Keystone Defense & Training

Forging individuals to be well-trained, vigilant, and prepared. Servicing Central Pennsylvania, Maryland, and the surrounding communities.

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Keystone Defense & Training updated their information in their About section. 07/23/2021

Keystone Defense & Training updated their information in their About section.

Keystone Defense & Training updated their information in their About section.

Shooting ASP's 10-Round Skill Check - USA Carry 06/04/2021

Shooting ASP's 10-Round Skill Check - USA Carry

ASP 10-round drill

String 1: Draw and fire 1 round center mass. Repeat for a total of 2 repetitions.

String 2: Draw and fire 2 rounds to the head.

String 3: Draw and fire 6 rounds center mass.

If you're not using a shot timer, you should invest in one.

https://www.usacarry.com/shooting-asps-10-round-skill-check/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=linkedin_company&utm_medium=USA%20Carry&utm_content=Shooting%20ASP%27s%2010-Round%20Skill%20Check

Shooting ASP's 10-Round Skill Check - USA Carry Taking a swing at Active Self Protection's 10-Round Skills Check. Come see how much I make a fool of myself, and read what I think of it afterwards.

Is Pennsylvania the Next State To Go Constitutional Carry? - USA Carry 06/02/2021

Is Pennsylvania the Next State To Go Constitutional Carry? - USA Carry

https://www.usacarry.com/pennsylvania-constitutional-carry/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=linkedin_company&utm_medium=USA%20Carry&utm_content=Is%20Pennsylvania%20the%20Next%20State%20To%20Go%20Constitutional%20Carry%3F

Is Pennsylvania the Next State To Go Constitutional Carry? - USA Carry Pennsylvania Lawmakers are aiming to allow its residents to conceal carry fi****ms without a license, legislation already receiving bipartisan support.

05/30/2021

Memorial Day is a time to deeply reflect on how we live in the FREEST country in the world and cherish those who paid the ultimate sacrifice with selfless service. We will NEVER FORGET and will continue to cherish those freedoms and defend them from those who want to dismantle our precious gift of living free.

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Memorial Day is a time to deeply reflect on how we live in the FREEST country in the world and cherish those who paid the ultimate sacrifice with selfless service. We will NEVER FORGET and will continue to cherish those freedoms and defend them from those who want to dismantle our precious gift of living free.

Pic found on LinkedIn / Original origin unknown.

How to Legally Drive Fi****ms Across State Lines 05/30/2021

How to Legally Drive Fi****ms Across State Lines

How do you transport your lawfully owned fi****ms when you leave your home state? This is a great video to explain how to do so within the law.

https://youtu.be/oDrpndtNF6U

How to Legally Drive Fi****ms Across State Lines Firearm law attorney and co-founder of Legal Heat, Phil Nelson, talks about how to safely and legally transport fi****ms across state lines in a vehicle. Tab...

Are You Prepared to Use Your Gun? - USA Carry 05/28/2021

Are You Prepared to Use Your Gun? - USA Carry

Great points in this article regarding concealed carry. If you haven't been trained, get some training.

https://www.usacarry.com/are-you-prepared-to-use-your-gun/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=linkedin_company&utm_medium=USA%20Carry&utm_content=Are%20You%20Prepared%20to%20Use%20Your%20Gun%3F

Are You Prepared to Use Your Gun? - USA Carry So you've decided to get your concealed carry permit and carry a gun for self defense. For those of you in states that require permits, you go through the

Single-Hand Shooting: A Neglected Skill - USA Carry 05/28/2021

Single-Hand Shooting: A Neglected Skill - USA Carry

Are you practicing one-handed? Why not? Don't neglect shooting with one hand. What if your strong hand is injured?

https://www.usacarry.com/single-hand-shooting/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=linkedin_company&utm_medium=USA%20Carry&utm_content=Single-Hand%20Shooting%3A%20A%20Neglected%20Skill

Single-Hand Shooting: A Neglected Skill - USA Carry Although the modern technique of pistol shooting utilizes both hands there are many circumstances that may require shooting single-handed.

Buying a Gun Does Not Make You a "Responsible Gun Owner"... - Ricochet 05/26/2021

Buying a Gun Does Not Make You a "Responsible Gun Owner"... - Ricochet

I just bought a pistol...now what? Train, train, and train some more!

