NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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Handgun Sports

Action Shooting

Action shooting is a game measuring the speed at which a competitor can hit one or more targets, starting from a position in which the handgun is securely holstered. Targets may be stationary or moving. Action courses vary, often including both scored targets and falling targets within the same match.

Find out more about action shooting from:

United States Practical Shooting Association

International Defense Pistol Association

The National Shooting Sports Foundation administers First Shots, a program that introduces newcomers to shooting.

Silhouette

Silhouette shooting is a shooting gallery on a grand scale. Scoring is simple: shoot to hit off their stands, metallic silhouette targets that are placed at different distances.

Find out more about handgun silhouette from:

National Rifle Association

International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association

The National Shooting Sports Foundation administers First Shots, a program that introduces newcomers to shooting.

Precision

In this demanding sport, shooters are permitted to use only one hand while engaging targets at ranges varying from 10 meters to 50 meters. Precision shooting ranks as one of the most popular recreational uses of the handgun today.

Find out more about precision shooting from:

National Rifle Association

International Shooting Sports Federation

The National Shooting Sports Foundation administers First Shots, a program that introduces newcomers to shooting.