Women Shooting IDPA Competitions In Schenectady, NY

Women And Handgun Shooting Schenectady New York NY

IDPA Women's NationalsOne of the fastest growing shooting sports in Schenectady, NY that women are competing in is IDPA – International Defense Pistol Association. This is one of, if not the most practical shooting sport for concealed carry and self-defense. In the sport the shooter uses duty or daily carry ammunition in various simulated “real world” self-defense scenarios with your daily carry pistol and holster. The different shooting situations change to meet circumstances you may face on the street, in your car, home, or just out in public.

The competitions in Schenectady, NY allow you to compete with your peers at your skill level and you progress on your own terms and speed. The shooting courses have unlimited possibilities and it is what makes the sport so much fun to participate in. If you are interested in learning skills that could save your life in real self-defense situations by solving different and challenging defensive shooting problems then this is truly the sport for you!

A great sport that does not require any special equipment in Schenectady, NY, just your everyday carry gun, holster, and ammo. Shoot for fun, shoot for competition, shoot for training and for your self-defense.

Women and Handgun Shooting In Schenectady, NY

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 Schenectady, NY 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 Schenectady, NY 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 Schenectady, NY 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 Schenectady, NY 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 Schenectady, NY 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 Schenectady, NY 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 Schenectady, NY 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 Schenectady, NY

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 Schenectady, NY 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 Schenectady, NY 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. 

Self-Defense Legal Protection For Both CCW Permit Holders And Constitutional Carry

If you are going to pack a concealed firearm for defend, you need a protection plan for concealed carry.

In today’s litigious society, any resident in the Schenectady, NY area that has a CCL, carries a piece constitutionally, carries openly or uses any type of hidden firearm or baton in defend, is at great risk that they will face suit, possibly even criminal prosecution if they use a piece or any piece for defend. Even if the use of deadly force was justified in your mind and possibly even legally justified, court costs are a true reality one must be prepared to endure.

In protecting oneself during suit, whether it be in the civil courts such as a wrongful death lawsuit or a criminal case where you are accused of the use of excessive force or even homicide, court costs in all reality will more than likely be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not more, even if found innocent and not guilty! Can you afford $500,000 in legal fees?

If you carry openly or pack a concealed firearm you must have a plan, and with all the various organizations selling different types of protection plans for concealed carry and protection plans for concealed carry, you must do due diligence in your research. Did you know there’s a major difference between protection plans for concealed carry and protection plans for concealed carry? Several of the organizations that sell true protection plans for concealed carry cannot offer their services in all 50 states because of the different goverment policies concerning protection plans for concealed carry whereas organizations that sell protection plans for concealed carry are allowed to sell their programs in every state, this would be exceptionally helpful if you are traveling with a CCL under reciprocity with a neighboring state and then were involved in a defend shooting dispute.

If you’re struggling for your life in the criminal justice system in Schenectady, NY, there are going to be out of pocket expenses that can equal or even exceed attorney fees. There will be things such as bail, hiring investigators to help with your case, various experts, pre-trial discovery, just to mention a few of the areas that you need to make sure are covered by the organization that you choose to provide your comprehensive protection plan for concealed carry.

Another major item you must take into consideration when choosing the organization you want to work with is what are their limits of their defense in both personnel assigned to your case and monetary limits. There are actually some organizations that are very limited and others that have no limits, so doing your homework and due diligence in researching the best organization for your needs is of paramount importance.

One organization that we have found with some of, if not the best and most comprehensive coverage in Schenectady, NY, is the organization “CCW Safe”.