Trigger Discipline for Woman

Trigger Discipline for Woman Contributed by Chase from outdoormethods.com   Whether you are a civilian, police officer, or in the military, if you plan on carrying a gun the first thing you must be taught is firearm safety. This includes being instructed on proper trigger discipline.  Trigger discipline eliminates a…

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Tips For Shooting In Cold Weather

Here are some tips for shooting in cold weather. When it comes to winter and heading out to the range in frigid temperatures, it’s important to understand how cold temperatures affect your body, and therefore your shooting ability. Our Brain Physiologically, when our body temperature starts to fall, our brain…

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Do You Have A Dominant Eye – Does It Matter?

We all learn from an early age which one of our hands we prefer to use, our right or left. However, many people are unaware that they also have a preferred eye, a dominant eye, which is the one that works harder at sending the images to the brain. Although…

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Firearm Safety Rules

These basic rules codified by Jeff Cooper are universal. They apply to EVERYONE and they apply ALWAYS! No matter how experienced a shooter and no matter what the circumstances. ALWAYS. LEARN THEM, KNOW THEM AND SAY THEM EACH TIME YOU TOUCH A FIREARM. The Gun Safety Rules Are: All guns a..

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Gun Scopes 101 – How To Use & Find The Best Scope

Gun Scopes 101 - How To Use & Find The Best Scope If you've ever considered getting a gun scope but you're not sure where to start, whether you are a beginner or simply need more info on gun scopes, this crash course into gun scopes is designed for you.…

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Breaking the Shot – Handgun 101 with Top Shot Chris Cheng

      Top Shot Champion Chris Cheng demonstrates for beginners how to bring all the shooting fundamentals together to effectively break the shot. Firearm instructors and experienced shooters are encouraged to watch and share these tips with newcomers to the shooting sports. 

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Loading and Unloading – Kay Miculek – NSSF

Learn how to load and unload a gun in this collection of beginner target shooting tips with the helpful advice of Key Miculek in this video from the NSSF (National Shooting Sports Foundation) Read more on how to load and unload your gun. For a revolver, click here. For a…

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Gun Range Etiquette

Republished with permission from our friends at Concealed Nation We recently posted an article dealing with gun shop etiquette and felt it would be a nice follow up to write about range etiquette as well. When dealing with firearms, there are things that each of us should be aware of as they have thei..

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Hearing Protection For Women Shooters

Hearing protection is a neglected necessity. I see so many photos of women not wearing any ear protection and it has made me stop and wonder why. I believe it is the perceived inconvenience coupled with not having a full understanding of how important it is. Let's cover the basics first. Hearing pr..

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The Importance Of Practicing With Your Gun

We know to best defend ourselves and our loved ones we must be ready, equipped and know what to do if necessary. Winning and surviving is about having the edge in the fight, whether that is in time, equipment, skill, and perhaps even in luck. What an interesting topic this is. Take a moment and view the video first...

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Gun Training for Women

So, you've just bought your first gun and now it’s time to consider your training. The choices you make for your gun training is as important as the decision to own a gun. As with any important decision in life, it is important to do research on the subject ahead of time to arm yourself with the knowle..

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Loading & Unloading Your Gun – Revolver

Before loading any firearm, thoroughly read the owners manual for specific loading instructions for your firearm. Remember The Four Rules apply ALWAYS so keep them in force while loading and unloading your firearm. The Four Rules Are: All guns are always loaded. Never let the muzzle cover anything you are..

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Loading & Unloading Your Gun – Semi-Auto

Before loading any firearm, thoroughly read the owners manual for specific loading instructions for your firearm. Remember The Four Rules apply ALWAYS so keep them in force while loading and unloading your firearm. The Four Rules Are: All guns are always loaded. Never let the muzzle cover anything you are..

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Proper Gun Grip

Getting a proper grip on your gun is very important. Your gun must become an extension of your hand and arm as it replaces the finger in pointing at an object so proper gun grip is essential. Gun grip effects your sighting (aim), your balance, your ability to work the hammer (on a revolver) to pull the trigger, to work..

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Shooting Stance For Women

There are a number of shooting stances and certainly there are some strong opinions vouching for each! There are, however, some very important aspects of the shooting stance that are necessary for accuracy, speed and safety. I will discuss the variations below and you can adopt the appropriate stance for you. Don't get..

