Shooting

How to Shoot a Gun – First Time at the Shooting Range

How to Shoot a Gun – First Time at the Shooting Range Well, you bought your gun. You’ve done a bunch of dry fire practice and have a good handle on how your gun works. There’s only one thing left to do…off to the gun range Angeles Shooting Range Stations                 Mindset Hold on there, you can’t just walk in and start bustin’ some proverbial “caps” into some paper targets. There are a few things you should know before you head over there. Your very first trip [...]

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Trigger Pull & Follow Through

Shooting Fundamentals Trigger Pull & Follow Through One of the most important fundamentals is the trigger pull.In a perfect world, you would have a rock solid grip and ignite the gunpowder by just thinking. But of course, we have to deal with mechanical inputs and human reactions. As a beginner shooter, you know there’s going to be a loud bang with some recoil. So you will likely press the trigger fast to get everything over with, which adds some movement to the [...]

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Sight Picture & Eye Dominance

Shooting Fundamentals Sight Picture & Eye Dominance Ready to shoot faster and more accurately? We’ll take a look at eye dominance, sight picture, & trigger pull to finish off shooting fundamentals. Eye Dominance Eyes can be dominant just as with hands and legs and an important part of shooting accurately is knowing which eye is dominant. The vast majority of people have dominant eyes that match their dominant hands, but a few (myself included) are cross-dominant. Here is one easy test to see which of your [...]

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Shooting Fundamentals – Shooting Stance & Grip

Shooting Fundamentals Shooting Stances & Grip: Isosceles vs Weaver vs Chapman Don’t laugh, but chances are if someone just gave you a gun, you would end up leaning back like this person. Shooting Leaning Stance               Having a proper shooting stance and grip gives you a strong foundation for all the other shooting fundamentals. But don’t worry, we’ll go over the most popular shooting stances, from Isosceles to Weaver to Chapman (aka modified Weaver), then cover how to have a proper handgun grip that gives [...]

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Bullets: Sizes, Calibres, and Types [Definitive Guide]

Introduction to Guns Bullets: Sizes, Calibres, and Types [Definitive Guide] One of the most daunting things when I first started looking for a gun was…what size bullet to get? Common Bullet Sizes             We’ll be covering purely bullet size…and the benefits/weaknesses of each. Now, there’s A LOT of sizes out there but I want to cover the ones you’re most likely to see and/or use. These are the ones that you can walk into just about any sporting goods store and buy. Then we’ll follow [...]

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