Women shooting IDPA competitions in Allen, TX

IDPA-Women NationalsOne of the fastest growing shooting sports in Allen, TX that women are competing in is IDPA – International Defense Pistol Association. This is one of, if not the most practical shooting sport for concealed carry and self-defense. In the sport the shooter uses duty or daily carry ammunition in various simulated “real world” self-defense scenarios with your daily carry pistol and holster. The different shooting situations change to meet circumstances you may face on the street, in your car, home, or just out in public.

The competitions in Allen, TX allow you to compete with your peers at your skill level and you progress on your own terms and speed. The shooting courses have unlimited possibilities and it is what makes the sport so much fun to participate in. If you are interested in learning skills that could save your life in real self-defense situations by solving different and challenging defensive shooting problems then this is truly the sport for you!

A great sport that does not require any special equipment in Allen, TX, just your everyday carry gun, holster, and ammo. Shoot for fun, shoot for competition, shoot for training and for your self-defense.

Women and Handgun Shooting In Allen, TX

Women Competitive Shooter Numbers are GrowingThe history of women and Handguns has its roots dating back to the 1800’s and Annie Oakley, that is a yes she was a real person, and was one of the best trick shot artist of all time! Jump forward to the mid to late 1980’s when the first publications dedicated to Women handgun shooters first appeared.

It these early years in Allen, TX and everywhere in the U.S. there were a lot of misconceptions within the shooting industry about not only Women in general but also about the number of Women interested in the shooting sports. There was even talk within the shooting industry about not advertising to women as women would not understand the mechanics of firearms nor the nomenclature. One famous quote we found from the period: "Female gun owners are being cast as potential saviors of the pro-gun movement. Think carefully, ladies. Our combined influence can work to reshape American society. What do we want to accomplish and where do we want to start?"

In Allen, TX or anywhere in the U.S. there were no firearms manufactured in the U.S. specifically for women until Smith & Wesson produced the Lady Smith in 1989. The Lady Smith inspired other manufacturers to produce other firearms which were primarily handguns, but eventually an assortment of long guns that were designed specifically for women. You can now find holsters of all types in Allen, TX that are specifically designed by and for women. Every major holster maker now makes products for women, their body types and for their accessory apparel.

In Allen, TX and all across the country there are now women shooting clubs staring up, there are several websites dedicated to women only, there are classes taught by women that are NRA certified instructors, and women are now ranked as some of the best shooters in U.S. and in international shooting competitions. Several women have won Gold Medals in the Olympics shooting for the U.S.

In Allen, TX when looking for information on Women shooting events, firearms, and concealed carry accessories your single best resource is US Precision Defense. We have information and products specific for women.

The Evolution In Allen, TX of Women Handgun Shooting

Women and Handgun Shooting has been on the rise since the mid to late 1980’s. Although Hollywood has been charged with glorifying guns in a negative light they did produce movies that actually had a positive effect on the Firearms manufacturers and the general public which showed women could use firearms competently. Believe it or not movies such as "Thelma & Louise," and who can forget the fictional character Sara Connor in "Terminator 2” had positive influences on industry and public thinking alike.

In Allen, TX and in other states it is interesting how society and industry think and act and can then reverse their way of thinking when the Truth about a subject such as Women and Handgun shooting is debated and the issue becomes truly understood. It was not easy on the Industry side as it was thought that women were too soft to want to shoot, and then anti-gunners started the only line of attack they could think of when it came to women; they wrongly thought that the manufacturers and pro-gunners are "scaring" women into gun ownership. Amazing how with education and the truth the times have thankfully changed! US Precision Defense will help sort out the Truth about Women and Handgun Shooting.

Women and Guns In Allen, TX

Why it is that Handgun ownership is the one area in which women are never quite given full faith and credit for their knowledge and capabilities. Women are allowed to make every other important decision in life without anyone questioning their ability, yet when it comes to Self-Defense and protection politicians and the liberal media balk, I would like them to explain this to us all, what is their antiquated logic and ignorant thinking process?3-gun Woman Competition Pistol Stage

In Allen, TX as in cities all across the county women are assuring their safety by being proactive in learning Handgun shooting, getting their concealed carry permits and even becoming certified NRA firearms instructors who are now teaching other women shooting skills and can talk to woman as no man can.  it’s clear that women have become a major force in firearms. Women have great political power, the concealed carry laws in a number of states in the last 10 years would not have come to pass without the hard work and political power of women.

In Allen, TX or wherever you live Woman and Handgun Shooting is here to stay and flourish regardless of the liberal politicians and media. US Precision Defense is and will always be dedicated to supporting Woman shooters.

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Allen, TX, Allen is a very affluent city within Collin County, Texas, a northern suburb of Dallas and only covers about twenty seven square miles. Within the city limits there are listed five (5) retail stores that carter to the shooting community. A combination of the typical sporting goods stores to specialty gun and gunsmithing stores. As a recognized Texas Law Enforcement Best Practices law enforcement agency, the men and women of the Allen City Police Department are dedicated to providing outstanding professional police services to Allen residents and visitors alike.

Their primary goal is to provide a safe and secure environment in which to live, raise families, work and play together by taking a proactive response to any crime trends through their community enforcement efforts, public education programs and utilization of crime prevention techniques, technology, and good old fashioned police work.

Allen, TX, Has it been a while since you’ve taken the entire family and or your friend’s out for some great together time? Put an end to your no-fun streak and head to Allen Texas in a hurry, or even faster. More active types in your family and circle of friends will be drawn to our nearly 50 different hike and bike trails. Are you Into some fast-paced spectating, if so head to the Allen Event Center and catch the fleet-footed Dallas Sidekicks or the hard-hitting Allen Americans.

Still got a schedule to fill up? Why not roll for turkeys in style at Splitsville or spring to soaring heights with bounce-of-the-wall fun at Cosmic Jump. You’ll see that once you’ve been bitten by the Allen fun and excitement bug, your entire family (or friends) will be chomping at the bit to come back again and again!.