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Sighting Your Gun

Learning how to aim a handgun is one of the most basic skills you will learn when you first acquire your firearm. Properly aiming the handgun is not only a basic part of its normal use, but it is also a vital part of basic firearm safety. If you find yourself defending your life with a firearm, aiming should be a h..

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Trigger Pull Technique

Pulling the trigger on a gun is serious business, a skill that we must learn to do correctly and with the proper technique to be a safe and effective shooter. Here we will review trigger pull technique for the women shooter. Pulling the trigger on a revolver is typically very different than pulling the trigger on..

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Front Sight Focus – Chris Sajnog

This is an outstanding video by Chris Sajnog that will have lightbulbs going off over your head. Are the circles spinning? Now - take a look at the image below and focus, really focus on the front sight and see what happens! Watch the complete video and learn how ..

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How to Develop a Smooth Double-Action Pull

Republished with permission from our friends at Concealed Nation Trigger control is one of the fundamental elements of shooting. Combined with grip, stance, sight alignment and breathing, you must master trigger control to shoot accurately, quickly, and with confidence. If you carry a double-action revolver, DA/SA semi-auto, or DAO semi-auto, you…

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Clearing A Misfeed

Malfunctions can happen with all machines, and so it is with a gun. Learning the techniques to clear a misfeed in your gun and deal with them quickly and safely is very important. There are a number of causes for malfunctions with your gun. They can be caused by the ammunition not performing correctly, the gun itse..

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Racking The Slide Of Your Gun

Just words "Rack The Slide" can sound like fingernails scratching on a blackboard or can cause you to feel pain in your arthritic hands. This really doesn't have to be so, why because believe it or not it's not about strength and you don't need manly hands and arms to rack the slide effectively. It is all abo..

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Drawing Your Gun

Drawing your gun is directly connected to how you holster your gun. How to move through the draw depends entirely on where you draw your gun from. Your decision on how to conceal and carry your firearm is a very important one and there is a multitude of factors to consider when selecting your method. The clothing you w..

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Dry-fire Practice For The Woman Shooter

Practice is an important component of training. Dry-fire practice for the woman shooter is an important component of gun ownership. Dry-fire practice is an important part of safe gun handling and usage and practice is necessary if you plan on being successful in the event you find your self defending yourself or those ..

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The Importance of Scenario Based Training

Scenario Based Training Scenario based training not only grows our defensive shooting skills, it also grows our psychological and emotional skills to effectively deal with a violent attack. It won't just be our ability to shoot a gun and hit a target that protects us, it will be our ability…

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Shooting Hygiene: How To Deal With Lead Exposure

Republished with permission from our friends at Concealed Nation Ingesting lead is a serious thing, and can cause numerous problems for people with constant exposure. As you’re likely aware, you come into contact with lead during every trip to the range. You even come into contact with it each time you hand..

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Shoot – No Shoot

Author Richard Nance teaches more close quarters tips and tactics in the following segment of Guns & Ammo TV on the Sportsman Channel.

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Training Women To Train Women

It is no longer a news flash - women have been and are coming to the world of firearms in huge numbers and with passion. Ranges and firearm training schools are flooded with these feminine firearm freshmen eager to learn everything there is to know about guns and how to use them safely and effectively. At The Well Arme..

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Trigger Control with Il Ling

Pistol tips to help beginning handgun shooters acquire the confidence they need to handle their firearm. Gunsite Range Master Il Ling New demonstrates the importance of trigger control.

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Shooting with a handgun – Pressure and Grip

Your browser does not support iframes. During the firing cycle of a handgun, we manage three things: The sights, the trigger and recoil. Mike Seeklander demonstrates where to put pressure on the gun to handle recoil most effectively.   View orginal article

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Beginner Carry School – Concealed Carry Purses

Gunsite Academy  Range Master Instructor Il Ling New and Ruger's Lori Petoske team up once again to bring you a new series of videos focusing on concealed carry for women. This episode demonstrates how to carry/conceal a gun in your purse, and how to draw from it.

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Beginner Carry School – Proper Grip

Pistol tips to help beginning handgun shooters acquire the confidence they need to handle their firearm. Gunsite Range Master Il Ling New shows you how to get a positive grip on your gun.

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