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Quick self-defence tips

Quick self-defence tips

A background in self-defence and situational awareness is very important these days – both personally and in business. There are many situations currently in which you need to keep yourself and your family safe. Think carjacking, armed robbery, heists, home invasions....

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Women on target

Women on target

Women are slowly but surely blazing a trail as highly competent shots. Marksman’s Nest Firearm Training Centre & Shooting Range offers programmes designed specifically for women wanting to learn gun ownership fundamentals in a safe, comfortable and non-judgmental...

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Carrying a firearm necessitates self-defence training

Carrying a firearm necessitates self-defence training

Make no mistake, carrying a gun for self-defence is a huge responsibility. So, if this is your choice, it’s imperative to get the requisite licencing to make you legal. And this means learning, understanding and following the laws that govern the carrying of a weapon...

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The close-quarter self-defence training imperative

The close-quarter self-defence training imperative

Yes, that’s right: close-quarter self-defence training is vitally important. From a young age, we’re taught everything - from reading, art, maths, biology to camping in the wild. Yet there’s no official requirement for children, men or women to learn situational...

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Why you love the shooting range

Why you love the shooting range

There’s so much to love about being on the shooting range. Marksman’s Nest shooting range more specifically. There’s the atmosphere, the noise, the smell of smoke hanging in the air: all signalling that you’re having a good time. Plus, going to the shooting range...

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All firearm owners should own a Mantis-X

All firearm owners should own a Mantis-X

Of all the products from the R&D industry that I was privileged to test and evaluate, none quite compared to the Mantis-X. The first item after my resignation from the military was a Kevlar bullet proof vest capable of stopping a 223/556 speeding bullet used by one of...

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Why gun training is important

Why gun training is important

Not only has the gear changed over time, but also the defensive tactics we use. Precisely why it’s imperative to stay in the gun training game. And no better place for this than Marksman’s Nest. Today we know better ways to reload the pistol, better ways to draw the...

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Precision Rifle Series 2021 calendar

Precision Rifle Series 2021 calendar

"With Precision Rifle Series, there is no set path to take in learning to shoot PRS style matches. For most people, the easiest and probably best way to get involved is to simply find a match near you, contact the match director and come along and join in the fun. The...

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