403-337-2490
Cadence in Shotgun Sports

Cadence in Shotgun Sports

Author:  Luther Cutts, Head Instructor (NSCA Level 3), Competitor  Cadence is a noun used to describe rhythm, beat or measure of events, particularly where there is a pattern or sequence.  It is an important concept in music, many of the performing arts as...
Muzzle Control

Muzzle Control

Author:  Luther Cutts, Head Instructor (NSCA Level 3), Competitor  The topic of muzzle control is something that comes up frequently – I believe that everyone knows that it is a fundamental element in firearms safety, and few would argue that pointing a firearm in an...
Getting through the COVID-19 doldrums…

Getting through the COVID-19 doldrums…

Author:  Luther Cutts, Head Instructor (NSCA Level 3), Competitor With winter finally winding down and relaxing its icy grip, many of us were eagerly anticipating a return to the clay target range.  Those plans, however, were put on hold as the...
Stolen Thoughts or Lessons Passed On?

Stolen Thoughts or Lessons Passed On?

Musings of the Rookie – Sharing the Journey Part 8 I’m not sure I’ve ever had an original thought.  Everything there is to think has already been thought by someone else.  This submission to musingsis no different.  For the life of me I can’t remember the...
OSP (Optimum Shotgun Performance) Training

OSP (Optimum Shotgun Performance) Training

Musings of the Rookie – Sharing the Journey Part 7 Author:  Rob Ridley, Rookie Wowww…..! Can’t say how many times that was said over a couple days with Gil and Vicki Ash of the OSP Shooting school. Silver Willow brought them North from Houston, right...
Good Days & Bad Days

Good Days & Bad Days

Musings of the Rookie – Sharing the Journey Part 6 Author:  Rob Ridley, Rookie If you are reading this, chances are you have at least shot clays once – maybe several times. Perhaps it is an all consuming addiction. Perhaps the addiction is so strong that when...
The Federal 400 Shoot

The Federal 400 Shoot

Musings of the Rookie Part 6 Author:  Rob Ridley, Rookie Well, I just finished the Federal 400 at Silver Willow and as the adrenaline fades, I’m too tired to mow the lawn {smirk} so it seems like a good opportunity to share the journey once more. As a bit of a...
Driven Pheasant Shooting

Driven Pheasant Shooting

Author:  Andrew Harvison, Fellow of the UK: Association of Professional Shooting Instructors  The history  I am not sure if a lot of people stop to think how this form of shooting came about. The key to understanding the history of the sport was...
Don’t Rush – or Be Rushed

Don’t Rush – or Be Rushed

Musings of the Rookie Part 5 Author:  Rob Ridley, Rookie It started as such an incredible day – and as a spoiler, in the grand scheme of things, it ended as an incredible day as well. The blessing started with the weatherman, who provided (as you may recall) +13 °C in...