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...
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...
Timing

Timing

Timing of your mount and the release of the shot Author:  Luther Cutts, Head Instructor (NSCA Level 3), Competitor  This article is directed at the shooters who shoot from the low-gun position and mount the gun after seeing the target.  In...
Pre-Shot Routine

Pre-Shot Routine

Pre-Shot Routine Author:  Luther Cutts, Head Instructor (NSCA Level 3), Competitor  In the article Pre-Shot Planning, we discussed the concept and the benefits of planning your shots in advance. Properly done, you should be done your pre-shot...
Pre-Shot Planning

Pre-Shot Planning

Pre-Shot Planning Author:  Luther Cutts, Head Instructor (NSCA Level 3), Competitor  As shooters progress and improve, most find that the actions they take before the call for the target have a significant impact on their success in breaking the target....
How to Care for Your Shotgun

How to Care for Your Shotgun

Author:  Luther Cutts, Head Instructor (NSCA Level 3), Competitor  Care for a firearm is an important enough topic to warrant its own chapter in the Canadian Firearms Safety Course.  There are several reasons for this – proper care and...
Starting Young Shooters Off Right

Starting Young Shooters Off Right

Starting Young Shooters Off Right Author:  Luther Cutts, Head Instructor (NSCA Level 3), Competitor  The future of any sport is almost always determined by the confluence of the continuous study and advancement of the techniques used in the sport as...
Behind the Scenes at a Shooting Event

Behind the Scenes at a Shooting Event

Behind the Scenes: Some of the lesser-known aspects of hosting a registered competitive event Author:  Luther Cutts, Head Instructor (NSCA Level 3), Competitor  Most of us roll in to the shoot grounds, visit with our friends, have fun shooting the...
Hunting Etiquette

Hunting Etiquette

Etiquette in Hunting Author:  Luther Cutts, Head Instructor (NSCA Level 3), Competitor Etiquette, or courteous behaviour, in the shooting sports is rooted in a desire to combine both safety and respect for fellow shooters. When everyone understands the...