To date, Pennsylvania does not require you to attend a class to purchase a firearm, obtain your CCW or open carry. However, it's the individual's responsibility to know the law, receive proper and quality training, mentally and physically, to effectively use your firearm if and when a threat presents itself.

https://ricochet.com/403476/archives/buying-gun-not-make-responsible-gun-owner/?utm_campaign=meetedgar&utm_medium=social&utm_source=meetedgar.com

Buying a Gun Does Not Make You a "Responsible Gun Owner"... - Ricochet …training, practice, and following the rules of gun safety make you a responsible gun owner. Whether it was driven by a fear of a gun-grabbing Chief Executive or the fear of more crime in their communities, Americans bought guns in record numbers. As a result, 2016, like 2015 before it, was a bann...

Self-defence against knife attacks: evidence-based approach 05/26/2021

Self-defence against knife attacks: evidence-based approach

70.6% of knife attacks are launched within 3 feet of the victim!

This article by Urban Fit & Fearless provides some eye-opening statistics and should make you think about how you would react and maybe increasing your EDC (Every Day Carry)

Do you carry an IFAK (Individual First Aid Kit) w/ Quickclot and other "stop the bleed" products?

https://www.urbanfitandfearless.com/2016/09/self-defence-against-knife-attacks.html?m=1&utm_campaign=meetedgar&utm_medium=social&utm_source=meetedgar.com

Self-defence against knife attacks: evidence-based approach By Patrice Bonnafoux ©2016 (last updated 2020) We'll all agree that in order to adopt realistic methods of defence against knife ...

The Need for Combative Skills as a Handgunner - USA Carry 05/25/2021

The Need for Combative Skills as a Handgunner - USA Carry

What do you think? Should your pistol be the only tool in your defense tool box or is it a force multiplier?

How are your hand-to-hand skills?

https://www.usacarry.com/need-combative-skills-handgunner/

The Need for Combative Skills as a Handgunner - USA Carry Many concealed carriers think that the pistol will solve all defensive problems, but many real street encounters demonstrate the need for hand skills.

Making space... before you need it! 05/25/2021

Making space... before you need it!

Stay alert! Stay alive!

The military instilled in us the "head on a swivel" mentality. Having situational awareness could save your life!

Take a look at these tips from G4 about creating space at the gas station.

https://godgalsgunsgrub.blogspot.com/2019/03/making-space-before-you-need-it.html?utm_campaign=meetedgar&utm_medium=social&utm_source=meetedgar.com

Making space... before you need it! I recently read a story about a gal who was assaulted and robbed between her vehicle and the fuel pumps while filling up at a gas station. I...

USA Carry on LinkedIn: The Handgun Remains the Primary Even During Chaos and Collapse 05/19/2021

USA Carry on LinkedIn: The Handgun Remains the Primary Even During Chaos and Collapse

The handgun remains the primary weapon for defense.

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/usa-carry_the-handgun-remains-the-primary-even-during-activity-6800607102642515968-DYVD

USA Carry on LinkedIn: The Handgun Remains the Primary Even During Chaos and Collapse In the midst of current unrest a lot of attention is placed on long guns, but the handgun remains the primary weapon of defense even in this new normal...

Concealed Carry Drill for Basic or Experienced Carriers - USA Carry 05/16/2021

Concealed Carry Drill for Basic or Experienced Carriers - USA Carry

A great drill to add to your personal training curriculum thanks to Col Benjamin Findley. You can also download his targets from his website or this article.

Thanks for sharing, Sir!

https://www.usacarry.com/concealed-carry-drill/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=linkedin_company&utm_medium=USA%20Carry&utm_content=Concealed%20Carry%20Drill%3A%20Basic%20for%20Beginners%20and%20Warm-Up%20for%20Experienced%20Carriers

Concealed Carry Drill for Basic or Experienced Carriers - USA Carry Here is a fundamental Concealed Carry Drill that you can use for warm-ups before you shoot and practice specific skills. Also, some of our new students use it for very basic concealed carry practice to test their overall accuracy and precision hits. Remember, Safety First Always.

Shooting the NRA’s Defensive Pistol Qualification - USA Carry 05/13/2021

Shooting the NRA’s Defensive Pistol Qualification - USA Carry

Beyond the NRA Basic Pistol Course

So you just completed the NRA Basic Pistol Course. Now what? Go to the range, shoot some rounds, hit the paper target (we hope) repeat.

No matter if it's shooting a pistol or golfing, go to the range with a plan and make every shot count.

This article talks about the NRA's Defensive Pistol class and reviews its qualifications. 34 rounds.

https://www.usacarry.com/nra-defensive-pistol-qualification/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=linkedin_company&utm_medium=USA%20Carry&utm_content=Shooting%20the%20NRA%27s%20Defensive%20Pistol%20Qualification

Keep an eye out for KDT's Defensive Pistol classes!!

Shooting the NRA’s Defensive Pistol Qualification - USA Carry In continued exploration of minimum performance standards, we try out the NRA's Defensive Pistol Qualification. Does it fit the bill?

