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Novice

My Shooting Sports Story: Corinne Mosher

“My Shooting Sports Story” is a place for people from all walks of life to share how they got started […]

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Novice

Chris Cheng — An Unlikely Top Shot

Chris Cheng is one of the more unlikely people I can think of to become a top shooter. He not […]

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Novice

My Shooting Sports Story: John Bowers

“My Shooting Sports Story” is a place for people from all walks of life to share how they got started […]

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Novice

She Never Quit: An Event Empowering the OutdoorsWomen

This past week, I had the pleasure of attending the Women’s Outdoor Media Association‘s (WOMA) 4th Annual She Never Quit event […]

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Novice

10 Easy Ways to Celebrate National Shooting Sports Month

A day at the range is a day of fun: Learn to shoot, invite a newcomer, share a good time. […]

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Intermediate

George Norton — Breaking the Rifle Athlete Mold

“Jokes and smallbore—that’s what I do!” says George Norton proudly during one of the Olympic Team Trials matches. And he’s really not that far off. You can easily spot the tall, lanky, Army Marksmanship Unit rifle shooter at any match. He’s the one pumping his fist in the air with the wide, agape smile after a win, laughing with his teammates off the range or creating memes for his Facebook page.

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Intermediate

Getting Started with Trap Shooting

During the 18th century, European hunters began releasing live pigeons from “traps,” which usually consisted of a hat placed over the bird prior to its release. That’s how the sport got its name, but today live pigeons have been replaced by clay discs (which are often referred to as “clay pigeons” in reference to the early use of live birds). Trap ranges are found throughout the country, and it’s a safe bet that there’s a range not far from you.

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Intermediate

Shooter Profile—USA Shooting’s Paralympic Rifle Competitor John Joss

“I am a pretty happy-go-lucky guy, but there’s nothing on earth that has frustrated me more or made me happier than this sport. It demands all of your attention. You can’t blame it on anyone else—it’s an individual sport.”

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Advanced

Analyze Your Marksmanship Skills with the Baseline Drill

When practicing handgun shooting skills, it is important to know if you are getting better. Establishing a baseline can help show where you may need improvement. This drill will help you test your current skills and provide a guide for future practice.

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