Posts Tagged ‘shooting training’

Gun Whisperer – You Have Questions, We Have Answers

Dear Gun Whisperer, Can you offer some suggestions on how I can relate better to female students in my gun classes?  It has gotten back to me that I’ve made some women uncomfortable, and I can’t see <expletive deleted> why, but that is what I’m told. Signed, F&%(*$*)% Great Instructor Dear Sir, First, profanity is often a substitute for a poor vocabulary, or a sign that you just don’t care.  Either way…Miss Manners would tell you to stop and so would I.  A gun class can be intimidating for someone who is new and it is helpful if the instructor comes across Read More >>

Feet, not just for picking your teeth!

Ok, bad joke, but it probably got your attention.  Feet are very much on my mind right now.  I recently discovered a new Safety Rule.  ALWAYS wear shoes when handling your firearms.  Some of you are thinking, “Duh” and some are wondering “why?”. Recently I was removing a Henry .22 rifle from its soft case (it was unloaded, cleared and cleaned) so I could put it in the safe.  It slipped.  I’ve been well trained not to grab my guns if they fall, let them go (you never know).  Well, it went, and landed on my foot.  My first thought was “I hope I didn’t damage the Read More >>

National Take Your Daughter to the Range Day (NTYDTTRD) – Jun 15, 2013!

Planning is in progress for this year’s National Take Your Daughter (and/or son) to the Range Day. This will be the second annual event.  Last year 35 ranges across the country hosted nearly 1,000 kids, many of whom were shooting for the first time. NTYDTTRD is under the umbrella of National Take Your Daughter to the Range Day, Inc, a non-profit corporation that was formed to oversee and raise money for the event. Founders Lynne Finch and Evan Carson are hoping that 100 ranges will come forward this year to host events and open the world of shooting up to kids ages six and up. The event Read More >>

Who should teach you to shoot?

You have made the decision that you want to try shooting.  Yeah!  Welcome, we are a friendly group.  But, who do you ask to help you navigate your entry into this world?  Your significant other?  Neighbor with 50 guns lovingly displayed who goes to the range once a year?  A friend who shoots at least once a month?  Do you send your kids to the neighbor who barely graduated high school for tutoring?  Do you send your child to the person who played piano 30 years ago and still has one collecting dust for lessons?  You probably would say NO, you would send them to someone who had the Read More >>

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