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  Shooting sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hunting is also a shooting sport, and indeed shooting live pigeons was an Olympic event (albeit only once, in 1900).
The shooting sports are categorized by the type of firearm or target used.
Metallic silhouette shooting, developed to loosely simulate hunting, is shooting at heavy animal-shaped steel silhouettes that must be knocked down to score, typically at long range using very powerful pistols.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shooting_sports   (1571 words)

  
 Shooting Sports
It uses the skills and disciplines of shooting to assist young people and their leaders in obtaining knowledge and developing skills.
Development of skills within the discipline of shooting and "life skills" is implicit in the program curriculum and explicitly stated for volunteers.
The shooting sports and related natural resource activities are utilized as a vehicle for human growth and development.
4h.missouri.edu /go/projects/shootingsports   (897 words)

  
 Venturing - Ranger Award Electives - Shooting Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Shooting must be under the supervision of a certified instructor and with equipment approved by that instructor.
Shoot five shots each at eight TQ7 targets at a distance of 25 feet for a total of 40 shots.
Shoot five shots each at eight bull's-eye B-40 targets at a distance of 33 feet for a total of 40 shots.
usscouts.org /advance/venturing/Electives/ShootingSports.html   (1140 words)

  
 Sports Photography -- Capturing the Fleeting Moment
When you are shooting sports, in particular football and soccer, keep in mind that plays shot on the far side of the field are closer to the background than shots on the near side of the field.
Baseball is one of the hardest sports to shoot.
Sports is the one area where you will burn LOTS of frames just to get you timing down and learn how to photograph the sport through a lens digital allows you to figure it out without going broke.
www.photo.net /sports/overview   (10437 words)

  
 Shooting Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Shooting Sports Activities Checklist -- There are many important safety concerns that need to be followed.
Shooting Sports Trainings and Activities -- This is a booklet to tell about the different trainings available and a registration form for signing up for the trainings.
Field Sports Merit Badge Makeup Day - If you have a partial in Archery, Rifle or Shotgun Merit Badge, this is the class for you to attend and complete the requirements.
ihcdev.netzodiac.org /Activities/shooting_sports/index.asp   (696 words)

  
 4-H SHOOTING, HUNTING, SAFETY EDUCATION and SHOOTING SPORTS in ARIZONA
Shooting is the second most popular international sport behind track and field.
Shooting ability is not essential to be a good, responsible leader, but a willingness to learn coaching skills is essential.
If you have decided that your child is not ready to be trained in the handling and use of a gun, explain to your child that he or she must not touch a gun in your home, unless you are present and have given permission.
www.u.arizona.edu /~pforeman/4-HShooting/4hpage.html   (933 words)

  
 Shooting Sports
The California 4-H Shooting Sports Program provides instruction in the safe handling of firearms and archery equipment, develops self-confidence and leadership abilities in 4‑H participants, and instills an appreciation for conservation and wildlife.
To establish and expand a National 4-H Shooting Sports Teen Ambassador Program that is replicable at the Regional, State and County levels, affording teens the opportunities to demonstrate their skills in leadership, citizenship and community service through ambassador activities that promote and encourage the 4-H Shooting Sports Program.
We were also responsible for presenting the awards each night for the national shooting sports invitational that was running in conjunction with the ambassador training.
fourh.ucdavis.edu /projresource/shootingsports/index.asp   (751 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - SPORTS
In a sport where the bullseye looks about the size of the full stop at the end of this sentence, a sport where shooters compete amid a cacophony of noise and still concentrate on firing between heartbeats, Takacs' achievement tests the imagination.
In part this leap can be ascribed to advances in the technology of firearms and equipment, which have led to constant changes in the shooting competition.
But it can also be ascribed to the passion shooters have for their sport.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/programme/index_uk.asp?SportCode=SH   (182 words)

  
 Shooting Sports and Education Facility at MSU (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
We invite you to support this new, on-campus shooting sports, education, and training center.
The shooting sports and education facility will be one of the top five indoor shooting facilities in North America, the second largest indoor shooting facility in the Midwest, the only facility in the Midwest to offer three separate shooting ranges, and the only facility in the northern U.S. with a 90 meter outdoor archery range.
The facility will be open to the public and provide a venue to host national, regional, and local shooting sports activities.
www.fw.msu.edu.cob-web.org:8888 /shootingsports   (173 words)

