The VFT Blog

May 22, 2019

The 4 Universal Gun Safety Rules, Plus a Few More You Should Follow

Protecting myself and those I care about is what first interested me about firearms. Given my goal of being more safe in more situations, it’d be […]
May 11, 2019

NM Fingerprint Requirements

This is a quick note about the fingerprint requirements for New Mexico CCW. All of this is written in the NM Booklet, but let me break […]
May 11, 2019

DSF – My Own Experience

     In the Summer of 2018, I started teaching USCCA’s Defensive Shooting Fundamentals (DSF).  A learned a few of the ideas and concepts years prior, but […]
April 27, 2019

Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9MM – Is this the right gun for you?

As I continue to build this business up, I find myself using excuses to buy guns I might not otherwise buy. Now, the more I am […]
April 27, 2019

VFT Fees Schedule

Vigilant Firearms Training Fees Schedule
April 26, 2019

CCW for LEO / Military in NM

The State of New Mexico has some benefits for military members and law enforcement officers when it comes to concealed carry licensing.  There are no application […]
April 26, 2019

Anticipating the Shot

Recently, I had a student attending a Basic Handgun Shooting course after he attended a conceal carry course with another instructor. He said he wanted to […]
April 26, 2019

One of the First Gun Lessons

From the early days of my career, I was taught the sequence for the Gatlin gun.  Feed, Chamber, Lock, Fire, Unlock, Extract, Eject.  I needed to […]
April 23, 2019

Welcome to the VFT Blog!

Here we’ll share news, tips & tricks, USCCA information, as well as New Mexico specific updates on firearms safety and concealed carry laws.
April 26, 2019

One of the First Gun Lessons

From the early days of my career, I was taught the sequence for the Gatlin gun.  Feed, Chamber, Lock, Fire, Unlock, Extract, Eject.  I needed to […]
April 23, 2019

Welcome to the VFT Blog!

Here we’ll share news, tips & tricks, USCCA information, as well as New Mexico specific updates on firearms safety and concealed carry laws.
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