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Women's Pistol Class Is Scheduled for May 24-25 2014

Name a sport which does not require sheer strength, big muscles, or requires over-exertion to win. A sport dominated by those with superior concentration, superb timing, excellent coordination and dexterity, coincidentally, skills which women excel in naturally. That sport is pistol shooting.

Coyote Point Rifle and Pistol Club is proud to announce our 2014 two day NRA Basic Pistol Class for Women.

Thanksgiving Celebration

Thanksgiving celebration at the range was a day of mindfulness for what we have. We had a fantastic turnout of 35 members today. We feasted on a cornucopia of food. The turkey and stuffing were made perfectly... tender and delicious. Real mashed potatoes, made with butter, and gravy made the old fashion way with flour, salt, and pepper in the drippings. The beautiful red canned cranberries sitting like miniature quonset huts built atop the plate. Fresh salads, apple and pumpkin pies, mousse cake and more, stretched across three tables. Thanks to all for working so hard to prepare the feast we all enjoyed. I really appreciated the hard work by everyone to prepare for this event, from getting the prizes for the luck shoot and giveaway raffle, to setting up the room, and running the luck shoot event. It came together because everyone chipped in to help. It was enjoyed by all.

Revolver Match

The seasoned master shooter, long in years, young in spirit, continues to work his art, of bullet to paper as he has for most of his life. There is an inner silence, the stoppage of time, as he raises the pistol as he has done, hundreds upon thousands of times before. Like a meditative archer he stands confident, silently, patiently awaiting the subconscious ignition, brilliant flash and jolting recoil as the target is obscured by smoke.

State Championship Match in Sebastopol

On my trip up to Sebastopol to compete in the California State Indoor Conventional Championship (10/20/13), I felt and saw the beauty of fall, with the grape leaves turning a golden brown and the fog laying a soft blanket across the ranches on my way there. The rustic range has it’s own unique flavor which is as “all American” as it can get with the room’s pot belly stove and hanging American flag. Looking down the firing line, the gun boxes are steeped in tradition and honor as we shoot a discipline as old as shooting itself. This match is less about the scores shot but more about the camaraderie and shared experience of the event. Come shoot the big matches in a small range for you will learn more from the experience, than that of your score.

 

Falling Plate Rifle Match

Another beautiful California autumn day to enjoy the wonderful shooting sports protected by our 2nd amendment.  It was the Falling Plate Rifle match this morning, shooting at 6 inch steel falling plates at varying distances and times.  John was the overall winner today with a commanding lead in each match.  The field was riddled with jams, misfire and misses.  Here’s a few of the many exotic and custom rifles used by the competitors.