Paul Carlson

184 Added | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 73 Followers | @PaulCarlsonSSA | Paul Carlson, owner of Safety Solutions Academy, is a professional Defensive Shooting Instructor. He has spent the past decade and a half studying how humans can perform more efficiently in violent confrontations and honing his skills as an instructor both in the classroom and on the range. Through Safety Solutions Academy, Paul teaches a variety of Critical Defensive Skills courses in more than a dozen states annually. Paul is a Senior Outside Instructor for the Combat Focus Shooting Program and is certified to teach Combat Focus Shooting, Combat Focus Carbine and Advanced Pistol Handling. He also is a part of the CFS Instructor Development Team where he has worked with others to develop the Defensive Firearms Coach Program and teaches the DFC Instructor Development Course across the country. Paul is a Charter Member of the Association of Defensive Shooting Instructors. In addition, Paul is the host of the Safety Solutions Academy podcast and has published hundreds of hours of audio and video c

Some California schools sending 'Firearm Safety Fact Sheet' home with students

The fact sheet discourages modifications to toy or replica guns, which, as demonstrated in the case of 13-year-old Andy Lopez, can make a toy gun …

Battle over gun regulations in U.S. heats up after Sandy Hook shooting

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What is the purpose of being armed at grocery?

Regarding: "Moms to Kroger: Time to ban open carry of guns"<p>Most of the comments to this article on The Enquirer's website advocate in favor of being …

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Physical Security: 6 Facts about Safes

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Letter: Luckily, Pennsylvania doctor was armed

To the editor of THE EAGLE:<p>Thanks going out to Dr. Lee Silverman who made the right decision by legally arming himself. He shot convicted felon …

At issue: Open carrying guns

Carrying a pistol in a concealed holster under your jacket requires a permit, 12-hour class and background checks. Strapping a shotgun to your back …

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Cleveland's new gun proposals are just tough talk until legal shootout settles debate

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If You Want to Change the World, This is How You Do It

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Concealed-carry licensing bill restores firing-range training

Ohioans who want a concealed-carry license in Ohio would still have to take at least two hours of live-range training under changes to a Senate bill …

Gun Store Etiquette - A Safety Reminder

I have worked in the firearms industry for some time now. I have also worked retail firearms, and have immediate family that still does. I know that …

Police: Union Twp. resident shoots intruder in self-defense

Posted:Saturday, February 10 2018 10:13 PM EST2018-02-11 03:13:07 GMT<p>Updated:Sunday, February 11 2018 12:04 AM EST2018-02-11 05:04:30 GMT<p>Teenager Red …

More Than One Way to Save a Life

<b>Biloxi, Mississippi</b> (Ammoland) If you follow this site you are likely on board with the idea that you should indeed be armed with the proper tools to …

Shotgun lust: the Remington Versa Max.

Last week I was down in California doing some training for a private group at a members-only range. This was my second teaching trip to this …

Happy Memorial Day?

I’m hanging out at a Memorial Day BBQ, spending time with friends, eating food and drinking drinks and wondering what to post about Memorial Day. It …

Gander Mountain Academy

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