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Why Does My Pistol Keep Malfunctioning?

Why Does My Pistol Keep Malfunctioning?

Our firearms can endure a decent amount of wear and tear, but they aren’t immune to malfunctions. Like most things, they need to be maintained. By taking the time to learn why pistols most commonly malfunctioning, we can do everything in our power to look after our...

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Is It Hard to Get Your Maryland HQL?

Is It Hard to Get Your Maryland HQL?

Is it hard to get your Handgun Qualification License in the state of Maryland? In many states, purchasing a pistol is a simple as heading to the gun shop and choosing the one you prefer. In Maryland, we have a few extra steps to complete before “pulling the trigger”...

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Why is Basic First Aid Knowledge Essential?

Why is Basic First Aid Knowledge Essential?

Our mission at Soteria is to prepare our trainees to react appropriately and with precision when facing potentially life-threatening situations. While training firearm skills is one way to increase preparedness, it’s worth keeping in mind that expert level shooting...

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3 Common Mistakes New Concealed Carriers Make

3 Common Mistakes New Concealed Carriers Make

Earning your Maryland CCW permit is undoubtedly exciting, but it’s also a big responsibility. In the interest of keeping yourself safe and comfortable, be sure to avoid these common mistakes that new concealed carriers often make. Assuming a Smaller Pistol is the...

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3 Shooting Skills to Focus on for Your Next Training Session

3 Shooting Skills to Focus on for Your Next Training Session

Going to the range to get in some recreational shooting never fails to entertain, and it’s a great way to make sure your shooting fundamentals are kept sharp. Even still, it’s no secret that there’s only so much we can actually do from a small booth in a crowded...

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Are .22LR Pistols a Reasonable Choice for Self Defense?

Are .22LR Pistols a Reasonable Choice for Self Defense?

If you are searching for a pistol for daily carrying or home protection, the caliber of the firearm will be among the first choices you make. While 9mm is a popular favorite because of its nice balance of power, capacity, and reasonable recoil, that doesn’t...

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Immediate Responder Skills That Anyone Should Know

Immediate Responder Skills That Anyone Should Know

When we set out to write this blog, we initially planned to cover immediate responder skills that CCW permit holders or individuals interested in hobby shooting should know. However, while each of these responder skills could reasonably be required in a situation...

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4 New Year’s Resolutions for Shooting Enthusiasts

4 New Year’s Resolutions for Shooting Enthusiasts

The new year is here! New Year’s resolutions are great for self-improvement and personal goals, and they can extend into hobbies too. As such, we have a few shooting goals to keep in mind for the new year! Learn to Clean Your Gun When is the last time you cleaned and...

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