The most sickening sound in a gunfight, or even on the shooting line during a competition, is click! If you should ever find yourself in such a situation and your mind races before quickly coming up with the solution, I am sorry to tell you but it is too late. Now is the time to prevent a disaster with this simple drill.
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Accurate and devoid of recoil, the .22 is the best caliber for shooting fun. The subject of match-grade .22 comes up often, which inevitably leads to the question, “Is it worth it?” Choosing the right ammo for the job is essential and .22 match grade ammo is a high quality, consistent choice. Read this post to learn more about match grade .22 ammunition.
At times, you just need to go cowboy, and single-action revolvers are the best gun for feel, heft, accuracy and handling. While some say they are outdated, they sure get a lot of use. The Ruger Vaquero is a revolver any cowboy or cowgirl would love. Learn more about the Ruger Vaquero in The Shooter’s Log.
Have you ever secretly wish we had the guts to ride shotgun with a band of unscrupulous characters or wild enough to put on a corset and fishnet stockings as you anxiously await the return of your favorite cowboy after a long cattle drive. Chances are if you ever strapped on a hip holster then you have probably tried your hand at some fancy maneuvers with a pistol. Many of us are infatuated with the Old West which might help explain why one of the fastest growing disciplines in the world of shooting is Single Action or Cowboy Action shooting.
What classifies Jessie Duff as the best female shooter in the world? She has something no other female shooting competitor has—the title of Grandmaster in Practical Shooting. To achieve a Grandmaster title in USPSA, one must hit 95 to 100 percent at each stage. It is the highest ranking any competitor can have in USPSA.
Hollen’s drive and determination helped him earn a spot on the USA Shooting Paralympics Team and the USA Shooting’s Paralympics Athlete of the Year Award in 2010 and 2011. He also made history in the 2012 IPC World Cup in Sydney by winning the highly sought slot for the Paralympics Games, making him the first U.S. Paralympics pistol shooter to qualify for the Games. Read more about this Special Forces soldier in this article.
The USA Shooting Team announces a new holiday all shooters can support—10.9 Day. On October 9, 2013, the USA Shooting Team declares this day and from this day forth for all us to “aim for excellence in all the shots you take in life.” Along with the announcement comes the unveiling of USA Shooting’s new logo and tagline—“Rio In Sight.”
The past year has proven to be one full of accomplishments for Amanda Furrer. The 22-year-old Spokane, Washington native not only represented the United States at the 2012 London Olympic Games, she also wrapped up her degree at The Ohio State University. In addition, while 2012-2013 was a banner year for the young Furrer, the future looks brighter still for this shooting star.
Srengthening your body’s secondary muscle groups, such as your shoulders, calves and hands, makes your shooting more gains seconds for your shooting and hunting activities. These exercises can be done without expensive gym memberships or special equipment, in your own home or back yard.
Meet USA Shooting team’s Rachael Schoenrock, an 18 year old rifle and small bore shooter from Beatrice, Nebraska, whose goal is to shoot in the Olympics. She uses imagery and discipline to train and give her best for the Junior USA team and every competition she is part of and move her toward her goals.