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Overcome the Fear Factor by Bringing a +ONE to the Range

Certainly, fear is what keeps some people from learning how to shoot. The media and television have convinced them that all firearms are bad and no one should touch them. Of course, we who are familiar with firearms know those things aren’t true, but how do we convince others who haven’t experienced what we have?

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Where to Purchase Your First Firearm

I recently attended several First Shots events in the Las Vegas area. At the end of one of the events a young lady asked, “Where is the best place to buy a gun?”

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Why Nothing Beats a .22!

The .22 is perhaps one of the most important handgun training tools for improving marksmanship. It is recognized as a foundational training […]

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Rifles — Truly American

The rifle has been used in the United States for hundreds of years. From the blackpowder firearms of our early settlers to the modern sporting rifles of today, this tool in all its forms has put food on the table, protected our freedoms and provided families with fun and entertainment.

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Safe Storage—More Than a Steel Box and Combination Lock

Storing firearms, whether loaded or unloaded, so that they are inaccessible to children and other unauthorized individuals is easy to do given the many options on the market today.

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True Stories of the Wild West

There’s something about the movies of the Old West. Cowboys riding horses and shooting six-shot revolvers that never seemed to run out of ammunition. Traveling for days on horseback and never needing a change of clothes. The best part was always that they seemed to know where they were going, without a map, compass or Siri.

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We All Learn Differently

I enjoy listening to other firearms instructors, whether I am taking a class or sitting in on a First Shots event. The basic rules of firearms safety never change, and neither do the basic fundamentals of marksmanship. What is different is how the information is presented.

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It’s a Passion Thing

Luckily, today we live in a world where women and men can participate equally and easily in the shooting sports. Women, in particular, have better access, in part because there are many well respected in competition shooting and hunting who got their starts by learning to shoot with their fathers and grandfathers.

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How to Protect your Ears and Eyes While Shooting

The human body is an incredible machine. We have a tendency to abuse it pretty well during our youth, and yet it still does what it needs to do to keep us going. When it comes to your vision and hearing, however, I think we all agree that an abundance of caution is wise no matter what your age.

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Sportsmen Make the Great Outdoors

Did you know that as active outdoors people and shooting sports participants we all help contribute to making the outdoor world the great place that it is?

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