How to get into….Skeet Shooting

Think you’d like to give American Skeet a go? Champion shooter Jacqui Durham gives us the low-down on what the sport involves, and how to get started. Tell us a bit about yourself – you’ve certainly achieved a lot in your shooting career so far! My name is Jacqui Durham […]

Women of Calibre: Belle Hunter

This month, I caught up with Single Action and Prone Rifle shooter, Belle Hunter (aka Keen Eye Kendra) at the Victorian Single Action State Titles in  Bendigo, Victoria, to discuss her passion for all things shooting. How long have you been shooting? Since I was 16, but I only got […]

The Women of the Chisholm Trail

Heard of Single Action Shooting and want to know what all the fuss is about? Check out my article on the Australian World Regionals of this exciting sport, held every year at Millmerran, Queensland. This article was originally published in the March 2016 edition of Australian Shooter magazine. “The stagecoach […]

How to get into… IPSC Shooting

IPSC is one of the most exciting and popular target shooting disciplines in the world today. This week I chat to World Champion IPSC shooter, Karla Blowers, on what this dynamic sport involves, and how to get started. Tell us a bit about yourself and your achievements in IPSC. My hunger […]

Subconscious shooting: putting your mind to work

World Champion Single Action Shooter, SASS Kicker, talks about her experience of the phenomenon of subconscious shooting. Have you had an experience like this? Let me know in the comments below! This article is reproduced with permission from the February 2016 edition of the Single Action Shooting Society‘s Cowboy Chronicle […]

Women of Calibre: Tracey Jackson Part 2

In the second part of my interview with Paralympian Tracey Jackson, she discusses her many accomplishments and the greater recognition of Paralympians in recent times. You received some much-deserved recognition for your achievements earlier this year, with an Australia Day award from your local community – congratulations!  My Australia Day Award …. […]

Women of Calibre: Tracey Jackson

This week I am honoured to be able to share the truly inspirational story of Paralympian Tracey Jackson, who has overcome enormous personal challenges to become an international level competitor in 10m Air Rifle, and now has her sights set on Rio this year! How did you get into shooting 10 […]

You know you’re a Gun Girl when….

This week, just for fun, I’ve jotted down a few amusing thoughts on things we Gun Girls all have in common. Enjoy! You know you’re a Gun Girl when… ….While watching action movies you can’t help but point out gun-related errors, to the annoyance of your non-shooting friends. ….Half the jewellery […]

Women teaching women in the shooting sports

Recently I read an interesting article on the topic of women teaching women in the shooting sports. It raised some interesting issues, so I thought I’d re-post it here as food for thought. Personally, I am of the opinion that the makings of a great shooting teacher has less to […]

3 unspoken rules of target shooting clubs for new shooters

Photo: Ethan Prater / Flickr I remember the first ever time I rocked up to a target shooting range – not that many years ago! I had never even so much as touched a firearm before, so I had no idea what to expect, or what was expected of me. […]