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Cape Hunters and Gun Enthusiasts in for a treat

by Raymond Campling

Hunting fair promises one-of-a-kind experience for visitors

Sport Shooter Focus: Paul Henkel

Q: What firearms do you currently compete with?

NAMIBIA HOSTS the 2016 Hunting Rifle World Championships

by Turner Wilkinson

Hunting rifle shooters from across the globe flocked to Namibia for the bi-annual Hunting Rifle World Championships in June. The venue for the 2016 event was Heja Lodge, a hunting farm, private reserve and events venue about 25 km from the capital Windhoek. Any country wishing to host the World Championships must first convince the international body that they can do si in the true spirit of hunting rifle shooting – and from that perspective, the choice of venue was excellent.

TWO-HANDED GRIP in the dark at Kraaifontein

by Duane Brown

The Kraaifontein Sports Shooting Club in the Western Cape held its annual iDpa night Shoot with great success on 24 June.

Adriaan de Beer: Keeping an eye on the future

by Chris Blatherwick

Adriaan De Beer is a truly remarkable young sport shooter who has elected to focus his attention on shooting in its purest form, namely the humble and underrated 10 m Olympic Air Rifle event.


by Jonathan Deal

Unexpected morning fog at the start of the Long Range Open Day at Gecko Rock, near Touwsrivier, Western Cape, provided an opportunity for old friends to swop shooting stories, and new shooters to cut their teeth on all manner of exciting ideas. A warm ‘kuier vuur,’ coffee and rusks helped to warm shooters while we waited, in windless conditions, for the fog to burn away.

Testing the mettle in Komatipoort

by Mel Preddy

SADPA Northern Nationals 2016 held in Komatipoort, Mpumalanga

IT'S ALL A HAZE: a shooter's perspective of the IDPA Africa Championships

by Ian van der Bank

What a weekend! Travelling home after a long day at work, entering suburbia I suddenly get a flat tyre.

Champs go off with a bang

by Raymond Campling

By the time the dust of more than 53 000 shots had settled and scores were tallied, Ian van der Bank of TDPC emerged as the overall winner and champion of this year’s International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) Africa Champs held at Magnum United Shooting Club in Pretoria recently.

NEW SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES: Development training day

by Adrian Luppnow

The South African Practical Shooting Association (SAPSA) allocated funds during 2016 for a development plan to develop IPSC shooting in South Africa.