United States Practical Shooting Association

Designed to test shooter’s shooting ability vis-à-vis equipment and techniques; the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) is the national governing body of practical shooting in the United States. The practical shooting which USPSA governs tends to measure the ability to shoot rapidly and accurately with a full power handgun, and or a Pistol Caliber … Read more

The Bianchi Cup

The Bianchi Cup, otherwise known as the National Action Pistol Championship has been the gold standard in action shooting for over four decades now. Aside from being the premier action pistol championship tournament in the whole world, the Bianchi Cup still remains the only major shooting tournament that has retained its original courses-of-fire since its … Read more

International Practical Shooting Confederation

The International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) is the largest and oldest practical shooting in the world. This shooting sport is a purely technical high performance shooting for dynamic marksmen where a milli-second can prove crucial. IPSC matches are all about being fast and presumably furious. You, as a shooter, must blend accuracy, speed, and control … Read more

Cowboy Action Shooting

“Cowboy Action Shooting” (CAS) is a multi-faceted shooting sport where contestants compete with firearms that are typical of those used in the taming of the Old West. It’s a multi-gun shooting competition that utilizes a combination of single-action revolvers, pistol caliber lever action rifles, and old-time shotguns staged in a unique, characterized Old West Style. … Read more

The International Confederation of Revolver Enthusiasts

The International Confederation of Revolver Enthusiasts (ICORE) is an international community that promotes action shooting – competitive shooting with revolvers. The ICORE shooting sport has elements from Bianchi Cup, IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation), and the Steel Challenge. ICORE matches are for the revolver shooters who really want to engage in a competitive match against … Read more

What is Steel Challenge?

  “To promote safe, fair, and fun participation in steel shooting competition for members of all ages and skill levels, through effective leadership, education, communication, and administration.” – That is the mission statement of the Steel Challenge Shooting Association. From the above statement, note the words, “…all ages and skill levels…” – It denotes that … Read more

Why Shoot Competitively?

So you went and bought your first gun and have taken some training classes….That is Awesome and Kudos to you getting that training. You have been to the range a couple of times and it feels like you starting to get bored… Oh Man…what did I buy this thing for if I am already bored? … Read more

Buying Your First Handgun

So, You want to buy your first handgun. You have tons of questions…. What kind of handgun?, what size of handgun?, what caliber should I get?, where should I buy it? what are the legalities involved? Where do I start? Well, hopefully this blog will clear some of these questions up for you. I am … Read more