The Women’s Gun Show Episode #58: The Joy of Training Others

In this week’s show, Barbara Baird and Carrie Lightfoot talk about why women want to share their knowledge about firearms with others, and are becoming trainers in record numbers. The pair also discuss trending firearms news, including the Supreme Court’s resistance to hearing Second Amendment cases. The women found cool products and events for you, and competition shooter Julie Golob weighs in on how to choose and use a sight on a gun. Sponsored by Ruger and NRA Women.

Carrie has returned from USCCA Training Counselor training in Wisconsin, and Barb has been on the range with ARs.

USCCA trainers and TWAWTopic: The Joy of Training Others

Carrie chatted with several women at the aforementioned USCCA training in Wisconsin about the joy of training.

Survival Story

Carrie relates the news story about a man who was tied up and beaten in his home by 6 assailants, and the lessons we can learn.

Firearms News You can use  

Barb is pleased to discover that a recent Pew Research Center poll, as reported in “The Washington Times,” shows that Americans are comfortable with gun ownership and state it is an “essential” part of their lifestyles.

Carrie mentions the dismissive attitude of the Supreme Court when it comes to Second Amendment cases lately.

Julie Golob Tip Time Sight SelectionJulie Golob: “Tip Time” – All about Sight Selection

Cool products

ETSCAM-9-40-2TCarrie found this C.A.M. Loader for Pistol Mags 9mm/.40; MSRP:  $49.99.

volquartsen scorpion and Leupold DeltaPoint Pro
Barb has been shooting a Volquartsen Scorpion with this Leupold DeltaPoint Pro sight on it, and recommends both the gun and the sight, but this week’s cool product is the sight. MSRP: $519.

TWAW Product of the Week

twaw-nra-trainingpost2webCarrie reminds us of the opportunity to take The Well Armed Woman (TWAW) instructor courses.

The WON’s Post of the Week

Katie Pavlich columnist The WONBarb notes that Kative Pavlich, of Fox News, recently wrote a great Op-Ed piece about if the good guys had guns at the Congressional baseball game.

Calendar: What’s up?  

Carrie mentions a Refuse to be a Victim course Yuma, Arizona.

appleseedpromo_ pic

Photo courtesy of Project Appleseed

Barb yearns to attend an Appleseed or LadySeed course, to ramp up her rifle marksmanship skills and refresh her Revolutionary War history lessons.

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  • About Barbara Baird

    Publisher/Editor Barbara Baird is a freelance writer in hunting, shooting and outdoor markets. She is a contributing editor at "SHOT Business," and her bylines are found at several top hunting and shooting publications, including NRA, NSSF and Field & Stream.