Our local members regularly participate in ASI and have invited family, friends and neighbors. Regular attendance at our range is usually 35 – 50 shooters. I can echo their enthusiasm for ASI. As the Match Director, introducing this low-key shooting discipline has been a positive and enriching experience.
If you’re new to gun ownership, you may be seeking firearms training, concealed carry classes, or beginner classes that are right for you. We often see “New Shooter Friendly” in the description of events, classes and matches, but what does it really mean? It can mean a few different things, so let’s discuss.
I’ve been perusing my A Girl & A Gun Shooting Journal this week and I came upon “The Road to Fall Fest” and my notes from last February. It really made me giggle thinking about my own personal road to Fall Fest. I love how the journal lays out how to prepare for the match and I shake my head at myself because my preparation was a bit different.
A great way to improve your shooting skills, while having fun, is to shoot in local, regional, and national competitive shooting sports. You are sure to make new friends, even find a shooting family. If you are already a competitor, introducing others to the competitive and recreational shooting is vital to keep our sport alive and well. Here are some of the shooting sports that have local clubs throughout the country. Find one near you!
The purpose of range commands is to establish clear, concise, and standard methods of range operation in order to make things move efficiently and enhance safety. On a shooting range, in a firearms class, or in competition, commands are just that: commands! They are not suggestions or good ideas – they are words that demand a particular course of action.
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