Gabby Franco joins us for her third Tip Time Tip in her series on “Getting Ready for Your Competition,” and it’ll be all about the physical elements for competition shooting. Sponsored by NRA Women
Topic: Women and Guns: A Life-Saving Combination Carrie shares two stories of survival thanks to Brandon Curtis Concealed Nation. A favorite resource of hers with great articles, training tips and yes, stories of armed citizens protecting themselves and their families with their firearms.
Visit EQUALIZER: Woman Vindicated in Self-Defense Shooting By Grand Jury, Tables Turned on Abuser You can read the original news story here: http://concealednation.org/2018/03/equalizer-woman-vindicated-in-self-defense-shooting-by-grand-jury-tables-turned-on-abuser/
Burglar Enters Woman’s Bedroom, Woman Shoots
Read the original news story here: http://concealednation.org/2018/01/burglar-enters-womans-bedroom-woman-shoots/
Tip Time with Gabby Franco – Sponsored by NRA Women. Gabby Franco joins us again with another great tip in her series on being a competitive shooter. This week she discusses the physical elements of competitive shooting.
Carrie found a very cool solution to the discomfort of your shooting glasses under your ear muffs with the SightLines Replacement Pads for Howard Leight Earmuffs priced at $34.99
She also found a great review of them on Range 365: https://www.range365.com/sightline-replacement-pads-for-howard-leight-impact-sport-earmuffs
Inspired by the survival stories today, Carrie shares the Bed and Couch Holster as this weeks TWAW Product of the Week. It’s a great option to keep your firearm close and always within reach. It is very affordable at just $24.99
This week's post from Women's Outdoor News discusses Body Armor and is it something women should consider: http://www.womensoutdoornews.com/2018/02/body-armor-female/
On this week’s show, Barbara Baird and Carrie Lightfoot talk about your voice as it pertains to 2nd Amendment and gun control topics, and why it matters and ways to be heard. Sponsored by Ruger.
Gabby Franco gives us another tip in her series on “Getting Ready for Your Competition.” Sponsored by NRA Women.
Topic: Let Your Voice Be Heard
Carrie has been featured on a panel on CNN recently, regarding the Second Amendment, and Barb has been in the state legislature with other members of Missouri’s The Well Armed Woman chapters. They offer some ideas on how to set your filters for where to speak and also how to deal with antagonism over the Second Amendment and your beliefs.
Tip Time with Gabby Franco: Helpful advice for how to prepare before the match.
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On this week’s show, Barbara Baird talked to radio host Stacy Washington about her journey to the airwaves, and about what she’s hearing on her popular talk show, Stacy on the Right, about the concerns and responses following the Parkland school shooting. Sponsored by Ruger.
Gabby Franco joins us for her first tip in her series on “Getting Ready for Your Competition,” and it’ll be all about the importance of making a checklist. Sponsored by NRA Women.
It’s been another interesting week here in America … Carrie was on a panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference recently, followed by another spur-of-the-moment trip. She’ll tell us more about it next week when she returns to the show. In the meantime, Barb has been working – which as some of you know, involves testing guns for firearms publications. She’s been on the range with the new Smith & Wesson Shield EZ and the Ruger Carbine in 9mm.
Topic: Stacy Washington, School Shootings, America 2018
Stacy Washington talks about the types of responses she’s hearing in regard to America and another school shooting, this one in Parkland. Listen to her show, Stacy on the Right, on the Internet and in 18 affiliate states that play “Urban Family Radio” and “American Family Radio.”
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Tip Time with Gabby Franco – sponsored by NRA Women.
Gabby Franco joins us for the month of March and tips on “Getting Ready for Your Competition.” Her first tip centers on the importance of a checklist. Find out what this former Olympian, “Top Shot” competitor, book author and firearms trainer jots down on her list.
On this week’s show, we discuss Carrie Lightfoot’s recent experience with CBS 60 Minutes and the media’s bias against gun owners and the Second Amendment. Sponsored by Ruger.
Barbara Baird joins Carrie to discuss the issues of media bias, and the new Ruger Carbine in 9mm and other cool products. Gunsite Academy Rangemaster Il Ling New offers the final tip in NRA Women-sponsored “Tip Time” on drawing from concealment.
Carrie is headed to Washington, D.C., to serve on a panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
Barbara has been working, which involves testing the new Ruger Carbine ($649) on the range.
Topic: Carrie and the 60 Minute No Show
Carrie describes the scenario and what happened behind the scenes in Virginia when she and 6 other women gathered to educate CBS’s 60 Minutes TV news show on reciprocity for concealed carry holders.
