Helps you to explore different types of firearms, understand
crucial safety rules, and learn fundamental shooting skills. This
book provides an introduction to a variety of shooting sports
through descriptions that relate each type of competition to common
everyday activities and interests.
I found myself reading most of the book in a single sitting. . . . If you are ever asked 'How can I get started in shooting?' give them this book. If you are an aspiring competitive shooter, buy one for yourself. --Chip Lohman, Shooting Sports USA
Author Julie Golob is one of the most winning professional shooters in the world. She serves as captain of Smith & Wesson's highly successful competition shooting team. During her eight years with the elite U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU), Julie was named both U.S. Army Female Athlete of the Year and USAMU Athlete of the Year. She has been the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) Ladies National Champion ten times; Ladies World Speed Shooting Champion seven times; International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) Ladies National Champion four times; and NRA Bianchi Cup Ladies Open Champion twice. All told, she has won more than 115 championship titles in international, national, regional, and state shooting matches in 20 years of competition. An avid outdoorswoman as well as a wife and mother, Julie lives in Glasgow, Montana.