Semi-Automatic Pistol Components and Operations

Operating Single and Double-Action Semi-Automatic Pistols

About Ammunition

Cleaning your Pistol or Revolver

Federal Gun Laws, Self-Defense, Stand your Ground, Castle Defense, and other Colorado Gun Laws

Federal Gun Laws and Acts

Nevada Gun Laws

Use of Deadly Force in Reno

Carrying Concealed in Reno

The Defensive Mindset

The Four Stages of Mental Awareness

Avoiding Confrontations

Responding to an attack

Non-Lethal Self Defense Options

Cover and Concealment

Basic Pistol Shooting Skills

Fundamentals of Shooting a Pistol

Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting Stances

Common Pistol Stoppages

Using Your Firearm for Self-Defense

When you must Shoot

After a Shooting Occurs


This section of our education series addresses commonly debated positions or misunderstood topics related to gun ownership. 

WARNING: These are very pro-gun, second-amendment opinions related to every citizens right to carry and protect themselves with a


If an unarmed citizen feels safer waiting for the police to arrive, as their children, family, and self are under attack, brutally raped or

murdered--we honor and respect their position.

By the same standard, if an armed citizen chooses to include a firearm as part of their personal self-defense plan, we ask you respect

their opinion as well.

Why Carry a Pistol?

Where can you Carry Concealed?

"No Guns Allowed" Signs

The 21 Foot Rule

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Reno Nevada Gun and Firearms Education

This section of our web site offers basic firearm education topics to the public. As always, should you have a "legal" question, we suggest you contact a local Reno Nevada attorney, who can inturpret the law and apply it correctly for your particuilar situation. This section is not designed to be a "replacement" for formal firearms training, it is simply designed to support and reilliterate the "basic" principles of safe gun handling.

Essential Gun Safety Practices and Responsibilities


Basics of Firearm Safety

        Rules for using a Gun

        Safe Storage of a Firearm

Firearm Basics

Common Pistol Information
Revolver Components and Operation
Operating Single and Double-Action Revolvers