Tip Time with Il Ling New
Gunsite Academy Rangemaster Il Ling New offers her final tip in the series on “drawing from concealment,” and focuses on the retention position. Sponsored by NRA Women.
Carrie found a Sticky Hybrid Holster Pad. ($19.95)
Barb mentions a line of gun coverings, such as scope and slide covers, from Sentry Products. She spotlights Slideboot products and particularly the red dot cover. ($13.99)
TWAW Product of the Week – “I Shoot Like a Woman!” Tee
Carrie mentioned the new “I Shoot Like A Woman” tee, found at The Well Armed Woman shop. ($19.99)
The WON’s post of the week: It's All About the SHOT Show
Women’s Outdoor news spent last week covering what the team found at the SHOT Show.
On this week’s show, Barbara Baird talks to gun trainer Michelle Cerino about romance on the range – regarding some tips for training with your loved one or significant others so that you remain friends and lovers.
Carrie Lightfoot joins Barbara to discuss recent training of Well Armed Woman instructors, and a problem with “60 Minutes.” The hosts discover more cool products and Il Ling New has a great new Tip Time in her series on drawing from concealment.
Carrie has been on the range at Gunsite Academy, training future The Well Armed Woman instructors. Find out who’s notable onsite for this round.
Barb is looking forward to getting on the range with the new M&P 380 Shield EZ, from Smith & Wesson. She thinks women are going to love it because of its easy (EZ) slide to rack.
Topic: Romance on the Range, Or Not
Barb talks to Michelle Cerino and gets her take on why it’s tough to train couples on the range, and learns how to deal with sticky situations. If you’re a firearms trainer, or wanting to take a class with your mate … listen to this one.
Tip Time with Il Ling New: Your Most Efficient Concealed Carry Draw Tip #3
Based on tips #1 and #2, Gunsite Academy rangemaster Il Ling New elaborates on more information for executing the perfect concealed carry draw.
Carrie chooses a 6-Hour Green Rechargeable Hand Warmer from Zippo and thinks life on a cold range just got better. ($44.95)
Barb thinks people who are stuck inside might enjoy this coloring book, Full Metal Coloring: A Book of Down Range Reflection, illustrated by Kimberly Kolb Eakin, whom we had on show #15, that features guns. ($9.99)
TWAW Product of the Week – New TWAW Mini Tuck by Crossbreed Holsters
Carrie and Carol Craighead, of Crossbreed Holsters, collaborated to design this exclusive purple holster for women, the TWAW Mini Tuck. ($69.99)
The WON’s post of the week: What to Do When He’s Just Not Into You: Dealing with a Non-Female Friendly Gun Salesman
Barb points to this post at The WON by Annette Doerr about how to handle a hostile situation at the gun counter.
On this week’s show, Carrie Lightfoot talks to Gunsite Academy rangemaster Il Ling New about drawing from concealment, sponsored by Ruger. Barbara Baird joins Carrie to discuss way cool firearms products and Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl shirt. Il Ling New delivers another great Tip Time on on drawing from concealment, sponsored by NRA Women.
When Barb and Carrie catch up, they discussed the new The Well Armed Woman AR-15, the DIADEM, which won NRA Golden Bullseye Award for the "Women’s Innovation Product of the Year!" What a coincidence, because Barb reviewed the gun for the NRA's flagship publication, Shooting Illustrated, last month.
Barb is working on a multitude of articles for various publications, and ran across this snippet of interesting info regarding guns in bags at airports in 2017.
Topic: Everything You Need to Know About Drawing from Concealment
Expert Il Ling New walks you through the process of learning to draw from concealment, which is premiere to responding properly while carrying a firearm.
Find out more about Il Ling New.
Tip Time: Il Ling New
In this week's segment, Il Ling New expounds on last week's tips for drawing from concealment.
Carrie found the Caracal USA Enhanced F Pistol with Quick Sight. It comes with a Quick Sight System, which places both front and rear sights on a single focal plane, enabling the shooter to acquire a much faster flash sight picture.
($599, preorder in May)
Barb mentioned Justin Timberlake's shirt and told Carrie that you can find a great stag tee that states, "I LOVE THE OUTDOORS, TOO," from Girls with Guns Clothing. ($14.99)
TWAW Product of the Week – IWB Holster
Carrie says this is one of the most popular items sold at The Well Armed Woman shop, an inside-the-waistband holster. ($49.99 to $59.99)
The WON’s post of the week: How to Carry Concealed with an Ankle Holster
Michelle Cerino walks you through how to carry and draw from an ankle holster.
