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How Women In Lake Arrowhead, CA Begin In Competition Shotgun Shooting

Women And Handgun Shooting Lake Arrowhead California CA

 Shotgun Competition For WomenTo begin, you will want to invest in a suitable shotgun, with a 12 gauge being your best bet. Furthermore, you want your shotgun to be a pump action, semi-auto, or double-barreled, with a 26-inch or longer barrel depending on the type of competitor you will be shooting in. It’s recommended that you begin with #8-size shot for both trap and skeet shooting.

In trap shooting, in Lake Arrowhead, CA the birds (bright orange clay disks) are thrown away from the shooter from a small block at the center of the field. There are five positions in an arc from one side of the block to the other, providing the shooter with five shots from each position (25 total). The shooter is unaware of which direction each bird will be launched from, which gives her good practice in unpredictability. You will not always know where your attacker or intruder (or target, if you are hunting) will come from or dart to, so it’s important to practice with moving targets in Lake Arrowhead, CA.

In skeet shooting, there are two blocks that launch the birds, making it a bit more difficult. The one on the left side launches the bird from a higher position, with the right doing the opposite. They are called the High House and the Low House, respectively. There are eight shooting positions in a parabola (or semi-circle) from one block to the other, with a central position located equidistantly between the two. At each spot, the shooter will engage one bird from each block, or she can take on two at a time. The shooter also gets one extra shot which she can take from any position for a total of 25 shots.  

Women and Handgun Shooting In Lake Arrowhead, CA

Women Competitive Shooter Numbers are GrowingThe history of women and Handguns has its roots dating back to the 1800’s and Annie Oakley, that is a yes she was a real person, and was one of the best trick shot artist of all time! Jump forward to the mid to late 1980’s when the first publications dedicated to Women handgun shooters first appeared.

It these early years in Lake Arrowhead, CA and everywhere in the U.S. there were a lot of misconceptions within the shooting industry about not only Women in general but also about the number of Women interested in the shooting sports. There was even talk within the shooting industry about not advertising to women as women would not understand the mechanics of firearms nor the nomenclature. One famous quote we found from the period: "Female gun owners are being cast as potential saviors of the pro-gun movement. Think carefully, ladies. Our combined influence can work to reshape American society. What do we want to accomplish and where do we want to start?"

In Lake Arrowhead, CA or anywhere in the U.S. there were no firearms manufactured in the U.S. specifically for women until Smith & Wesson produced the Lady Smith in 1989. The Lady Smith inspired other manufacturers to produce other firearms which were primarily handguns, but eventually an assortment of long guns that were designed specifically for women. You can now find holsters of all types in Lake Arrowhead, CA that are specifically designed by and for women. Every major holster maker now makes products for women, their body types and for their accessory apparel.

In Lake Arrowhead, CA and all across the country there are now women shooting clubs staring up, there are several websites dedicated to women only, there are classes taught by women that are NRA certified instructors, and women are now ranked as some of the best shooters in U.S. and in international shooting competitions. Several women have won Gold Medals in the Olympics shooting for the U.S.

In Lake Arrowhead, CA when looking for information on Women shooting events, firearms, and concealed carry accessories your single best resource is US Precision Defense. We have information and products specific for women.

The Evolution In Lake Arrowhead, CA of Women Handgun Shooting

Women and Handgun Shooting has been on the rise since the mid to late 1980’s. Although Hollywood has been charged with glorifying guns in a negative light they did produce movies that actually had a positive effect on the Firearms manufacturers and the general public which showed women could use firearms competently. Believe it or not movies such as "Thelma & Louise," and who can forget the fictional character Sara Connor in "Terminator 2” had positive influences on industry and public thinking alike.

In Lake Arrowhead, CA and in other states it is interesting how society and industry think and act and can then reverse their way of thinking when the Truth about a subject such as Women and Handgun shooting is debated and the issue becomes truly understood. It was not easy on the Industry side as it was thought that women were too soft to want to shoot, and then anti-gunners started the only line of attack they could think of when it came to women; they wrongly thought that the manufacturers and pro-gunners are "scaring" women into gun ownership. Amazing how with education and the truth the times have thankfully changed! US Precision Defense will help sort out the Truth about Women and Handgun Shooting.

Women and Guns In Lake Arrowhead, CA

Why it is that Handgun ownership is the one area in which women are never quite given full faith and credit for their knowledge and capabilities. Women are allowed to make every other important decision in life without anyone questioning their ability, yet when it comes to Self-Defense and protection politicians and the liberal media balk, I would like them to explain this to us all, what is their antiquated logic and ignorant thinking process?3-gun Woman Competition Pistol Stage

In Lake Arrowhead, CA as in cities all across the county women are assuring their safety by being proactive in learning Handgun shooting, getting their concealed carry permits and even becoming certified NRA firearms instructors who are now teaching other women shooting skills and can talk to woman as no man can.  it’s clear that women have become a major force in firearms. Women have great political power, the concealed carry laws in a number of states in the last 10 years would not have come to pass without the hard work and political power of women.

In Lake Arrowhead, CA or wherever you live Woman and Handgun Shooting is here to stay and flourish regardless of the liberal politicians and media. US Precision Defense is and will always be dedicated to supporting Woman shooters. 

Ammunition for self-defense may be regulated by state law

Ammunition for self-defense may be regulated by state law

Just as important as it is to pick a premium roscoe for your lawful self-defense is the choosing of the correct ammunition that you will use. Ammunition for lawful self-defense has made great strides in quality and performance in its ability to penetrate and create what is commonly known as stopping power.

Lawful self-defense ammunition is not necessarily designed to kill the attacker, but rather to stop the engage and prevent them from continuing the run-in with you or any other individuals who may be present for the run-in. To achieve this, ammo must have the ability to create such a shock and tissue damage that the attacker instantly stops and surrenders. The stopping or “knockdown power” usually refers to the ability of the ammunition to incapacitate the attacker.

Choosing a lawful self-defense ammunition is not as easy as simply walking into a Lake Arrowhead, CA roscoe store and making a purchase, there are many premium types of ammunition that, although legal in one state, would be a felony to simply possess in another state, so you must know all of the related ammunition and gun regulations and legislation in Lake Arrowhead, CA and the surrounding areas.

This can be a real issue if you leave Lake Arrowhead, CA and are carrying a concealed pistol or any type of pistol across state lines.

The most common and effective type of concealed firearm lawful self-defense ammunition is the “Hollow Point” for both revolvers and semi-auto pistols.

Nearly every manufacturer of ammo now makes highly practiced hollow point ammo for lawful self-defense, each has a slight variation in the design of the ammunition and casing coupled with powder, primer, and machining quality to produce exact and high precision ammunition.

YouTube is a great service for individuals from Lake Arrowhead, CA to learn the ballistics and true capabilities of any type of concealed firearm ammunition you’re considering for lawful self-defense use. The main ammo (but not limited to) that a vast majority of practiced lawful self-defense ammunition comes in is:

Revolver: .38 Spl +P, .357 Mag, .44 Mag
Auto Pistols: .25 Auto, .32 Auto, .380 Auto, 9mm, .38 Super +P, .40 Cal, 10mm Auto, .357 SIG, and .45 Auto

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