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The Gun Digest Book of Combat Handgunnery - Fifth Edition

Massad Ayoob; Massad F. Ayoob

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ISBN 10: 0873494857 / ISBN 13: 9780873494854
Published by Krause Publications, Inc. - DBI Books, U.S.A., 2002
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255 Pages. Covers have some minor wear to edges. Interior text pages are flawless. The author is one of the most respected firearms trainers in America and brings you nearly three decades of experience on all aspects of self-defense with a handgun. From proper shooting positions to tactical reloads, Ayoob teaches you the skills that will keep you and your family safe in any violent encounter. In addition to the tactical aspects of self-defense he also covers practical information like how to choose the right sidearm and ammunition, how to buy a good used gun and the legal aspects of self-defense with a firearm. Knowledge is power, and if you own a handgun, the information in this book will teach you to use it effectively in any situation. Ayoob is an internationally-known firearms and self-defense instructor. He has taught police techniques and civilian self-defense to both law enforcement officers and private citizens in numerous venues since 1974. He was the director of the Lethal Force Institute in Concord, New Hampshire from 1981 to 2009. He has appeared as an expert witness in several trials and has served as a part-time police officer in New Hampshire since 1972 and holds the rank of Captain in the Grantham, New Hampshire police department. Contents in Fourteen Chapters: The Defensive Combat Handgun An Overview, Enduring Classics, Modern Paradigms, A Blueprint For Learning the Combat Handgun, Maxing Qualifications and Competitions, Combat Handgun Controversies, Defensive handgun Ammunition Selection, Defensive Gunleather Today, Close Quarter Battle, Better Technique Better Performance, Avoiding Mistakes, Accessorizing the Combat Handgun, Beyond the Stereo Types, and Parting Words. Size: 8 1/2" X 11". Bookseller Inventory # 15775

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Title: The Gun Digest Book of Combat Handgunnery - ...

Publisher: Krause Publications, Inc. - DBI Books, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: Fifth Edition.

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Well-known firearms authority Massad Ayoob reports on the latest techniques and available handguns, ammunition, and accessories essential to effective self-defense with a handgun. Covered topics are of vital importance to anyone who has an interest in the tactical use of a handgun. Combat pistols, including semi-automatics and revolvers, are discussed. Readers will learn what to look for in a used handgun, how to build and test necessary skills, and where to find additional training. Combat handgun controversies are thoroughly discussed such as revolvers versus semi-automatics and point shooting versus aimed shooting. New combat handgun tactics and techniques are evaluated and demonstrated including close quarters battle, and combat scan. Enthusiasts will also learn about common mistakes and accidents and how to prevent them. Contains essential information on concealed carry. - Learn about the latest combat handgun techniques, handguns, and accessories - Build and test necessary combat handgun skills - Tactics and techniques are evaluated and demonstrated

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