I enjoy shooting steel targets. I like the quick feedback and the ease of set up. I don’t have to go down range to confirm a hit or tape holes. However, steel targets are not always the best choice for the range. In fact, depending on what you want to accomplish, they may be detrimental to your practice. Paper targets might make the best range target for you. Consider this recent experience we had with
Here at California Tactical Academy, we frequently get questions from new and even some experienced shooters, as to what they need for a fun and safe range day. The answer really depends on what the shooter is hoping to accomplish. However, some items are absolutely essential. First off, have personal protection items. Eye wear and hearing protection is always required at any reputable shooting range. Believe it or not, in the not too distant past,
We get many requests from new hunters for guidance on what rifle to buy for hunting purposes. The field is awash with many choices of both rifle brands and styles, as well as calibers. So, in response to those questions, I will offer up a few suggestions. But before I do, I want to lay a little truth on you. The rifle, and the bullet are a distant second to one thing that will dictate
California is slowly expanding the counties and areas where people can get concealed carry permits. I see this as a good thing. The more people who are armed, the more likely a would-be goblin will target the wrong person, and justice will be delivered sooner than later. I often see people who carry, practicing for the moment when they might need to rely on their firearm. However, the way they practice belies their ultimate needs.
Photos by Cora Maglaya, PT, ATC, CSCS LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Serious athletes know it is important to hydrate during sports activities. Proper hydration helps improves muscle function, cools body temperature, and improves concentration. But happens when the perfect storm happens? Imagine you are at a major match. You drink coffee for breakfast, a high sugar electrolyte drink during the match and one not-so-healthy drink with dinner the night before. It is also 105°F at