Rick Sindeband, Certified Firearms Instructor
700 W 6th St, Pueblo, CO 81003 719.821.3958

What's in This Months Issue:

The New Year
Hunters Safety Exemption (Don't Miss Out)
Defensive Pistol Course
Free Gun Cleaning Class February 2021

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The New Year

Many of us have seen great tragedy this past year with sickness in our families and finances stretching to their limits be it personal or business, and we are glad to see the 2020 year end. Make a commitment to yourself and your family in the New Year (2021) to handle your gun with professionalism and safety and avoid firearms tragedies. This is done through practice and education. Practice the fundamentals of gun safety and teach the fundamentals of proper gun handling and safety to your family.

Muzzle direction is the primary rule of gun safety. This rule will save you from all tragedies that can happen with firearms. If you can not manipulate your firearm (Load and Unload) with the muzzle pointed where it belongs then you have to practice or you have the wrong handgun and you need to correct that issue. Never practice these techniques with live ammo. Always use dummy rounds.

Be sure that if you live with someone that should not have access to your firearm or ammunition that you store them properly. 2020 was a crazy year many things happened that we have never seen before. Let's make 2021 a great year.

**Hunter Safety Exemption**

Get your Hunters Safety card now without having to schedule a class!!

NOTICE: CPW Director Prenzlow grants a temporary exemption to allow hunter education to be delivered online from November 15th, 2020 - February 15th, 2021.

CPW has determined this exemption is necessary due to public health directives and protection of public health, safety, and welfare. This exemption may be extended, subject to review prior to the expiration date listed.
Any student who is at least 11 years old, and finishes this 100% online course (Hunter-Ed.com/Colorado) by February 15th will be fully Hunter Ed certified for life, and no in-person class will be required. Official Colorado Hunter Education cards will be mailed to graduates automatically after course completion.

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Defensive Pistol Course

This class will be offered in the new year to anyone who has a concealed handgun permit and is carrying their firearm on a regular basis. Learn to be more comfortable and confident carrying a gun on a daily basis.

Topics Covered in Class:

•The importance of carrying and using a pistol responsibly and ethically for personal protection
• How the Rules for Safe Gun handling are applied to concealed carry
• Basic principles of concealment
• Presenting a pistol – reholster (Draw and Reholster)
• Mental awareness
• Mental Preparation to develop a defensive mindset for carrying and using a pistol for personal protection
• Techniques for avoiding life-threatening confrontations
• Explain the psychological and physiological changes that may occur during an attack
• Flash sight picture
• Reload under stress
• Clear common pistol stoppages – immediate action drills
• Present a pistol from concealment and reholster
• Cover and concealment
• Present a pistol from concealment and shoot targets at varying distances
• Move off the line of attack and shoot
• Qualify for the Defensive Pistol Certificate (Shooting Required approximately 200 rounds will be needed for practice and qualification)

You will need for class
Strong Side Belt Holster for your pistol
Good Belt for your holster
Eye and Ear Protection
200 Rounds Factory Ammo for your pistol

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Free Gun Cleaning Class February 2021

You should all understand that there are many ways to clean your handgun and they are probably all better than not doing it at all. I am teaching the way I have always done it. The idea is to get all the leftover grunge from the firing cycle out of your gun and to lubricate it so that it runs properly and does not malfunction on you when you need it the most. Many of the modern handguns that we own could probably be fired literally hundreds of times with no cleaning and probably never hiccup even once.
But do we want to take that chance? I personally do not like to carry a fired gun for self-defense. Do I clean my guns after every firing? No many times I don't, but if I fire my everyday carry (EDC) handgun then I always try to clean it right away. Cleaning a gun is like many things in the firearm industry there are a million ways to do it. There is not just one correct way. Find a way that is easy for you and maintain your firearm so that it will work when you need it the most.
Do not go out and buy a cleaning kit......You will want to see what I recommend you get, and I will have some inexpensive cleaning items for sale during these events. February 16th and 17th, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 pm in my classroom. If these dates do not work for you let me know what does and I will try to arrange something different.
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Student Download Page

In class, we talk about the resources of the password-protected downloads page that I have provided my students. I have been working on a new look and new resources for the page. I have been trying to make the information more accessible with categories and organization so it is easier to find what you are looking for. This information is available to my students and not the general public. Great information is available on the legal aspects of concealed carry, training issues, as well as some new information on self-protection coverage and more.

Permit Renewal Reminder

People are still calling me to get their permit back after failing to renew. Remember there are no renewal notices sent to you for your Concealed Handgun Permit Renewal. You can add your renewal information to my database and I will notify you 120 days early so you don't forget. You will have to pay $152 instead of $63 if your permit does not get renewed within the time period allowed by law. SIGN UP FOR RENEWAL REMINDER HERE!!!!.

Retake Concealed Carry Level 1 Class

Maybe you need a refresher on the material presented in the level 1 class. Maybe your just a little rusty and need the proper information so you can be confident about what you can and can't do with your handgun. Discounted for Level 1 students and for anyone who has a Colorado Concealed Handgun Permit. Get up to date information on Colorado rules and regulations and use of force, along with some fundamentals that everyone needs.

Draw and Presentation From The Holster

Each Level 1 graduate of my class is entitled to 2 hours of drawing from the holster training for $25. This is an important skill for your safety and for the safety of others, and to be able to protect yourself and your family if necessary. Our industry only certifies 1 in a hundred instructors to teach draw from the holster. Take advantage of this training and make sure you leave the range with the same number of holes in your body as you were born with. This training is valuable and safe. Remember our indoor range has rules about (drawing from the holster section IV paragraph P) for only $25 you can learn what you need to be successful and safe Sign Up Today
Join The NRA

NRA Membership

NRA membership is something that every gun owner needs to do. Our 2nd Amendment rights are being assaulted every day. The NRA needs your money with the elections coming soon. As an official NRA recruiter, I am offering a reduced rate for one year's membership. We all need each other to be members of this organization. We can not fight the big boys on laws and legislation by ourselves.
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USCCA (United States Concealed Carry Association)

Become a member of the fastest-growing Concealed Carry organization in the world. The USCCA was founded to give Concealed Carry education and legal protection for those who carry a handgun for self-protection in or outside of their home. Your membership includes access to great educational material, a magazine subscription that is not available on the newsstand, and of course legal protection should you ever need to defend your actions in a court of law. Join today and give yourself some peace of mind in knowing that someone has your back. I am a member and Certified Instructor of this great organization and you should consider it also. Carrying a firearm for self-defense puts us all at risk from loss of life, freedom, and of course our finances. Let the USCCA help you with some of those risks
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