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Split 2nd Tips: How to Escape from a Car Trunk

    Split 2nd Tips: How to Escape from a Car Trunk Did you know that in 2000, the National Highway Safety Administration passed a federal law requiring all new passenger cars with trunks to be equipped with a release latch inside the trunk compartment beginning September 1, 2001? That was more than 20 years ago now! In the event you ever find yourself inside a trunk (unless it’s a REALLY old… Read More »Split 2nd Tips: How to Escape from a Car Trunk

    Why Women Should Consider Women-Only Firearm Classes

      Why Women Should Consider Women-Only Firearm Classes Women-only firearm classes have become one of the most popular ways for women to get comfortable using a gun. At Split 2nd Training, we believe women should not only understand the basics of firearms, but try to disconnect the negative stigmas and associations around women only needing guns for protection. This association that women should only handleguns in life-or-death situations can lead to… Read More »Why Women Should Consider Women-Only Firearm Classes

      How to Treat a Firearm with Respect

        How to Treat a Firearm with Respect If you’ve ever gone to a firearm class or looked into gun safety, you’ve probably heard the phrase “treat your firearm with respect.” But what does that mean? How do you treat an inanimate object like a living thing? At Split 2nd Training, we teach people of all backgrounds how to treat their firearms with respect. Here are the practical, tangible ways you… Read More »How to Treat a Firearm with Respect

        4 Reasons Civilians Should Take a Tactical Training Class

          4 Reasons Civilians Should Take a Tactical Training Class When most people hear the words “tactical training,” they probably picture rolling on the ground with a gun or military-style room clearance. While Tom Cruise might do that in a Mission: Impossible film, that’s not exactly what a tactical training class would involve. Here are some reasons civilians should take tactical training classes like the ones offered by Split2nd training: 1… Read More »4 Reasons Civilians Should Take a Tactical Training Class

          Common Misconceptions about Women and Guns

            4 Common Myths and Misconceptions about Women, Guns and Training At Split 2nd Training, we’ve heard these misconceptions about women in shooting sports for as long as we’ve been in business. It’s high time these myths get busted. Here are four of the most common we hear and the facts that dispel those myths. Women should only learn to shoot for self-defense.  It’s easy for organizations to lean into the… Read More »Common Misconceptions about Women and Guns

            Most Important Rules in Firearm Safety

              Critical Rules in Firearm Safety Whether it’s your first time handling a firearm or your 400th time out at the range, these rules will always apply to keeping you and those around you safe. Nearly 500 people die each year unintentionally by guns. This can come from children seeing the gun as a toy, someone not realizing a gun’s safety is off, not realizing someone is behind a target, and… Read More »Most Important Rules in Firearm Safety

              The Importance of Firearm Safety Training

                The Importance of Firearm Safety Training You may think gun ownership is rare in the United States, but it definitely is not. More than 70 million people in the United States claim to own a firearm. That is about 22% of the total population!  From those 70 million firearm owners, just about 18 million have a concealed carry license. Responsibility of Concealed Carry Permit Concealed carry permits can be a… Read More »The Importance of Firearm Safety Training

                Tactical Training, Guns, and Women

                  Tactical Training, Guns, and Women “You fight like a girl.” One of the most common yet outdated statements heard amongst our everyday activities like sports and tousling. It’s moments like these that show how even our language reflect the perception of women being the weaker sex.  For too long women have been the target of attacks in public areas like parks and sidewalks, but also in hidden parts of our… Read More »Tactical Training, Guns, and Women

                  The History of Concealed Carry in Florida

                    The History of Concealed Carry in Florida Having the ability to protect yourself at a moment’s notice is of great importance, but when did the right to do so through concealed carry come to pass in Florida? We’re here to go over the history of the law and why it’s so important to its residents today.  The right to bear arms was in fact one of the forefront rights that… Read More »The History of Concealed Carry in Florida