In the five years that I have been an NRA Certified Firearm Instructor, if I had to list the most common mistakes committed by my students, improper grip of a handgun would rank first. As a relatively new instructor, most of my students are first-time shooters.
I’m a huge fan of military movies. So, the first time I saw an AR in action up on the big screen, I was impressed ... and a bit intimidated. Then when I watched, “Lone Survivor,” I knew I had to shoot one.
Safari Club International (SCI) presented worldwide hunter Susan Hayes with its 2020 SCI Diana Award at its annual convention in Reno, Nev., last February. The annual award, sponsored by the NRA Women’s Leadership Forum, is named for the mythological Roman goddess who reigned over wild animals and the hunt.
While fans of long-range competitive shooting familiar with the name Anette Wachter would be forgiven for assuming her advanced skills come from a lifelong involvement in the shooting sports, they would be mistaken. In fact, you may find it surprising how relatively new to the shooting community she is.
Imagine traveling hundreds of miles on foot or horseback, then taking captive by force someone from another race, culture and language. Then imagine taking your captive back to your home and formally adopting the person into your own family, showing him or her the same love and respect you would shower on your closest relatives.
The NRA Women’s Wilderness Escape provides women with a getaway opportunity to experience the softer side of firearm education.