Insults and Slurs

There’s a new slur in town, courtesy of Bill Mahr.  “Ammosexual.”  It seems to be catching on in social media and elsewhere. When you need to use a slur or insult to describe your political opponents, it’s clear that the logic is draining out of your argument. 
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When Duty Calls

One of the questions we get most often asked in classes is “What do I do with my gun when I am in the bathroom?” The other day I found myself using a fairly secluded restroom and, remembering this, took some quick pictures to illustrate what you should (and shouldn’t) do. So, if we ca
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Do you really have “all the training you will ever need”?

Remember when you were sixteen (maybe older) and got your first driver’s license? What kind of a driver were you? Chances are, you stepped on the brake (and gas) a little harder than you needed to, probably held the steering wheel a little tight, and probably had your fair share
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What to Bring to your first QSI Handgun Class

We’re just a few weeks away from our first Defensive Handgun class of the season, and we wanted to offer some advice to new (and returning) students, based on our experience. WHAT GUN TO BRING First Rule of a Gunfight: Bring a Gun.  The same applies to QSI courses. We strongly recomme
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Advanced Defensive Rifle

Saturday October 7, 2017 – Saturday October 7, 2017 9525 West 230th Street Description: This course is designed to build the skills of QSI Defensive Rifle graduates. The QSI Defensive Rifle or equivalent is a required prerequisite.   If you have questions about prerequisites, pl
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Handgun Partner Tactics

Saturday August 5, 2017 – Saturday August 5, 2017 9525 West 230th Street Description: You carry a gun for self-defense, chances are you also have friends and family who do as well.  This course is designed to teach two-person tactics for self-defense so you and your partner can
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SHOT Show Range Day

We spent Monday at the SHOT Media Day at the range. There were several manufacturers on hand to let us test drive their products. Suppressed firearms were in abundance. Suppressors are legal in 39 states, and the market is opening up more and more to citizens who are not in the milita
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SHOT Show!

Today, the QSI crew will be heading out to the SHOT Show day at the range. We’re looking forward to getting some hands on time with some of the new guns that will be hitting the market. We’re joined by our good friend the Short Barrel Shepherd, who will also be posting upd
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“Utah” begins with “YOU”

We get a lot of questions about Utah Permit to Carry certification. Utah requires certifying instructors to travel to Utah for qualification, and we don’t have any plans to do that soon. Don’t worry, though, our NRA certification covers the sunny state of Florida, which gi
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2014 SHOT Show!

The QSI crew will be again attending the annual Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trades (SHOT) Show the week of January 14-17 in sunny Las Vegas. We’ll be checking out the latest guns and gear and posting daily updates to our blog at www.qsitraining.net and we’ll be joined b
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