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Tips for Choosing a Firearm

gun-1-282243-mWhen it comes to choosing a firearm, there are many choices in today’s market. However, it’s important to consider s few things before settling for the first firearm you see. When you’re ready to buy your first firearm, consider the following:

  • Find a knowledge firearm store. When you enter a firearms store, the salesman should be friendly, knowledge, and helpful. A good salesman will be able to answer any and all of your questions, and help you make an informed buying decision.
  • Try to find a range or facility that will let you rent different handguns, so you can get a feel for which best suits you.
  • If your firearm is for concealed carry, know the attributes that make a good carry gun. Light and thin, often equates to more comfortable carrying.
  • Do your research and learn about the many firearms manufacturers that exist. It’s very important to consider choosing a brand that is reliable and often garners rave reviews.
  • Most importantly, find a firearm that is a good fit. How does it feel holding the firearm? How does it feel shooting the firearm? The most comfortable you feel with the firearm, the more likely it is that you made the best choice.
  • Make sure the trigger is not too heavy or too light. Does it feel right for you? That’s the most important question to ask yourself.

You don’t go and buy a car without a test drive, and the same should hold true for a firearm. When you’re looking to get your first firearm or polish your skills, don’t forget to take expert Florida firearm courses at Accurate Edge!

Why Choose Accurate Edge for Firearm Safety and Tactical Training?

logo (1)It’s no big secret that signing up for an in-depth firearm safety and tactical course in Florida will make great improvements to your understanding of firearms as well as firearm handling skills. However, there are many other reasons for signing up for a firearms course with Accurate-Edge!

  • The owner of Accurate-Edge has well over 23 years of firearm instructing experience, as well as experience with handling firearms.
  • Accurate-Edge offers flexible scheduling as well as weekday classes. We make it even easier for you to find the time to take a firearms course.
  • We even offer non-firearm personal safety training!
  • Owner is a Florida D and G Licensed Security Force Member.
  • We offer on-location firearms training in Florida with our portable live fire range.
  • Our owner is a retired Navy Auxiliary Security Force Member.

If you’re ready to increase your personal safety, and learn how to properly own and handle a firearm in Jacksonville, Florida, there is no better choice than Accurate-Edge. Our Florida firearm training is world-class, and we aim to teach you the skills you need to greatly improve your personal protection and properly own and operate a firearm.  Contact us for more information today! Since 2005, our team has provided Florida’s best basic and instructor-level firearms and tactical training courses.

NRA LE Instructor Certified

instructor_logoIt’s no secret that Accurate Edge takes pride in offering the very best firearms training courses in Florida. We’re certified in many different NRA certified concentrations, but we’re happy to announce that we are now NRA LE certified! What does this mean?

The NRA established the Law Enforcement Division in 1960 to help provide the law enforcement community a means to certify firearm instructors that can properly instruct members of law enforcement on how to properly handle and execute a firearm.  Today, Accurate-Edge is happy to announce the certification to provide the best in law enforcement and military firearm training. Our state-of-the-art training is even better than before, and we look forward to training current and future members of law enforcement.

We always strive to offer only the best firearms training throughout the state of Florida, and we’re now even better than before.  With an extensive background in firearms, as well as a slew of certifications, you can take solace in knowing you’re receiving only the best and most well-rounded firearms training.  Learn more about our background, and schedule a firearms course today! Contact us for law enforcement training programs that can greatly help achieve your goals of safety, marksmanship, and tactical expertise.

Why Train with a SIRT Laser Training Pistol?

1342133028220_c442bWith a simple design, a SIRT Laser Training Pistols allows for firearm training almost everywhere and anywhere! There are numerous benefits that come with using a SIRT Laser Training Pistol to hone your firearm skills. Below are just a few of the many benefits:

  • Train safer! SIRT Training Pistols don’t fire any projective, and the lasers are not harmful. This makes training safer and presents the trainee many options in terms of where they can practice their skills.
  • A SIRT Pistol weighs the same as a real firearm and handles very similarly. This helps you get comfortable with handling a firearm, and prepare you better to handle an actual firearm once the time comes.
  • SIRT Pistols mimic actual firearms in terms of placing shots on a target and even has a shock absorbing magazine that won’t damage if it hits the floor.
  • The lasers allow for proper training of draws and other pistolcraft skill sets. With a weighted magazine, a SIRT Pistol simulates the weight of gravity of 10 round of 124 grain 9mm ammunition.
  • SIRT Laser Training Pistols are proudly made in the USA!