Using, Storing, and Disposing Of Old, Good, or Bad Ammo - USA Carry 05/10/2021

Using, Storing, and Disposing Of Old, Good, or Bad Ammo - USA Carry

We all think about how to properly store and care for our fi****ms. But, what about our ammo?

This is a topic that we will talk about during our NRA Basic Pistol courses and Palmyra Sportsmen's Association.

Check out the NRA website to sign up for the next class!!

https://www.usacarry.com/using-storing-disposing-old-good-bad-ammo/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=linkedin_company&utm_medium=USA%20Carry&utm_content=Using%2C%20Storing%2C%20and%20Disposing%20Of%20Old%2C%20Good%2C%20or%20Bad%20Ammo

Using, Storing, and Disposing Of Old, Good, or Bad Ammo - USA Carry Col Ben presents the seven signs of "bad" ammo, some common household chemicals that destroy ammo, and dos and don'ts of proper ammo storage.

Re-Holstering: Building Safety and Efficiency - USA Carry 05/07/2021

Re-Holstering: Building Safety and Efficiency - USA Carry

Looking to purchase an appendix concealed carry holster? Lots of choices out there. Do your research and buy a quality holster.

Now what? Get some training. Yes, there are some techniques you need to learn and become proficient at such as placing your firearm BACK into your holster. What? Why do I need to practice that?

Check out this article!

https://www.usacarry.com/re-holstering/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=linkedin_company&utm_medium=USA%20Carry&utm_content=Re-Holstering%3A%20Building%20Safety%20and%20Efficiency

Re-Holstering: Building Safety and Efficiency - USA Carry Most negligent discharges on the range occur during the re-holstering process. Here are the guidelines for doing this process safely.

HOME DEFENSE PLAN – ARE YOU READY? - SecureIt Gun Storage 05/06/2021

HOME DEFENSE PLAN – ARE YOU READY? - SecureIt Gun Storage

This is why we focus on the mindset first then the physical mechanics.

"If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!" ~ Benjamin Franklin

https://www.secureitgunstorage.com/home-defense-plan-are-you-ready/

HOME DEFENSE PLAN – ARE YOU READY? - SecureIt Gun Storage It’s In The Data Gun purchases in the United States throughout March 2021 were at an all-time high. MSN Money says March had one of the highest-selling figures since the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) began recording them in 1998! The FBI records the number of transactions and publishes a l...

Apartment Resident Fires On Three Armed Intruders; Hitting Two - USA Carry 05/05/2021

Apartment Resident Fires On Three Armed Intruders; Hitting Two - USA Carry

How prepared are you? Check out the Palmyra Sportsmen's Association for upcoming training events.

https://www.usacarry.com/apartment-resident-fires-three-armed-intruders-hitting-two/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=linkedin_company&utm_medium=USA%20Carry&utm_content=Apartment%20Resident%20Fires%20On%20Three%20Armed%20Intruders%3B%20Hitting%20Two

Apartment Resident Fires On Three Armed Intruders; Hitting Two - USA Carry At around 11:00 PM on a Tuesday night, three armed intruders entered an apartment home, apparently through an open door, to “commit a burglary or home

NRA Explore 05/03/2021

NRA Explore

Time to get some training in!!

Visit Palmyra Sportsmen's Association website for more information https://palmyrasportsmensassoc.wildapricot.org/Newsletter or sign up on the NRA website. Space is limited.

2021 CCW & Basic Pistol Classes

In conjunction with Palmyra Sportsmen's Association (PSA), Keystone Defense & Training will be offering:

NRA CCW (Concealed Carry)

June 19 9:00am – 6:00pm
July 24 9:00am – 6:00pm
August 21 9:00am – 6:00pm
September 25 9:00am – 6:00pm

NRA Basic of Pistol Shooting

June 5 9:00am – 5:00pm
September 4 9:00am – 5:00pm
December 4 9:00am – 5:00pm

To register, please visit the NRA website
https://www.nrainstructors.org/Search.aspx

Contact Eric Unger at [email protected] for more information.

NRA Explore Find NRA's education and training course(s) near your area. Enter your zip code and select a search radius (The approximate distance is calculated from the center of the specified location). You can also search course(s) by state. Don't forget to peruse NRA Online Training Opportunities too!

5 Best New Optics-Ready Micro 9mm Pistols for Concealed Carry 04/29/2021

5 Best New Optics-Ready Micro 9mm Pistols for Concealed Carry

Thinking about buying a new carry pistol with an optic? Here's a short article w/ several great options.

https://www.nrafamily.org/articles/2021/4/6/5-best-new-optics-ready-micro-9mm-pistols-for-concealed-carry

5 Best New Optics-Ready Micro 9mm Pistols for Concealed Carry Optimized for CCW, these micro 9mm handguns all offer a 10-round capacity (or more)!

