From Our Editors
Courses take place at Beckley Gun Club's outdoor range.
A selection of rental pistols is available for students who don't bring their own.
At a Glance
WV Defensive Firearms Training's chief instructor, Jonathan Clemins, works as an active-duty law-enforcement officer in West Virginia. He holds NRA certification and a range-safety-officer license, not to mention his teaching experience as a professor of forensic science and criminal justice. This impressive resume guides Mr. Clemins as he leads intensive, six- to eight-hour courses in the proper use of handguns and tactical rifles.