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Shooting fundamentals

Shooting fundamentals

Polish your shooting skills with these seven shooting fundamentals as taught by Marksman’s Nest chief ranger Geoffrey Coetzee. A top-rated marksman himself, Geoffrey provides the following advice. 1. Stance Whether sitting, standing or kneeling, your stance is the...

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Regulations on firearms licences

Regulations on firearms licences

"South Africa’s current firearms regulatory framework consists of the Firearms Control Act (FCA) and its subsidiary legislation, which has been in place since 2004. "This framework imposes strict substantive and procedural requirements for obtaining a competency...

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The low-down on firearm licences

The low-down on firearm licences

Please take note of the requirements for various types of firearm licences. • Section 13 - This is a firearm licence for SELF DEFENSE and valid for 5 years: you may have a maximum of 200 rounds for this section. However, you may only buy more ammunition once you've...

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Are you a tactical top shot?

Are you a tactical top shot?

You're invited to the Marksman's Nest Tactical Top Shot event on 16 and/or 17 October 2020 from 9h00. As we only allow 8 shooters per hour, do book your slot in advance by sending a WhatsApp message to Geoffrey on 082 7172197. The event promises to be exhilarating...

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How to see better through your rifle scope

How to see better through your rifle scope

There are several things to consider before you open your wallet and invest in that next rifle scope. You’ll have to determine the rifle — and its caliber along with the resulting recoil — as a starting point. A budget, your hunting conditions, and your shooting range...

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Learn good target-shooting from the professionals now

Learn good target-shooting from the professionals now

The sport of target-shooting requires concentration, self-discipline and great self-control. Being relaxed and focused is key to handling firearms. Shooting at a mark as a test of skill began with archery circa 1300, long before the advent of firearms. Rifles were...

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