Owner a firearm requires a few things such as keeping them out of the hands of unauthorized people and getting the training so we know how to use them property and effectively.
When thinking about training and evaluation trainer make sure you know the following
– What is the instructors knowledge of the topic?
– Can the instructor teach the topic effectively?
– Are YOU ready for this level of training?
– Do you have the proper equipment or will the equipment be provided for the training course?
Although there are a lot of trainers out there, not all trainers are created equally and not all trainers have the same background. Some trainers have law enforcement training, military training, or other certification. Allot of certifications can sound impressive but specialized skills are required to teach different topics. Remember not every member of law enforcement is on the swat team and not every person in military gets Seal training.
This story below highlights why asking a few questions can hopefully prevent you from being hurt during training. The officer in this story died after participating in training and now his department is trying to figure out if that type of training was ever authorized.
Quality training will do more for you than shooting every day.