On this week’s show, Carrie Lightfoot and Barbara Baird discuss what they experienced last week at the Shooting, Hunting & Outdoor Trade Show, aka SHOT Show, in Las Vegas. From interesting people to new firearms products, the women span the enormity of this huge trade show and give interesting anecdotes of what they found.
They also highlight cool products from the show and introduce Gunsite Rangemaster Il Ling New to the lineup of “Tip Time” experts.
SHOT Show 2018 Debrief
Carrie and Barb talk about various events at the show, held for women in the industry, including the NRA Women’s Breakfast, The Women of the Gun event and the 3rd Annual Women’s Meet & Mingle.
Products mentioned included the following:
Tip Time with Il Ling New – Drawing from Concealment
The Women’s Gun Show welcomes Gunsite Academy Rangemaster Il Ling New to “Tip Time,” with her series on “Drawing from Concealment.”
Carrie wants one of these – a Liberty Safe’s Safe Room. ($5,000)
Barb liked this Gun Tote'n Mama's RFID proof bag in distressed buffalo. Very cool concept. ($169.99)
TWAW Product of the Week – Love and Ammo Necklace
Stacy Bright polls TWAW members to get their take on what's important to have as an accessory to a firearm. Check out the things that women love to add to their firearms and why.
On this week’s show, Barbara Baird talks with Clair Sadler and Victoria Knowles-Lacks, of the Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club from the UK, about life as a woman gun owner, aka buns and guns in Great Britain.
Carrie Lightfoot joins Barb to talk about the upcoming SHOT Show.
It’s the last week to enter the The Well Armed Woman January Giveaway of the Month for a GLOCK 19, Liberty HDX-350 handgun vault and concealed carry purse.
Barb has been on the range and at the dump with The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Girls, shooting all types of guns.
Topic: Buns & Guns – life as a woman gun owner in Great Britain
Six years ago, Victoria Knowles-Lacks invited a few friends to shoot sporting clays at South Worcester Shooting Ground in Worcestershire, England. What happened on that day changed her life, and also the lives of thousands of women in Great Britain. Knowles-Lacks is the founder of the Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club, the UK’s premiere women’s shooting organization. Victoria now hosts 100 events annually throughout the UK. Learn more about the Bun Club.
Carrie thinks this Ruger Security-9 pistol is worth a serious look for concealed carry. ($379)
Barb really likes this lovely silk scarf, from The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club, with pheasants all over. ($65)
TWAW Product of the Week – Sweet Shot Heart Necklace
Carrie is looking ahead to Valentine’s Day with this pretty Sweet Shot Heart Necklace in brass and nickel. ($32.99)
On this week’s show, Barbara Baird talks to concealed carry instructor Stacy Bright about all that is involved in becoming mentally prepared and legally prepared for a concealed carry life. Sponsored by Ruger.
Barbara is joined by cohost Carrie Lightfoot and the women discuss products, trends, the upcoming SHOT Show and how Carrie hopes to stay organized this year. Julie Golob wraps up her “Tip Time” series on shooting faster with a tip on keeping our own pace and cadence.
Carrie is preparing for SHOT show and lists her appearances. Meanwhile, Barb is getting ready to play host to The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club women at her ranch in the Ozarks before they all head for the SHOT Show.
Topic: Mental Preparation for a Concealed Carry Life
In this week’s show, concealed carry instructor Stacy Bright leads the discussion on how to prepare for becoming and then, being a concealed carrier.
Stacy Bright is an NRA Certified Pistol & Rifle Instructor, Refuse to be a Victim Instructor, Missouri Concealed Carry Instructor, Certified TWAW Instructor and Leader of the Southwest Missouri chapter of The Well Armed Woman. She also co-hosts a local radio show and is a freelance writer for Women's Outdoor News, Range365.com, Outdoor Life, and USCCA Magazine, in addition to being the Social Media Manager for The Well Armed Woman, LLC. She's been married for 22 years and has 3 daughters.
Tip Time with Julie Golob: Your Cadence
Julie Golob wraps up her series on shooting with this tip on “Cadence,” and finding your perfect timing. Tip time is sponsored by NRA Women.
Barb says that bringing home a new gun is akin to bringing home a baby. You must care for it, protect it and always know where it is. Discover the many safe options from Liberty Safe, and why Barb and Carrie highly recommend this company. (Starting at $29)
With organization in mind, Carrie hopes this online planner will be just the ticket to her success with scheduling in 2018. She thinks you might apply it to firearms training, too.
