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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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Eye gym to improve marksmanship and reflexes

Eye gym to improve marksmanship and reflexes

Eye gym to improve marksmanship and reflexes works like a treat. Remember, your eyes are muscles. So, as with any other muscle in your body, you can make them stronger through exercise. Many people, including first-class marksmen, simply resign themselves to the fact...

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Love your gun

Love your gun

In this, the month of love, be sure to love your gun too. Some loving will go a long way to ensuring your gun is in tip-top working order at a time when you might need it most. It takes very little effort to maintain your gun. Ideally, maintenance should be done every...

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Senior citizens need our support

Senior citizens need our support

There is absolutely no ‘should’ about it, but fact is that senior citizens need our support. All the more so if it’s close to home – as is the case with Goue Aar Old Age Home in Malmesbury. This wonderful facility has been part of the Malmesbury community for 42...

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The most advanced close-quarter course for private SA citizens

The most advanced close-quarter course for private SA citizens

The most advanced close-quarter course for private SA citizens will take place at Marksman’s Nest shooting range on 12 and 19 February 2022 at 10h00. According to chief ranger Geoffrey Coetzee, “If you can handle the pressure on this course, you can handle anything in...

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Recreational shooting is fun

Recreational shooting is fun

You might have guessed that recreational shooting is fun – a bunch of fun in fact. Even as a new hobbyist, you’ll find there are activities to suit every taste. This is apart from the valuable marksmanship practice you’ll get at the range. Safe & friendly...

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Have a safe holiday

Have a safe holiday

Have a safe holiday is our message to all members and visitors. And this message doesn’t only apply to staying Covid-safe. It means you should protect you and yours this Festive Season. Your home December is the peak month for house robberies. So make sure your home...

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Marksman’s Nest loves and protects wildlife

Marksman’s Nest loves and protects wildlife

It’s always been the case that Marksman’s Nest loves and protects wildlife. So much so, that we have a strict policy that wildlife is off-limits during practice shooting. Hosting an owl A while ago, we were privileged when a female Spotted Eagle Owl chose the tyres on...

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