Regardless of how long you’ve been involved with shooting sports – and yes, shooting is a sport! – one thing is for sure, there’s truly something for everyone. If competition is your jam, there are some popular ways to compete with your gun – whether you prefer your shotgun, your rifle, your pistol, or all... Continue Reading →
Review: Why the Kimber Micro 9 Is My New Carry Pistol
Kimber Micro9 / Galco Holsters KingTuk Cloud I own a few different carry pistols that I’ve carried for self-defense over the past several years. They’re all great, reliable options and carry comfortably. I recently picked up a Kimber Micro 9, and it’s been my go-to EDC carry since the day I got it. There are... Continue Reading →
Tueller Drill: What Is It? Why Does It Matter?
The Tueller Drill is one of those shooting drills that you probably thought about a million times, but you never really knew what it was called. It’s pretty common to hear people inside the self-defense training community say something like, “Most defensive encounters happen within 21 feet, so practice shooting close.” In a nutshell, that’s... Continue Reading →
WHAT IS THE BEST FIRST HANDGUN?
Buying your first gun can be a stressful time, especially if you’re inexperienced and new to shooting. As an instructor, I often get asked, “What’s the best first gun?” Many factors come in to play when you’re looking to purchase a gun, especially if it’s your first. Sometimes buyers are looking to buy a first... Continue Reading →
Product Review – Combat Wipes
I’ve been known to keep a tube of antibacterial wipes in my vehicles, because let’s face it: I tend to get dirty. Between an active outdoor lifestyle and owning a horse, I’m the type of girl that takes the wipes at the supermarket entrance, meant for wiping off your shopping cart, to clean myself up... Continue Reading →
7 Tips for Setting a Good Concealed Carry Example
Every day, ordinary Second-Amendment-loving citizens just like you and me are out and about, doing their daily grind. Sometimes you find each other by accident, sometimes you’re two ships that pass in the night. We’re out there, mixed in amongst the anti-gun crowds and people who have never even thought about carrying a firearm—concealed carrying... Continue Reading →
Firearm Review: Springfield XD-9
I've been a little slow updating the blog, sorry about that! I did want to share my review of the Springfield XD-9, which was recently published by Cheaper Than Dirt. http://blog.cheaperthandirt.com/springfield-armory-xd-9-review/
Braving the Elements
by Annette DoerrBaby its cold outside! Winter seems to be in a holding pattern here in New York State and I am not sure it will EVER go away! Perhaps you are lucky enough to live in a more temperate part of the country, or if you are lucky, you may have access to an... Continue Reading →
Shooting… Winter Olympic Style!
Here is the link to my latest article, published by The Shooting Channel..http://theshootingchannel.com/2013/12/27/shooting-winter-olympic-style/
Conceal Carry… Where Do You Prefer to Carry?
by Annette Doerr Holsters are my favorite firearm accessory. So many different types, endless options, all serving a slightly different purpose. Depending upon what type of firearm license you have, your concealed carry options may or may not be limited. It is up to you to know your local, state, and federal firearm laws associated... Continue Reading →