Archive for training

Knowing Your Limitations in the Backcountry

Knowing personal limitations comes with experience and exposure. What can you do to ensure you know the ins and outs of your own abilities? Caylen Wojcik offers a little advice on the matter.

August 13, 2014

LaserLyte Announces LT-LR Laser Trainer for .22 Caliber Firearms

LaserLyte has announced its new LT-LR Laser Trainer for .22 caliber firearms.

June 24, 2014

A Wingshooter's Off-Season Checklist

If one sits idly by all summer long, it's hard to imagine him dusting off his shotgun in October and enjoying a successful season. If you're looking for ways to stay sharp, check out Kyle Wintersteen's off-season checklist for wingshooters.

June 13, 2014

Can a Gundog Be Too Controlled?

Sure, want your gundog to be obedient—but is there such a thing as too obedient?

February 14, 2014

Winchester Announces W Train & Defend Brand

An unprecedented number of first-time gun owners have flooded the industry, and selecting the proper ammunition has been one of their greatest challenges. Winchester has decided to make things a little easier on new shooters, with the introduction of its new W Train & Defend brand.

December 30, 2013

Inside Aimpoint's Sportsman Shooting Center

Aimpoint’s Sportsman Shooting Center (SSC)—the United States’ first indoor hunting shooting center—opened Sept. 21, 2013 at Grapevine, Texas. SSC provides the opportunity for shooters to practice on dynamic hunting scenarios inside an air-conditioned, live-fire cinema range using their own rifles and ammunition. The center includes a 100-yard sighting tunnel and an interactive simulator. Patrons are also offered the option of renting Blaser R8 rifles, and Norma ammunition is available for purchase in all major hunting calibers. Aimpoint sights will be offered as well. For more, visit SportsmanShootingCenter.com.

September 25, 2013

The Ruger American Rifle at Gunsite Academy

The fall hunting seasons are rapidly approaching, and there's never a bad time to work on your form. With that in mind, Ruger invited Associate Online Editor Shawn Skipper to Paulden, Ariz., to attend Gunsite Academy's Hunter Prep course under the watchful eye of venerable instructor Il Ling New. Once there, it was time to put the budget-friendly Ruger American Rifle through its paces. Get a closer look at Gunsite with this gallery.

August 20, 2013

LaserLyte Releases LT-120 Universal Shotgun Trainer

The new LT-120 is LaserLyte's first shotgun laser system, and is ideal for home defense practitioners, target shooters and wing shooters alike.

June 04, 2013

Getting Ready for Western Hunting

By Bob Robb

I’ve seen countless middle-aged hunters who have finally reached the point in life that they can afford to go on some cool hunts, but are in such poor shape they either can’t get the most out of their adventure, or have their hunt ruined completely.

August 07, 2012

Can I Train for Altitude Hunting at Home?

By Keith Wood

The Myth: "If you live near sea level, getting in shape for a mountain hunt is impossible."

July 05, 2011

If You Could Go Back in Time

Would you have trained your dog any differently?

July 31, 2009

The Come Command

This basic command lays the foundation for the more advanced regimen that lies ahead.

July 20, 2009