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June 2015

Shooting Stance, The Natural History

By Aaron Cowan | June 8th, 2015
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The shooting community agrees on many things when it comes to the fundamentals of marksmanship.  We can agree on trigger control technique, the importance of trigger reset, proper sight alignment, proper sight picture and can even largely agree on grip (among other topics, of course) but when it comes to shooting stance, there are different schools of[...]

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Practical Carry Options For Women

By Carolee Boyles | June 8th, 2015
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As the number of women who choose to carry has increased, they have increasingly demanded holsters that fit them.  Finding carry options that “work” for women is something of a challenge, but manufacturers are becoming more tuned in to what women want, and are coming up with solutions to women’s carry needs.  Because women have a completely[...]

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Beretta ARX 160 in .22 LR Review

By Randy Ferris | June 8th, 2015
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The Beretta ARX 160 in .22 LR is the company’s fun version of their current military carbine that was designed in 2008.  The military versions come chambered in 5.56x45mm NATO, 5.45x39mm Soviet, 6.8mm Remington SPC and 7.62x39mm Soviet.  Along with the Italian Army it is also being fielded by Albania, Egypt, Kazakhstan, the Mexican Federal Police and Turkmenistan.[...]

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April 2015

Range Etiquette

By Tom Givens | April 24th, 2015
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Range Etiquette (or, How Not to be That Guy!) If you have had any formal firearms training, you are familiar with the Four General Firearms Safety Rules. In addition to those rules, however, there are some established and customary range practices you should be familiar with. Once you’re on the firing line stay there until you are[...]

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February 2015

Braving the Elements

By Annette Doerr | February 3rd, 2015
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Baby its cold outside! Winter seems to be in a holding pattern, and I am not sure it will EVER go away! Perhaps you are lucky enough to live in a more temperate part of the country, or if you are lucky, you may have access to an indoor range. If you are a shooting addict like[...]

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January 2015
December 2014

Shooting Drills From the Experts

By Carolee Boyles | December 16th, 2014
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Drills are the basis for developing muscle memory and good shooting skills.  Every instructor you train with will have her own favorites.  As basic and simple as they seem at the time, they’re essential to building the fundamentals of good shooting.  Even if you’ve been shooting for 20 years, drills help keep you sharp and focused. Five[...]

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Active Shooters

By Lyn Bates | December 2nd, 2014
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No, an “active shooter” isn’t someone who goes to the practice range twice a week.   It is someone who right now, this minute, is in the process of a murdering multiple people with a firearm. Police used to have a simple procedure for first responders to a situation where someone with a gun was in a[...]

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Legal Check List

By Karen MacNutt | December 10th, 2014
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Between Christmas and New Year’s life seems to go on pause. We are exhausted from the holidays. We know the new year is about to start but we are not quite ready to jump back into the rat race. This is a perfect time to sit down and think of what you did in the year ending[...]

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