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Why women should learn to shoot

Why women should learn to shoot

With Women’s Day and month upon us, we’d like to outline why women should learn to shoot. The number of gun-owning women has been rising dramatically over the past decade and they all have one thing in common: empowerment! Many of these women cite personal protection...

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Get a grip

Get a grip

When we say ‘get a grip’, we’re all for the importance of grip and trigger as two of the most important factors in shooting accurately with a handgun. With proper grip, you can shoot any calibre firearm - from the .22, all the way up to the .500 Magnum. Marksman’s...

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Concealed carry requires training

Concealed carry requires training

Make no mistake: concealed carry requires training. Many gun owners are mistaken in thinking that with a gun licence and being able to point a gun, they’ll be able to defend themselves when the need arises. “Not so,” said Marksman’s Nest chief ranger Geoffrey Coetzee....

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Self-defence training in the workplace

Self-defence training in the workplace

Never has it been a better time to consider self-defence training in the workplace. And we here at Marksman’s Nest Firearm Shooting Range believe that self-defence training in the workplace is all about empowerment-first safety training. Just consider the fact that...

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You get health benefits at a shooting range

You get health benefits at a shooting range

A little known fact is that you get health benefits at a shooting range. Just think about it: it’s cardiovascular, increases muscle strength, ups stamina, exercises your eyes, improves brain health and lightens your mood. Cardiovascular work-out Moving from target to...

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Be prepared, because crime is out of control in SA

Be prepared, because crime is out of control in SA

We want to reiterate: be prepared because crime is out of control in SA. The most recent 2021/2022 Quarterly Crime Statistics makes for very uncomfortable reading. Compared to the previous financial year, there was an increase of a whopping 60.6% in contact crimes...

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Step up with handgun proficiency training

Step up with handgun proficiency training

Step up with handgun proficiency training this month. Our next course on 23 April in Malmesbury is the Defensive Handgun course for private citizens. This is undoubtedly one of the most popular courses in the Western Cape. Once you’ve done this proficiency course,...

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You’re in the best hands with this man

You’re in the best hands with this man

Be assured, you’re in the best hands with this man: Geoffrey Coetzee. Being both chief ranger and owner of Marksman’s Nest Shooting Ranges near Malmesbury and Velddrif, he secretly also is a man of many talents. As a former mechanised infantry captain in the SANDF, he...

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Advanced Law Enforcement Officer Tactics course saves lives

Advanced Law Enforcement Officer Tactics course saves lives

There are no two ways about it: the Advanced Law Enforcement Officer Tactics Course saves lives. Sharp skills for the job On a daily basis, enforcement officers face death and attacks on their person. Not only that, but these same officers are supposed to safeguard...

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The importance of shooting ranges

The importance of shooting ranges

The importance of shooting ranges is far-reaching – not only for gun owners, but for those considering owning a gun or practising sport-shooting. Add to this self-defence development, family outings and gun experiences, and you pretty much get an all-round day of...

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