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Advanced Long-range Course at Marksman’s Nest

Advanced Long-range Course at Marksman’s Nest

Calling all basic to advanced shooters: Come and experience the outdoors with us in your own tent or camper. Check in on Friday 30 April at 17h00 and stay until Saturday 1 May 17h00. Your trainer will be Wouter de Wet. Just bring your own rifle and ammo. The cost is...

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Women are doing it for themselves!

Women are doing it for themselves!

Every three hours, a woman is killed in South Africa. What's more, the rate of femicide is five times higher than the global average. This is South Africa’s ‘other pandemic’. And half of the victims were murdered by men with whom they had a close relationship. Last...

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Maintain your handgun. Here’s how.

Maintain your handgun. Here’s how.

Owning a handgun requires responsibility. And this responsibility includes proper care and maintenance. In this article we’ll focus on revolvers and pistols. Although revolvers will generally need less maintenance, you still need to pull that wheel gun out, look it...

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The importance of private firearm shooting lessons

The importance of private firearm shooting lessons

Sure, learning to shoot is simple. But hang on: it’s definitely not as easy as pie. There’s a lot to learn, which is why signing up for private firearm shooting lessons at Marksman’s Nest Firearm Training Centre & Shooting Range is your very best bet. Working with...

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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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