Need ammo for a class? We can help.

Between Covid19, widespread rioting and the looming election, owning firearms for self-defense is no longer a theoretical concept to most people. With people buying guns in record numbers, we’re again seeing a shortage of ammunition – the worst one so far. At QSI, we recog
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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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Force on Force classes cancelled – Live Fire classes still on!

Due to new protective measures being put into place regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, we will will unfortunately have to cancel all scheduled Force on Force classes. Students who have purchased FoF class slots will be credited or provided with a refund. Our next scheduled class will be
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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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