Steel Challenge is Fun & the Scholastic Steel Challenge (SSC) is Dedicated to Juniors!

| June 12, 2009

By: Andy Fink I love shooting Steel Challenge and so do most of the juniors I know who have tried it. It is a great way to bring new people into the shooting sports, both young and old. The first time shooter receives immediate feedback when the bullet hits the target. They can start shooting […]

Tips & Hints of the Week # 4 – Practice Makes Perfect, or Does it?

| June 11, 2009

By: Andy Fink Practice, practice, practice –  that is what you hear from coaches and parents in just about any sport and that includes the shooting sports. Another common term that is used is practice makes perfect. Hmm, not always true. A more realistic application would be perfect practice makes perfect. Think about this for […]

Shoot For A Cure 2009 – Parma, Idaho

| June 8, 2009

By: Andy Fink What can be more fun than a day at the range shooting while shooting to raise money to fight breast cancer? Not a thing! Shooting events designed as fund raisers have been popping up all over the country in all sorts of shooting disciplines. It is a great way to introduce shooting […]

Ted Blocker Holsters – Practical Beautiful Holsters & Gun Rigs

| May 13, 2009

By: Andy Fink When I was a kid growing up I enjoyed looking at holsters and gun rigs almost as much as I did guns. The right holster or gun rig (holster and belt) makes a huge difference. Ideally, it means drawing your handgun in fast, easy, controllable motion while wearing the holster or gun […]

Tips & Hints of the Week # 2 – Trigger Squeeze

| May 7, 2009

By: Andy Fink Squeezing the trigger is part of the fundamentals of being a good shot. There are a few shooting sports, such as fast draw, where the trigger is jerked somewhat versus squeezed, but not many. In all the rest, and especially precision shooting such as high power, or precision airgun, learning how to […]

Scholarships & Shooting – Research

| April 29, 2009

By: Andy Fink Do you need money to go to college? Do you want to continue to participate in the shooting sports you love while going to college? Are you looking for scholarship help in order to be able to attend college? Some colleges provide scholarships for top shooters to participate on collegiate shooting teams. […]

Tips & Hints of the Week # 1 – Introduction & Breathing

| April 20, 2009

By: Andy Fink We are now publishing Tips & Hints of the Week each Monday. These will be provided by a variety of writers from all types of backgrounds. All of the shooting sports will be covered. The articles will be relatively short, usually emphasizing only one technique unless questions need to be answered. If […]

SKB Shotguns – Kids Dig ‘Em

| March 4, 2009

By: Andy Fink The snow was falling in big flakes and the wind was blowing about 10 miles an hour as the young boy took his jacket off and tied it around his waist. Wearing jeans and a T-shirt, he came up to position one of the trap range. Everyone else had at least a […]

Action Airgun – Fun, Firearms Education, and Competitive

| February 24, 2009

By: Andy Fink Juniors and adults, get ready for the new shooting game in town! What a combination! Do you want to teach your kids firearms safety and have a ball of fun without even having to leave your house? You can. ActionAirgun has come up with a new sport of competitive shooting that is […]

My Journey to the Daisy 2008 IBBGCM (Daisy International BB Gun Championship)

| January 30, 2009

By: Caleb Paterson (Junior Writer  For Kids By Kids) The whole thing started about a year ago when our shooting sports club, the Wyandotte County 4-H shooters, started to practice and teach the new shooters how to shoot in competitions. The first match was a very nerve racking ordeal but after that match I started […]