Does The 2A Protect Concealed Carry? The Supreme Court Will Decide 04/29/2021

Does The 2A Protect Concealed Carry? The Supreme Court Will Decide

Does the 2A apply outside your home? Tell us what you think?

https://www.outdoorlife.com/story/guns/concealed-carry-supreme-court-case/

Does The 2A Protect Concealed Carry? The Supreme Court Will Decide NYSRPA v Corlett gets to the heart of whether or not the Second Amendment gives legal gun owners the right to concealed carry.

The Best Handgun Drills You Can Do Without Ammo | Field & Stream 04/29/2021

The Best Handgun Drills You Can Do Without Ammo | Field & Stream

Low on ammo? Try these great tips at home!

https://www.fieldandstream.com/guns/best-handgun-drills-without-ammo

The Best Handgun Drills You Can Do Without Ammo | Field & Stream No ammo? No problem. With these three dry-practice drills, you can still improve your handgun shooting skills

Smith & Wesson: Empowering Americans Since 1852 04/28/2021

Smith & Wesson: Empowering Americans Since 1852

What do you think of Smith & Wesson's new brand anthem?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvG96wlKoD4

Smith & Wesson: Empowering Americans Since 1852 Throughout our history, we’ve given gun owners the means to protect themselves and secure their families. This has empowered everyone across our great countr...

Constitutional Carry / Unrestricted / Permitless Carry | USCCA 04/27/2021

Constitutional Carry / Unrestricted / Permitless Carry | USCCA

Do you know your state's concealed carry laws?

Check out the map of states that have Constitutional Carry/Unrestricted/Permitless Carry.

https://www.usconcealedcarry.com/resources/terminology/types-of-concealed-carry-licensurepermitting-policies/unrestricted/?fbclid=IwAR2GfcGN0EAWtJEZbVbEJm06r2YskHwnh6JV69PD-S9aEMApwuNlVC1E4vU

Constitutional Carry / Unrestricted / Permitless Carry | USCCA Unrestricted means that a permit is not required to carry a concealed handgun. See a list of permitless carry states here.

Meeting The New Gun Owners Of America - Shooting Industry Magazine 04/26/2021

Meeting The New Gun Owners Of America - Shooting Industry Magazine

Great article! Our industry is growing and learning to shoot safely and with confidence is imperative. Check out Palmyra's training calendar for opportunities to learn the basics or advance your skills with Keystone Defense & Training, LLC. Contact [email protected] for more information on Concealed Carry classes.

https://shootingindustry.com/discover/meeting-the-new-gun-owners-of-america/

Meeting The New Gun Owners Of America - Shooting Industry Magazine in 2020, the team at Shoot Like A Girl personally introduced over 2,700 women to the shooting sports, and 75% Read the full article...

Home Defense Guns: How To Choose The Right One 04/20/2021

Home Defense Guns: How To Choose The Right One

A good read for those looking to purchase a firearm for home defense.

https://www.americanrifleman.org/articles/2021/4/15/home-defense-guns-how-to-choose-the-right-one

Home Defense Guns: How To Choose The Right One Possibly the only topic to generate more arguments than politics is the never-ending discussion of what qualifies as the “best” home-defense gun.

Location

Address

410 Sportsmens Road
Annville, PA
17003
Other Gun Ranges in Annville (show all)
Palmyra Sportsmen's Association Palmyra Sportsmen's Association
410 Sportsman Rd
Annville, 17003

Central PA's premier sports shooting, archery, and fishing complexes. Featuring a 24/7 indoor range, sporting clays, both International "Bunker" trap and traditional trap, 3D archery and a rifle range.

Steelstown Gunning Club Steelstown Gunning Club
659 Steelstown Rd
Annville, 17003

Private club, with shooting ranges. Clay bird shoots and trap shoots, pellet gun and Archery Range GPS Waypoints: N 40.21.096 W 76.34.359

Palmyra Jr. Pistol Team Palmyra Jr. Pistol Team
410 Sportsman Rd
Annville, 17003

Palmyra Jr. Pistol Team works with young people teaching them gun safety, and honing their shooting skills to compete in 10 m International Air Pistol

Lebanon County Police Combat Pistol Club Lebanon County Police Combat Pistol Club
1855 Russell Rd
Annville, 17046

The Lebanon County Police Combat Pistol Club is a pistol and rifle range that provides fi****ms training, competition and a place to practice shooting.