  
 Georgia Shooting Sports
Competitors will shoot from prone, standing and kneeling positions in either of two categories, determined by rifle type: Precision and Sporter.
The American Legion recognizes that guns are a part of sports and recreation in our society and strives to teach youngsters the proper use of firearms before accidents occur.
Shooting Clothing Sporter Clothing rule 4.3 and Precision Clothing rule 4.6 will be followed.
www.galegion.org /georgia_shooting_sports.htm   (1001 words)

  
 Sportsman's Blog: Shooting Sports
I hollered “DON’T SHOOT” as everyone turned around and looked curiously at me. I explained that there was a hunter sneaking up on the antelope from the backside and he would have likely been caught up in any bullets that overshot the target animal.
Shooting may not be a livelihood for most of us, but protecting our rights on the range is nevertheless equally as important for the future of our sport.
Here you can join as a member, shoot a variety of guns by remote control (using your computer), and basically have fun with the shooting sports without fear of recoil, flinching or the host of other maladies that inflict a shooter when holding a firearm for real.
www.sportsmansblog.com /shooting_sports/index.html   (12308 words)

  
 Cub Scout Sports  - BB Gun Shooting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Training is essential in learning how to shoot well, and safe shooting habits developed early help provide the atmosphere for learning these skills.
Shooting Sports for Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts, and Parents in Camp, No. 13-550, has been developed for those who will give guidance to Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts in learning BB-gun and archery shooting-sports skills while in camp.
Shooting: Fire five groups of shots (three shots per group) that can be covered by a quarter, and then adjust the BB gun sights so that the group is centered on a bull’s eye.
www.usscouts.org /advance/cubscout/sports/BBgun.html   (795 words)

  
 Shooting Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The National 4-H Shooting Sports Program and Curriculum was developed, drafted and tested by the National 4-H Shooting Sports Committee over a period of years and has been offered to states since the mid 1980's.
Shooting Sports has the potential of being a high liability activity.
In the wake of the terrible incidents of youth perpetrated violence, people may question the appropriateness of the 4-H shooting sports program.
www.nj4hcamp.rutgers.edu /shootingsports.htm   (763 words)

  
 Shooting Sports Camp
NRA Shooting Sports Camps provide adults, youth, families, hunters, sportsmen, competitors -- literally everyone -- the opportunity to come together under a formal program to learn, experience, share, and grow in appreciation of the shooting sports.
Participants learn how to compete in a specific shooting sport, what rules govern the sport, proper selection and use of equipment, and how to develop the skills and techniques that give a competitive edge in matches, tournaments, and championships.
Youth participants are introduced to the fun and excitement of shooting sports in a safe, positive, and educational environment.
www.nracentral.com /shooting-sports-camp.php   (774 words)

  
 4-H Shooting Sports: FAQ's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Young people who join the 4-H Shooting Sports program are taught firearm and archery safety by an adult volunteer who has attended a two-day workshop.
Senior 4-H shooting sports participants who score a minimum percentage in their discipline event will be invited to the State Invitational and, if successful, may represent Mississippi at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Contest or WHEP contest.
All statistics support the conclusion that the shooting sports, under the direction of responsible and capable adult leaders, is one of the safest activities available to young people.
msucares.com /wildfish/4hfieldstream/ssports/faq.html   (640 words)

  
 Shooting Sports
This is a very demanding sport requiring vigorous exertion for skiing and then relaxation and the ability to stop almost all muscle action for the shooting.
This is mainly an indoor sport, fired at a range of 50 feet.
This is mainly an indoor sport, fired on 50 foot ranges, and at one time was very popular in High Schools and Colleges, often with some support from ROTC or JROTC units.
utahshootingsports.com /usscshooting.htm   (2613 words)

  
 SportShooter.com's GSSF Section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The GSSF was our first shooting sport and remains one of our favorites.
Shooting Unlimited class at a GSSF match is fun.
Front Sight magazine, the members-only publication of the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) published a two-part article featuring champion GSSF shooter Dale Rhea (perhaps the winningest guy in the sport) and the sort of modifications he does on his Glocks.
www.sportshooter.com /gssf   (740 words)

  
 Canadian Shooting Sports Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Canadian Shooting Sports has been formed to ensure the survival of all shooting sports across Canada, and for generations of Canadians to come.
We actively provide the information, guidance and services to protect and promote all shooting sports and related activities.
You can read more about the Canadian Shooting Sports Association on the Who Are We and Q and As About Us pages.
www.cdnshootingsports.org /canadianshootingsports.html   (112 words)

