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.
There are unspoken rules of etiquette within our shooting community that should be observed at the range. Sometimes you don’t find out about them until you have done something wrong and are on the receiving end of some harsh criticism. To save you from having to learn the hard way, here are seven ways you can be a respected shooter the first time – and every time – you walk into the range.
If you have ever thought to yourself “I wish I could do that, but I’m not a good enough shot” or “I need more practice” and it is keeping you from trying your hand at action shooting sports, here is something that you should know.
By Randi Rogers – As I start to prepare for the match I have a Big List of all the items I think I might need so I can be prepared. Clothing Before you attend any match you want to make sure that you wear your clothing in practice or a local match to make […]
In the world of shooting sports DQ means Disqualification, not Dairy Queen. There is a saying in the competitive shooting community that “there are two kinds of shooters: those that have DQ’d and those that will.” Some competitors have been shooting matches for 30 years before they experience it; others it happens early into their […]