2022 Schedule Updated!

2022 is shaping up to be one of our best years ever! We’ve got multiple Force on Force classes scheduled, including Self Defense, Mass Murder and Terrorism Incidents, Low-Light, Partner Tactics and Team Tactics. Our popular Building/Area Search and Escape is returning as well! W
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Low Round Count Practice: the 5-50 Drill

If you’re carrying a gun for self-defense, it’s incumbent on you to practice with it and maintain a certain level of skill. With ammunition costs skyrocketing (and likely to get worse thanks to inevitable gun control proposals), your practice needs to be worth the time and
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Partner and Small Team Tactics Course

QSI Training has always focused our classes on individuals acting in self-defense. However, our more advanced students have been asking for something more. Recent events in Minneapolis and elsewhere have made the need for this next level of training apparent. In October 2020, we’
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What’s Wrong with Hybrid Holsters

They show up in our classes like bad pennies – a hybrid holster using a leather (or worse, neoprene) backer with a kydex outer shell. There are a variety of makers who sell these to the unsuspecting public, but Alien Gear is probably the best known. These holsters have several f
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Covid-19 Guidelines for Upcoming Classes

QSI has a broad base of students and staff, some of whom are at high risk if infected with Covid-19. To minimize risk, we request that everyone adhere to these guidelines. If you have any questions of suggestions, please let us know! Students who are sick WILL NOT be allowed to attend
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COVID-19 Update

As with everyone else, the Covid-19 outbreak has affected our business. Here in Minnesota, we face multiple challenges – social distancing in classes where we traditionally interact closely with students, and the current “Stay At Home” order which has closed many gun
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QSI’s Facebook page can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/qsifirearms/
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Thoughts on the MAG-40 Accidental Discharge

Quite a few people have asked me about Ayoob’s accidental discharge at a recent MAG40 class. Short story: Ayoob wanted to demonstrate a trigger press to his students, so he borrowed a student’s pistol, by his own admission failed to clear it properly, and unintentionally f
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Weapon Policies and Workplace Liability

Random thoughts on workplace carry policies and civil liability.   Fears of “liability” are usually invoked in defense of gun-free zones, but do these policies really protect the business from liability? SCENARIO ONE: Your workplace allows people with permits to carry. A d
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Exciting Training Opportunity from QSI and One Defense

QSI and One Defense have teamed up to host John and Vicki Farnam This coming July 7-8, 2018, One Defense and QSI Training will host legendary trainers John and Vicki Farnam in Morristown, Minnesota. We have partnered for two courses that will cater to the needs expressed by our studen
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