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Self Defense Training: En Garde!

Front Sight Firearms Training Institute, the authority on self defense training, armed or otherwise. Whether it comes as a surprise or not, whether one agrees or not, the fact remains that Dr. Ignatius Piazza's $25 million, 550-acre luxury gated community located near Las Vegas, Nevada is the best place to get training in how to defend oneself, from armed and unarmed assailants.

While Front Sight does have a very heavy focus on firearms training, unarmed combat is just as vital to self defense training as handgun training is. Dr. Ignatius Piazza, a former California chiropractor, sees gun training as just that: self defense training. And why not? If one is more protected from punches, kicks, grabs and holds by getting unarmed combat training, wouldn't it follow that one is more protected from bullets, shots and armed assailants if one receives firearms training?

In an interview for Black Belt Magazine, one martial arts instructor had this to say about the necessity for both armed and unarmed self defense training: “The older we get, the more necessary it becomes to level the disparity of force between us and a younger, bigger, stronger, faster opponent. Your natural weapons should be your first line of defense when deadly force is unnecessary or when you are ambushed and need time to deploy deadly-force weapons. But when your life is on the line, a firearm may be the only thing that will equal the odds.” –Kevan Matthews, Jeet Kune Do instructor.

Front Sight's philosophy is in accord with Mr. Matthews': one needs self defense training, both armed and unarmed in order to keep oneself and others safe. Front Sight is led by a master, and its instructors are all experts. Visit for yourself and learn to be your own protector.

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