1. Pick a gun/platform that suits you. Memorize the 4 rules
2. Train until you are comfortable that you can draw and fire, putting your shots in a 4 inch circle at 7 yards.
3. Shoot as much as you can, as often as you can with your carry platform.
(I try to at least shoot 250 rounds a month through my carry gun.)
Civilian Date: 14 Century
1 : a specialist in Roman or modern civil law.
If you are not subject to the UCMJ, you are a Civilian. I don't care one bit what updated dictionaries say.