Hours of intense training, trigger time, weapons handling, and fundamentals are but a few of the similarities between combat and competitive shooting; it is also where the similarities end. This insightful article, sheds light on how the two types of shooting are similar but very different.
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In Top Shot All-Stars episode 4, they chose a primitive weapon, the longbow. I love primitive weapon challenges on Top Shot, because they prove a shooter’s versatility, and level the playing field. Upon seeing the longbow, Chris Cerino called it “the great equalizer,” and it definitely was. For anyone not familiar with shooting bows, and particularly primitive bows, there is an art to it, and it takes a lot of practice to be really good.
I watched with satisfaction last night as the gang nailed up Littlejohn’s target, along with a Top Shot range flag…Read More >
Having all four of the season winners present to kick it off was a nice touch. They explained the rule changes—no more teams, no more alliances, a completely individual competition, with the losers determined by the results. NOW it’s a shooting match!
The first thing Top Shot viewers will want to know is, who made the cut for All-Stars? Not a single winner is included among the cast, and only two runners-up, Chris Cerino (TS1) and Brian Zins (TS2). Some of the fan favorites aren’t there either, but before anyone screams boycott, let me explain. Many TS competitors have gone on to more diverse experiences, and may actually be even better this time around. This will be a real competition, and I expect to see some amazing shooting. In my opinion, this could be the best season yet.
I am happy to report that you guys are getting it. By that, I mean you are getting the bug…Read More >
Yea, I know that title sounds kinda harsh and it is meant to be, but before I start trash talkin’…Read More >
At the close of each shooting competition season, I spend a little time reminiscing about the good times at 3-Gun…Read More >
Why do you own a gun? Do you shoot for a living? Are you a sponsored hunter, marksman or competitive shooter? Maybe you are in law enforcement, or the military? If not, then you probably own a firearm for two simple reasons: Personal protection and the pure joy of shooting!