women

SUMMER CARRY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

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9 TIPS FOR WOMEN STARTING OUT IN COMPETITVE SHOOTING

I am not a professional shooter; I do not even attempt to compete outside of my local ranges.  If I were to be spending every weekend at local, regional, state, or national matches; I wouldn’t have the time to do what I really love, teaching firearms courses.  However, I do make the time to shoot and participate as a range officer in our monthly action pistol matches because I think it’s great training; it tests your capabilities as well as the capabilities of your gear under stress.… Read the rest

THE PINK GUN DEBATE

My Sprinfield XD .40 subcompact with the extended magaizne, and my 4.5 in XDM 9mm in PINK!

There has been a lot of dispute on the internet lately concerning pink guns. Some people think that pink guns are a sexist approach by the manufactueres to sell to women; some people think pink guns are just a desperate attempt to make women interested in  shooting to begin with; some think they look too much like a toy; and then there are those who actually like pink guns.… Read the rest

THE SELF-DEFENSE SEMINAR TRAP

 
This is a guest article by Nick from www.IndestructibleTraining.com . Nick has been studying martial arts since childhood, he now teachs both Kyokushin and Rifle Marksmanship. His blog focuses on integrating training across a variety of systems and platforms for the purposes of self-defense.
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Self Defense

Self Defense (Photo credit: Pioneer Library System)

Self-defense seminars are a great way to get the self-defense subject in front of people, especially those people that wouldn’t normally dedicate significant amounts of their time to training.… Read the rest

SIG P238 REVIEW

A P238 pistol chambered for .380 ACP by Sig Sauer

A P238 pistol chambered for .380 ACP by Sig Sauer (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Four of the Sig P238s have come through my classes in the recent past, and I have had the opportunity to both shoot them as well as observe them in the hands of my students.

I realize that the P238 is by no means a newer gun, but with them recently becoming more popular with the female students in my classes, I would like say a few words regarding it’s functionality for both myself and my students.… Read the rest

GIFTS FOR GUN LOVING LADIES

You may or may not be aware that Packing Pretty is on Pinterest. I’ve got a handful of boards, one of which is the very popular Gun Friendly Fashion board dedicated to building a fashionable wardrobe for concealed carry.My newest board is Gifts For Her. I designed this board as a brainstorming tool for those who are looking to get gifts for the protection oriented ladies in their lives. This board boasts some great items from some really great people and companies such as Hot Caliber, The Mighty Pen CoArmed in Heels, and more.… Read the rest

CARRYING MORE THAN JUST A GUN AT THE 2012 OLYMPICS

It’s not every day you see an  olympic worthy female shooter, and even more rare to see one who’s carrying more than just a gun! 29-year-old Malaysian shooter Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi  will be shooting in the London Olympics this year, and at the same time she will approximately 33 weeks (8 months) pregnant.

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Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi

Nur  has already kicked some serious booty in shooting games overseas. She took a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi and a  bronze medal at the Asian Games in Guangzhou in 2010.  … Read the rest

GRACIE SHOOTING THE BARRETT 50 BMG (VIDEO)

Shooting the Barrett 50 BMG, what can I say? AWESOME! It’s a life changing experience…and not just financially—The rifle alone costs around $10,000 (that’s before optics or any other accessories), and each time you pull the trigger you just shot a five dollar bill.

My thanks to Gregg Smith and  David Smith for making this possible! Watch Gregg as he points out where I hit. Enjoy!

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GIRLS AND GUNS| A POST BY REBECCAGUNS

This post is from Rebecca’s blog rebeccaguns. It is such a great article that I had to have it on Packing Pretty. Rebecca graciously allowed me to post it here, be sure to check out her blog if you like what you read! 

 

So I saw this poster when I was at the gun range the other day and it made me stop and stare. At first, I thought it was uproariously funny. Just look at those underpants she’s wearing!… Read the rest

GIRLS AND GUNS

Here is a pretty cool infographic I came across on www.camotrading.com. Be sure to check them out and send a word of encouragement their way if you like this! They’ve got some pretty neat camo swimwear for the ladies too.

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