Since handguns are primarily used from standing, unsupported positions, handgun marksmanship skills are heavily influenced by positions of the body and the stance one assumes when aiming, firing, and controlling recoil. Each stance alters a shooter’s center of balance while shot stabilization is also managed by the positions of the feet, hips, and shoulders. These… Continue reading Basic Handgun Grip and Stances
Every firearm should be regularly disassembled and cleaned to maintain optimal function and preserve the life of internal and external parts. Even firearms placed in cold storage should be cleaned and maintained to protect them from the oxidizing effects of ambient humidity and dust. As a general rule of thumb, firearms that are regularly carried… Continue reading How Often Should Guns Be Cleaned?
Here are a list of common terms that might seem a bit esoteric for anyone unfamiliar with firearms. Hopefully, this glossary will help keep new readers informed while facilitating anyone’s search when seeking firearms training or products. This glossary will have terms and illustrations added and update to improve it as an information resource. 0-9… Continue reading Gun Glossary for Beginners
Whether it’s a casual trip to a local shooting range or a fun event as part of a vacation, a day at the range can be fun, exciting, and for many, an eye-opening experience into the world of shooting sports. This guide discusses typical services, rules, and costs for a trip to the shooting range.… Continue reading First Time Shooting Range Guide
The 4 Fundamentals of Marksmanship are the basis for all shooting skills. They provide a reliable structure of physical and mental queues that can be observed, isolated, and trained to improve accuracy and precision with a firearm. Steady Position: Selecting a position, stance, and grip that generates a stable firing platform. Sight Alignment: Creating a… Continue reading 4 Fundamentals of Marksmanship