  
 NRA Shooting Sports USA
The magazine has expanded its coverage to include a broader variety of shooting interests.
The best gun writers in the world have been assembled to bring shooters the latest information on their favorite sport, be it rifles, pistols or shotguns.
From handloading to home gunsmithing to highpower competition; from varmint rifles to rifles for the world's biggest game; from competition pistols to heavy field revolvers; and from the most modern high-tech space-guns to the guns of yesteryear, SHOOTING SPORTS USA is your one-stop magazine for sport shooting information.
www.nracentral.com /shooting_sports_usa.php   (141 words)

  
 Shooting NZ - Skeet Shooting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Shooting NZ Shooting NZ is the place to find information on all sports shooting, hunting, gun clubs and shooting organisations in New Zealand.
To add a shoot or see what competitions are coming up check out our Events section.
Information about clay target shooting sports in Australia can be found in the section on Australian shooting.
www.shootingnz.com /index.php?option=com_content&task=category§ionid=8&id=54&Itemid=115   (150 words)

  
 Shooting Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
While shooting facilities provide a safe environment to practice for the upcoming season, they also provide a safe and friendly environment for shooting competitions and events.
The Ben Avery Shooting Facility is just one of many shooting facilities in Arizona.
In addition, there are many other shooting facilities throughout the state- find a shooting facility near you.
www.gf.state.az.us /outdoor_recreation/shooting_sports.shtml   (118 words)

  
 CSSA Canadian Shooting Sports Assoc. (target shooting, shotgun, rifle, pistol, biathlon, free pistol, cowboy shooting, ...
The Canadian Shooting Sports Association is very proud to announce an evening with Ms Sandra S. Froman, PLC, President of the National Rifle Association of the USA.
The tragedy of the Dawson College shootings in Montreal does not deserve the rhetoric and cynical political manipulation we have seen from the members of the Opposition.
As is the case with most sports, the lifeline of trapshooting lies with the younger generation.
www.cdnshootingsports.org   (2996 words)

  
 International Defensive Pistol Association (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) is the governing body of a shooting sport that simulates self-defense scenarios and real life encounters.
One of the unique facets of this sport is that it is geared toward the new or average shooter, yet is fun, challenging and rewarding for the experienced shooter.
The founders developed the sport so that practical gear and practical guns may be used competitively.
www.idpa.com.cob-web.org:8888   (314 words)

  
 Sherwin Shooting Sports
Established in the city of Eastlake, our facility is conveniently located for all of Northeast Ohio's sport shooting enthusiasts.
Sherwin Shooting Sports represents a new and emerging generation of shooting sports enthusiasts that respects tradition and emerging technologies alike.
My staff’s background is comprised of a great combination of professional experience in the U.S. Armed Forces, NRA training and a general love of the shooting sports.
www.sherwinshootingsports.com   (219 words)

  
 Virginia Shooting Sports Association
The Virginia Shooting Sports Association (VSSA) was originally founded as the Virginia State Rifle and Revolver Association in 1938.
These clinics introduce women to the shooting sports in a fun and safe atmosphere.
Your membership in VSSA will help us introduce the next generation to the shooting sports and protect our freedoms for years to come.
www.myvssa.org   (950 words)

  
 West Virginia 4-H Shooting Sports Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The West Virginia 4-H Shooting Sports (SS) Program encompasses the goals of volunteer leadership, capacity building for youth and families, and environmental stewardship.
The West Virginia 4-H Shooting Sports Program teaches young people between the ages of 9 and 21 the safe and responsible use of firearms and archery equipment, in addition to instruction in wildlife conservation.
Youth development is the number one goal of the 4-H Shooting Sports Program.
www.wvu.edu /~agexten/youth/ssports.htm   (474 words)

  
 Shooting Sports News
The student wanted to pose outdoors in a shooting vest with his shotgun broken open and resting on his shoulder, not any different than other students posing with tennis rackets, baseball bats and their automobiles.
NSSF and Hunting and Shooting Sports Heritage Foundation members have much to be proud of when it comes to promoting our sports and hunting.
These funds, along with support provided by hunters and targets shooters through self-imposed excise taxes on sporting arms, ammunition and archery equipment, and on handguns, help benefit wildlife habitat restoration and research, ultimately ensuring that future generations will enjoy wildlife as much as we do today.
www.birdslanding.net /news/shooting_sports_news.htm   (6510 words)

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