On Target with New Classes…New Classroom!

We are excited about what God is allowing us to do these days.  First, we now have a classroom that allows us to double our capacity.  With all of that extra elbow room, we can now offer a new class… NRA’s Personal Protection In The Home is a defensive pistol course for experienced shooters.  If […]

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New Bern Gun Show Winner is drawn

Thank you to all of you who stopped by our booth at the New Bern Gun Show.  We met so many people who want to learn more about personal defense.  One of those great persons was a fellow named Robert Rocco.  His name was drawn in our drawing for a Concealed Carry Handgun Class. Al […]

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NC CCH Permit Online Applications (by County)

One of our students recently brought to my attention that both Carteret and Craven County Sheriffs’ Departments had put their CCH permit application online. I knew that there were a few of them that had gone this route, but I didn’t know how many. There are now 33 Counties that do. I’m sure that many […]

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Carrying in different Outfits

Tatiana Whitlock on Personal Protection: Carrying in Different Outfits In this week’s Tips & Tactics episode, Tatiana Whitlock advises how to practice carrying in different types of clothing so you don’t print (show your firearm), and so you’ll feel more confident. Tatiana is a Refuse to Be a Victim® and NRA-certified basic pistol instructor, trained […]

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Situational Awareness When Carrying Concealed

Tatiana Whitlock on Personal Protection: Situational Awareness When Carrying Concealed “The concealed carry firearm is not an invisible shield. Just because you have it on you, doesn’t mean that it’s there to protect you in its dormant state.” In this week’s episode of Tips & Tactics, Tatiana Whitlock stresses the importance of fine-tuning your situational […]

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Transition with a Handheld Light

Tatiana Whitlock on Personal Protection: Transition with a Handheld Light If you find yourself in a personal defense situation, the reality is you’ll probably be in a nighttime setting such as a dark parking lot. To combat this, Tatiana suggests always carrying a handheld light. Tatiana Whitlock is a Refuse to Be a Victim® and […]

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Target Analysis Help

In just about any given class, there is almost always, someone who has never shot before.  I love this kind of student because they have no bad habits to break.  They are usually very eager and sometimes a bit nervous to get started with their firearms training journey.  That journey is vital to survival in […]

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From the Carteret County Sheriff’s Dept…

This is a new procedure.  I have personally verified this with Detective H. Pendergrass by phone today.  These charges are for your mental health record check.  The Sheriff’s department nor the State sees none of this.  This merely pays the person doing the research.  Below is an excerpt from the Carteret County Sheriff Department website […]

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