About Valor Training Group

Valor Training Group, LLC is the areas leading training academy. Our dedicated instructors have years of combined experience in law enforcement, military and security. Our instructors are certified by many organizations including the NYS DCJS, NRA Law Enforcement, NRA Civilian, USCCA, NSSF, military and other recognized professional entities. Each also bring a wealth of knowledge from Specialized Units, EVOC, Firearms, Warrants, Drug Task Force and Defensive Tactics and Training. We can always be reached by phone at (585) 705-9750

Holsters: $700 gun, $12 holster, right?

Holsters: $700 gun, $12 holster, right? Holsters: A prospective handgun buyer will spend hours researching which firearm is right for them.  They’ll look at caliber, size, options and cost before making a purchase. Unfortunately, most buyers fail to put for any thought, other than cost, into the holster. Buying the holster is a serious task. [...]

By |2019-05-22T20:49:06-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Civilian|98 Comments

Concealed Carry 102: What Caliber is Right for You?

Choosing the caliber and ammunition for the gun you will carry is very important for more reasons than simply determining how well you can control your handgun. So what caliber handgun is the best? Contrary to what many people may believe, .45 is not the only right answer; as a matter of fact, there really [...]

By |2019-05-22T20:46:38-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Civilian|0 Comments

Shooting stances: Do they matter?

Regardless of your other skills, your stance is the basis for all your shooting fundamentals. January 3, 2017 Stance, the foundation of your shooting platform, is a crucial element that is often overlooked. Fast and accurate shooting with a handgun requires a stable shooting stance that allows the shooter to exercise proper sight alignment, trigger [...]

By |2017-03-03T12:24:49-05:00March 3rd, 2017|Fundamentals|1 Comment

Grip: The first step to accurate shooting

First and foremost, a solid grip makes for a quality shooter. Your grip can make or break your shot the second you press that trigger. Too weak and you won’t control the shot. Too strong and you’ll overcompensate causing your round to travel to destinations unwanted. That grip as important as it is, starts at [...]

By |2017-03-07T12:23:35-05:00March 2nd, 2017|Fundamentals|2 Comments

Breathing Control: Just breathe, right?

Breathing:     For shooters, breathe control is often overlooked. Breathing is an important factor that impacts the accuracy of your shot. You can practice your stance, grip, sight alignment, sight picture all you want, but if one does not breathe properly, you may never hit the target as accurately as possible. The further away [...]

By |2017-03-03T12:23:15-05:00March 2nd, 2017|Fundamentals|41 Comments

Follow Through: The end of the cycle

  Follow Through   Follow Through is the final fundamental of handgun shooting. At this point, once you have fired your handgun the fundamentals start all over again. Starting with your Trigger Reset, Sight Alignment and Sight Picture, and thus start asking yourself these important questions:   Is there still a threat? Can I safely [...]

By |2017-03-03T12:23:38-05:00March 2nd, 2017|Fundamentals|3 Comments

Cover or Concealment: Which is which?

What do both these terms mean? What is the difference between cover and concealment?   Cover are those objects or locations that should be able to stop most bullets from travelling through. For example, a solid concrete wall, a large steel dumpster, the engine block of a large truck.  Think of any heavy item that [...]

By |2017-03-04T17:51:53-05:00March 2nd, 2017|Civilian|0 Comments
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