Take your training to the next level with a SIRT Laser Training Pistol from Accurate-Edge.com.

Rules You Must Follow When Owning a Firearm

handgun-312049_640When it comes to owning a firearm, there many rules you must follow for your own safety. At Accurate Edge, we teach you how to properly handle a firearm, below are important rules every firearm owner should follow.

  • Know your target and what is beyond! It’s incredibly important that you have identified your target and beyond any doubt. Also be very aware of the area your target is in, and never fire in a direction where people are.
  • Know how to handle the firearm safely. We offer the best firearm training in Jacksonville, and can make sure you know the basics when properly handling a firearm.
  • Always make sure your gun is in working order before firing. Regular cleaning and proper storage are very important for the health of your firearm.
  • Use only the correct ammunition for your gun.
  • Wear proper ear and eye protection when firing a gun at the range.
  • Much like driving, never use alcohol or drugs while shooting. It is very important that you are not impaired to any capacity when handling a firearm.
  • Always keep guns in a safe place where they are not accessible to unauthorized persons.
  • Regular cleaning is very important in order for your gun to operate safely and correctly. Proper care not only extends the life of your firearm, but can also ensure your own safety.

Should I Own a Firearm?

iStock_000016161257_LargePeople have varying opinions on beliefs when it comes to owning a firearm, but there are numerous benefits to owning a firearm. Of course, it’s important that you take the time to learn how to properly handle and own a firearm before purchasing one. What are some of the reasons that you should consider owning a firearm and enroll in our Florida firearms training courses?

  • Bad things happen! Of course you can depend on calling 911, but when seconds count and you’re in dire need of self-defense, you’ll be glad that you own a firearm.
  • Guns stop burglars! Last year, it was estimated that Americans used guns more than 498,000 times to frighten away intruders who were attempting to break into their homes.
  • It is a constitutional right to own a firearm!
  • Shooting is a fine sport that can help sharpen your eye-hand coordination and also help you find a new hobby and passion.
  • Nearly fifty percent of households in the U.S. own a firearm, so you won’t be alone.
  • Guns in the home are safe, when gun owners learn and know how to keep guns responsibly.
  • It is up to you to protect yourself and your family. Self-defense is much more honorable than being a victim.

Owning a gun for self-defense is comparable to having insurance. You don’t really count on your house burning in a fire, but the possibility still exists. You also probably never think you’ll need a firearm to protect yourself from an armed robber, but the possibility exists, and it’s better to be prepared and protected than not.

Do I Need to Take A Beginner’s Class to Get My Florida Firearm’s License?

So you’re hoping to get your Florida Concealed Weapon or Fire Arm License, but what do you need to know? At Accurate-Edge, we always stress the importance and need for continuing firearm training and education to help make you a safe and accurate shot! However, you may not need a beginners course to qualify for a Florida firearms license, if you meet the requirements below it’s probably best you enroll in one of our “next level” or intermediate firearm courses to build your knowledge and skill level!

If you demonstrate competence with a firearm by any of the following, you do not need to enroll in a beginner’s class to receive your Florida firearms license:

  • Taken and completed a hunter education and safety course by a Fish and Wildlife revolver-2922_640Commission.
  • Completed a firearms training or safety course by a state-certified or NRA firearms trainer.
  • Have completed military service.
  • Completed any law enforcement firearm safety or training courses.
  • Completion of any NRA firearms safety and training course.
  • Completed any type of safety or training course available to the public offered by a higher education institution or proper training equivalent.

