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From En Bloc To Box Magazine: M1s Mimicking M14s

If you’ve ever thought the M1 Garand would have been a better rifle if it had a box magazine, you’re not alone—John Garand thought so, too. Are those M1 Garands in the photo? The answer is yes they both are.

5 Tips To Improve Your Offhand Shooting

How to master offhand shooting—a difficult skill to learn in any rifle shooting sport.

Budget Service Rifle Build

After the 2016 addition of optics to the High Power Service Rifle rules, the author upgraded an existing AR-15 into a match-grade service rifle suitable for competition. The rule change added a new dimension to the discipline.

Competitors’ Corner: June 2021

Highlights from the June 2021 issue of Shooting Sports USA, the NRA's competitive shooting journal.

5 Tips To Improve Your Service Rifle Prone Shooting

More than 50 percent of the National Match Course is shot in the prone position, so it pays for Service Rifle shooters to know how to shoot well on the ground.

Antwerp 1920 Olympics: Everything But The Kitchen Sink (Part 3)

Part 3 of our deep dive on shooting events at the 1920 Summer Olympic Games.

An Evolving Alliance: 1909 National Matches

This was the year that not only produced higher scores, but also more shooters in attendance at the National Matches. And the 1909 Board Match Report stated in part, "It is possible that had we possessed a National Match from 1850 to 1860 the great Civil War might have been averted."

Results: Buckeye Blossom Midwest Nationals

Born out of necessity, competitive shooters stepped up to help fill the void after Covid-19 canceled the 2020 National Matches.

Amanda Elsenboss: Long-Range Specialist

SSgt. Amanda Elsenboss of the Army Marksmanship Unit’s Service Rifle Team was a dominant shooter last summer—securing high-power honors at both Camp Atterbury and Camp Perry.

Excellence in Competition Rifle: Then and Now

Two competitors, one a Baby Boomer, the other from Generation Z, examine the past and contemplate the future of High Power Rifle competition.

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