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Celebrating women on the range

Celebrating women on the range

Fittingly, Marksman’s Nest is not only celebrating women on the range, but empowering them to defend themselves in the month of August. More specifically, on 7 August, we invite women to attend a 24-hour Shooting Range Sleepover. Activities on this day will cover...

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More women joining shooting ranges

More women joining shooting ranges

On 1 May, Marksman’s Nest chief ranger Geoffrey Coetzee was greeted by a sight of women, women everywhere on the range. He said, “These ladies believe in the concept that ‘my sport empowers me’. It simply confirms the fact that more women are joining shooting ranges...

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Learn to shoot in self-defence at night

Learn to shoot in self-defence at night

Having to use a firearm for self-defence at night is an entirely different kettle of fish. To learn to shoot in self-defence at night safely, effectively and tactically, you’ll need a self-defence training course at Marksman’s Nest. In this course we teach you how to...

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Prone positions for serious marksmanship

Prone positions for serious marksmanship

According to Jeff Cooper in The Art of the Rifle, “The shooter’s body is the gun mount. It not only stabilises the rifle so that efficient sighting can be achieved, but it also affects trajectory initiation by moving slightly as the projectile moves from the chamber...

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Another fulfilling experience on the range

Another fulfilling experience on the range

On 27 March 2021 we had another great learning experience at Marksman’s Nest Shooting Range. Attended by about 30 people, we had a guest speaker and also a survivor of a farm attack. She gave us a short reality check. We were able to ask questions and got straight...

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Owning a gun requires responsibility

Owning a gun requires responsibility

With great power comes great responsibility! And that applies particularly to owning a firearm. We at Marksman’s Nest continually stress the fact that firearms are incredibly dangerous if mishandled or misused. In the light of the recent mass shootings in America, we...

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Marksmen should be fit!

Marksmen should be fit!

Fitness matters if you want to be a good marksman. Many people in the shooting and preparedness communities neglect fitness. But here at Marksman’s Nest we advocate a good level of fitness. First up is general physical condition, followed by strength and work capacity...

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Great learning experience at our Tactical Training courses

Great learning experience at our Tactical Training courses

After a successful course earlier this month, registration has opened for the next Tactical Training Courses on 1 June and 16 August this year. The entry requirement is a BASIC qualification in Handgun, Shotgun & Carbine, as well as a BUSINESS qualification in...

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Cheers to another successful course

Cheers to another successful course

On 6 March Geoffrey and his team concluded yet another successful Close Quarter Defensive Course for Private Citizens. He commented, “What a beautiful course. We combined the Mindset and Awareness module and it went extremely well. Thanks to our astute training team.”...

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