Shooting & Educational Complex, following the incredible AG&AG 2024 National Conference (“A Girl & A Gun”). https://cameosec.org/ Range Fee:  There is […]

Fighting Handgun Concepts 1 – Cameo, CO

Fighting Handgun Concepts 1 This Fighting Handgun Concepts course is perfect for defensive handgun carriers to develop handgun skills for the defensive gunfight. This is course is excellent for those who seek to refine advanced shooting skills and go far beyond where most training goes while utilizing your normal carry gear. The curriculum is intended […]