If you meet any of the requirements above, we suggest looking at the many courses we offer to help you better hone your skills. Knowledge is never over, and at Accurate-Edge, we want to help you continue to learn and grow as a passionate firearms enthusiast.

Why Train with a SIRT Laser Pistol?

G2ZN2049-300x200SIRT Laser pistols can help polish your shooting skills and make training a lot of fun. At Accurate-Edge.com we offer a selection of SIRT laser pistols for your training needs. The simple design of SIRT Laser pistols allows training almost anywhere. What are some of the benefits of firearm training using a SIRT laser pistol?

  • There is no firing of any projectile when training with a laser pistol, so you can safely train anywhere.
  • Laser Pistols simulate the weight and gravity of a live fire pistol. These useful tools help you get used to holding and firing a firearm, without actually shooting live ammunition.
  • Laser pistols help you maintain control of a pistol and learn how to properly handle a firearm.
  • The SIRT Laser Pistol was developed for shooters by shooters.
  • SIRT Laser Pistols are simple to use and can help you effectively learn shooting accuracy and handling.

Get “trigger time” anytime and anywhere with a handy SIRT Laser Pistol at Accurate Edge. At Accurate Edge, we proudly carry on-target SIRT Laser Pistols for your firearm training. Contact our Florida based firearm training business today to place your order on a SIRT Laser Pistol to help you polish your firearm handling and firing skills today!

NRA Certified Training for Instructors & More

nra-business-allianceDid you know that at Accurate Edge, we are NRA certified Instructors and not only offer personal firearm training, but top-notch, world-class instructor training as well? Whether looking for firearm instructor training or personal firearm training, it’s often best to choose an NRS Certified Instructor like the ones found at Accurate Edge. Below are a few benefits of learning from an NRA certified Instructor:

· As NRA certified instructors, we possess and demonstrate a strong background in firearm DSC_0319safety and shooting skills through vigorous training.

· We know how to professional demonstrate safe firearm handling skills and have passed the all questionnaires and exercises proctored by an NRA Appointed Training Counselor.

· We are certified for a variety of disciplines, including:

o NRA Basic & first steps pistol, rifle & shotgun

o NRA personal protection in the home

o NRA personal protection outside the home

o NRA “Refuse to Be a Victim” Personal Safety Seminar

o NRA Personal Protection in the Home (Basic Tactical Training)

o NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home (Tactical Training)

o NRA “Refuse to Be a Victim” Personal Safety Seminar

o NRA Range Safety Officer & Chief Range Safety Officer

o NRA’s Advanced Defensive Pistol Mentor Program

If you’re looking for instructor training or want to hone safe firearm skills in Florida, choose Accurate Edge. We take pride in what we do, and make sure every shot counts.

Benefits of Firearm Training

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAre you looking to obtain a Florida concealed carry permit? Perhaps you’re just looking to merely hone your firearm skills from an NRA certified trainer. Whatever reason you decide on to seek out firearms training, there are many advantages. Learning how to properly handle a firearm not only increases your personal protection skills, but can help you find your newest passion. Below are a few advantages of firearms training.

  • Safety– Perhaps one of the biggest advantages of firearms training! Everyone who learns how to use a gun becomes less likely to mishandle it or fire it accidentally. Firearm instruction helps one learn how to properly handle and fire a gun, which can help one develop immaculate firearm skills. At Accurate Edge, we take firearm safety very seriously.
  • Accuracy– Improved accuracy is one of the most significant results from firearm training. By learning how to properly aim and hold a firearm, you’ll have a more accurate shot. Accuracy is important for recreational shooters, law enforcement, soldiers, and even personal protection. At Accurate Edge, we make every shot count.
  • Passion– Recreational shooting is a fun and satisfying hobby! Of course, firearm training is important for those in careers where a firearm is an everyday carry, but recreational shooters can benefit immensely from professional training. Learning how to properly handle, care for, and shoot a firearm can teach discipline, stronger hand-eye coordination, and even open the door for other possibilities. When you’re looking for the best firearm training in Florida, look no further than Accurate-Edge.com.