Q: Every branch of SAHGCA has access to a shooting range where their members can participate in shooting activities offered by branches. Read here about the shooting ranges at branches.
These days strict firearm legislation (quite necessary) does not allow a person to shoot with an airgun in urban areas which means that children rarely get the chance to use an airgun except at a shooting range or on a farm. Read here about shooting activities offered for children at the branches of SA Hunters.
Some hunters are under the mistaken impression that the firing of a couple of rounds at the shooting range from a comfortable position over a shooting bench, constitutes sufficient preparation for a hunt. Read here about practical shooting skills for hunters.
SA Hunters offers huge variety of hunting, shotgun as wel as sport shooting exercises. We also offer shooting exercises developed specifically for junior members. Read here about these shooting exercises and rules for those exercises offered by the branches of SA Hunters.
The shooting exercises of SAHGCA are developed to simulate different hunting scenarios and huntable species with a variety of firearms on shooting ranges. Read here about the shooting activities offered by SA Hunters.
The moment a hunter decides to shoot at an animal, he/she has the responsibility to strive for a “first shot kill” every time. Read here for more information about the “Manual for the Development of Shooting Skills for Hunters”
“Shooting range safety rules for participants” and “Standard Commands on the shooting range” is compulsory from 1 October 2013 on all ranges managed by branches of SA Hunters. Shooting range safety rules and commands can be downloaded here.
SA Hunters often receive comments that too much time is dedicated to shooting activities to the detriment of hunting or that SAHGCA has become a shooting association. Read here to see why hunters should be shooting at a shooting range as often as possible.