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The First Action Shooting Matches

From humble origins, action shooting evolved into a multi-sport shooting juggernaut. Here’s the story of...

Results: 2021 NRA Rifle Silhouette National Championships

Past champion Cathy Winstead-Severin, along with Erich Mietenkorte and Luke Johnson, were the top shooters...

All About Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clays

Our guide covers three of America’s most popular shotgun sports, including some history and how...

Return To Competition: 1918 National Matches

The return of the National Matches in 1918 also marked the debut of the Small...

Amsterdam 1928 Olympics: Another Games Without Shooting Events

Well, there was shooting in the modern pentathlon event, but back in 1928 U.S. shooters...

Stockholm 1912 Olympics: The Games Become An Event (Part 2)

Part 2 of our deep dive into shooting events at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Olympic...

How Gen. Ammon Critchfield Discovered Camp Perry In 1905

An excerpt from Brig. Gen. Critchfield's memoir, with his account of the discovery of the...

London 1908 Olympics: The U.S. Team Almost Missed The Games (Part 3)

Part 3 of our deep dive on shooting events at the 1908 London Olympic Games.

Athens 1906 Olympics: But Not For Record

An account of Olympic competitive shooting events at the 1906 Games in Athens.

Choosing A Competitive Shooting Program For The College Campus

Competitive shooting is primarily a mental sport that teaches concentration, self-control, focus and discipline. Serious...

The Origin Of The Olympic Games

The first Olympic Games were held Ancient Greece in 776 B.C., on the west side...

The Winchester 1876 Centennial Rifle

The first big-bore, big game lever-action started as nothing more than a stopgap measure.

Use AmazonSmile To Benefit NRA International Rifle Teams

AmazonSmile is a simple, automatic way to support NRA International rifle teams every time you...

Cimarron Firearms Plinkerton Back After 12-Year Hiatus

This popular sub-$200 cowboy action rimfire revolver has returned, much to the delight of .22...

History Of The First Semi-Automatic Pistols

Did you know the first semi-automatic pistol was unveiled in the late 19th century?

Origin Story: The Word “Pistol”

The word “pistol” was in common usage by the 18th century.

Do You Need A Bull Barrel?

In general, a bull barrel describes any barrel that is heavier and thicker than a...

Papier-Mâché To Polymer: Getting The K31 Back Into The Rapid-Fire Stages

Northridge has durable polymer chargers for the Swiss K31 rifle.

Choosing An AR-15 Match Rifle Barrel

You need a good barrel if you want to win with an AR-15 in match...

Looking Back At The 2001 U.S. Roberts Team Victory At Bisley

In 2001, the Americans managed to seize the Field Marshall Earl Roberts Trophy by a...
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