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Lessons Learned from a Real Life Self-Defense Shooting

http://www.whas11.com/news/crime/video-photos-paint-timeline-of-woman-who-shot-would-be-robber/67991356 There are several points to be made about this story.  Let me start with saying that I’m glad that the female victim is alive, and the bad guy is in police custody.  The reason the female victim is alive

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Should You Carry Concealed at Church?

In light of the recent tragedy in Charleston, SC, where a lone gunman opened fire and killed 9 innocent people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the question needs to be asked as to whether an armed citizen could

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Why is Shield Defense Firearm Training Different?

If you’ve searched for concealed carry classes and found our site, or if you have found us through Groupon, you see that you have several choices for your firearm training and getting your CCW permit.  We know that, and want

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Carjacking – Refuse To Be A Victim

I recently found two good articles relating to carjackings. One relates to Carjacking and Concealed Carry; the other was on the news recently and shows a real world carjacking take place. Both of these articles gives some good advice regarding

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Are you getting that new gun for Christmas?

Tom and Paul at Shield Defense Firearm Training hope you all have a blessed Christmas. For those of you who are lucky enough to get a new firearm from Santa, here’s a good article for those a bit newer to firearms:

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Are you ready for that new gun?

It’s a great time to purchase a new firearm.  Black Friday sales at the big box retailers and sporting goods stores are filled with sales of firearms and accessories. If this is your first gun, are you ready to handle

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When NOT to shoot…

In our Concealed Carry License Class, we discuss in great detail the use of deadly force.  Specifically, we talk about instances when a person legally carrying a firearm can and cannot use deadly force.  Yes, there are some grey areas;

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Home Defense: Harden the Castle or Train the Knight?

This is an excellent article discussing how we need to consider both securing our home as well as our personal training. Home Defense: Harden the Castle or Train the Knight?  

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I’ve got my permit. Why do I need further training?

Some states have stricter requirements than others when it comes to obtaining a CCW license.  Some states have what is known as “Constitutional Carry”, where no permit is needed to carry; open or concealed. Some states, on the other hand,

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Do I need more than one CCW license?

Shield Defense Firearm Training will give you the training to obtain your Wisconsin CCW license. But what if you want to travel to a state that does not honor your shiny new license? Well, you can increase the number of

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