A Prayer for Ukraine

Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all - 2 Thessalonians 3:16. Heavenly Father, We uplift the people of Ukraine to You. We ask for your shield of protection to be upon your people. We pray for their brave military soldiers… Continue reading A Prayer for Ukraine

Upcoming NRA Courses

Tue/Thur, Aug 17 & 19 - NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) course, 5:30pm - 9:30pm both nights.Mon/Wed, Aug 23 & 25 - NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting, 5:30pm - 9:30pm both nights. Feel free to contact us for locations and pricing for any of the courses listed. Phil Scarano - Chief Instructor HunterSafetyNYS@gmail.com Sandy Wisor… Continue reading Upcoming NRA Courses

A Culture Of Respect

Yesterday, I completed Title IV training in order to teach this coming semester. I especially liked that the training mentioned the phrase “a culture of respect”, as it is defined as “where diversity is valued, where individuals feel that their contributions are recognized and acknowledged, and finally, a culture where expectations regarding behaviour are clearly… Continue reading A Culture Of Respect

Everyone’s Life Matters

You shall not murder - Exodus 20:13. Today’s news, is stating that criminal violence is rising. Doesn’t everyone’s life matters? No parent should have to bury their child. Why won’t our government acknowledge the senseless deaths happening in our urban cities across our country? We have removed the governing laws for consequences and voted for… Continue reading Everyone’s Life Matters

NRA Assistant Instructor

Yes, I qualified as a NRA Assistant Instructor for Pistols. My plan is to continue to gain more experience and then move up to certified instructor level. My NRA Counselor, Phil Scarano, was impressed with my teaching skills, so I got that part down. I was asked to attend another pistol course to get more… Continue reading NRA Assistant Instructor

Gun Safety vs. Gun Violence

Two huge issues these days are gun safety and gun violence. The crime rate has risen greatly in the Portland area and other urban cities. First off, not everyone who owns a firearm is a criminal. Yet, because criminals often use a gun to act out violently, firearms in turn get a bad rap. For… Continue reading Gun Safety vs. Gun Violence

NRA Instructor’s Course Part 2

Part 2 - Tonight’s class includes the 1st Round of Qualification for the basic instructor’s course includes shooting a pistol outside on the firing range. Each student is required to qualify as a NRA instructor by shooting 20 rounds in a 6x6 square on an 8” round target at 45 yards away. Yes, I qualified… Continue reading NRA Instructor’s Course Part 2

Firearm Safety and Security

Today, I am prepping this week for my NRA Basic Instructor’s course by reviewing what the basic safety and security rules for firearms. The top 5 basic rules for any gun owner are the following: Always treat any firearm as if it were loaded, so don’t rely on the firearm’s safety lock to be on.… Continue reading Firearm Safety and Security

The 2nd Amendment

As an American citizen, each of us has the Constitutional right to bear arms as per the 2nd Amendment, but we also need to be responsible when using firearms. The news is continuing to report more shootings than ever before. The other stigma is that everyone who owns a gun is bad, which is definitely… Continue reading The 2nd Amendment

Women On Target

Today, I was questioned why I am interested in learning to be a NRA basic instructor. Because I want to be knowledgeable about firearms and meet others in the surrounding community that also share the same passion for defending our American freedoms. With gun violence rising, I do not want to be naive on how… Continue reading Women On Target