WHAT ARE "OUTLAW" SHOOTING SPORTS? by I J Larivers

First, some background. There are a number of world bodies which administer various shooting sport disciplines. The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) regulates the Olympic disciplines. The International Practical Shooting Confederation…
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THE OLDER WAYS ARE NOT OBSOLETE by I J Larivers

I'm not a big fan of off-body carry, but the Mexpedition bags are outstanding kit! I have always personally been a follower of calibres that started with the Holy Number Four, and that, in those days, usually meant .45ACP. I always carried…
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DYNAMIC SHOOTING SPORTS AND THE PROFESSIONAL HUNTER by I J Larivers

Speaking on the range in respect of Practical Pistol shooting with other competitors back in the 1990s when we were on the local competition circuit, we said that the discipline might not really be all that practical in a real world sense in terms…
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CLASSIC RANGE DRILLS by I J Larivers

I was sitting in the pub after a day’s shooting at The Harare Gun Club, and a few of us were discussing “the good old days”. Some things from then were better than others, I suppose. Most of us had shot the local Practical Pistol circuit…
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The Whys and Hows of Hearing Protection By I J Larivers

Good quality active hearing protectors. When I first started shooting competitively, most of my club’s committee consisted of the ‘old guard’- folks who’d been on the range or around firearms a lot for most of their lives, throughout…