TWAW Product of the Week
For the man in your life, get him a “She’s Got My 6” tee shirt! ($22.95)
The WON’s post of the week: How to Clean a Pistol
Becky Yackley, who is a competition shooter, penned this how-to piece at The WON, and also, created a video to show the steps to cleaning a semi-auto gun. Becky’s work is sponsored by Jagemann Sporting Group.
On this week’s show, Barbara Baird talks to Julie Golob about her new book Toys, Tools, Guns & Rules – already an Amazon top seller in its first week! Sponsored by Ruger.
Carrie Lightfoot joins Barbara to discuss way cool products and Julie Golob offers another “Tip Time” in her series on Shooting Faster, and in particular, “Target to Target Transitions.” Sponsored by NRA Women.Carrie has been putting away Christmas and got endorsed by Lt. Dave Grossman and the USCCA for her run for the board of directors of the NRA. Barb also put away the magic of Christmas and hit the range with Stacy Bright to see how far Stacy could push her muzzleloader’s bullet downrange.
Topic: Toys, Tools, Guns & Rules
Julie Golob is a decorated multi-time world and national champion, and a U.S. Army veteran, firearms instructor, and mother. She is a prominent voice for sharing safe, responsible gun ownership throughout the firearms industry, the shooting sports, and beyond. Golob’s frst book, SHOOT: Your Guide to Shooting and Competition, is a primer on improving shooting skills and how to get started in the shooting sports. She has also written a short eBook: Shooting While Pregnant: A Resource for Expecting Moms. Toys,Tools, Guns & Rules , which encourages families to start the conversation about guns early, is her first children’s book.
Find her online at JulieGolob.com.
Tip Time with Julie Golob: Target to Target Transitions
Championship competition shooter Julie Golob tells us how to make the moves between targets, with our eyes!
Carrie found an LET Dueling Tree Target. ($299.95)
Barb likes these Peltor ear muffs$14.89)
TWAW Product of the Week – Bullseye Pin
Julie Golob gives simple and straightforward tips to use if you want to make range day a fun (and safe) day for your kids.
The Women’s Gun Show Episode #84: The Best Resolutions
On this week’s show, hosts Carrie Lightfoot and Barbara Baird get to listen and discuss New Year’s Resolutions from the best in the industry. Several guests from last year’s podcasts share their personal resolutions for on and off the range. Sponsored by Ruger.
As usual, Carrie and Barb found some way cool products and Julie Golob has a great Tip Time on Recoil Control, such an important topic and one many of us struggle to master.
Topic: SHOW TOPIC THE BEST RESOLUTIONS
On this week’s show, hear resolutions by the following guests of “The Women’s Gun Show”:
Tip Time with Julie Golob: TOPIC- MANAGING RECOIL
Julie Golob gives an advanced tip, along with basic advice on how to manage recoil in this “Tip Time” sponsored by NRA Women.
Carrie has been using this Coolfire laser recoil trainer and highly recommends it for practice. ($399.95)
Barb signed up for former Navy SEAL firearms trainer Chris Sajnog’s online course in order to practice mental marksmanship and on and off the range skills. (From free to advanced pricing)
TWAW Product of the Week: Training Log and Dry-Fire Cards
Top Shot contestant and former law enforcement officer Sara Ahrens lists 3 things to watch out for before you sign up for a firearms training course.
On this week’s show, Barbara Baird talks with Navy SEAL firearms instructor Chris Sajnog (SIGH-Nog) about how to get the best vision possible for shooting. Sponsored by Ruger.
Carrie Lightfoot joins Barbara to discuss the importance of vision, and the women found cool shooting related products for you. Julie Golob weighs in with her weekly “Tip Time,” about shooting with both eyes open. Julie’s segment is sponsored by NRA Women.
Barb and Carrie have been busy again this past week. Barb added a quick trip to Phoenix to see her uncle and aunt’s light show at their home on 15201 North 8th Avenue, with its 37,000 lights! Gun Freedom Radio show host Cheryl Todd and her family, joined Barb on the scene of the holiday festivities and you can see them on a live video at The Women’s Gun Show’s Facebook page.
Carrie has been catching up with old friends.
SHOW TOPIC: Interview with Chris Sajnog “The Eyes Have It – the True Meaning of Focus”
Although he’s done taking out terrorists, he’s still on a mission: To help others learn to live their lives as true warriors. Chris Sajnog spent most of his life training the world's most elite warriors, the US Navy SEALs. One day he came home from a long deployment and realized his two young boys needed him more than the SEAL Teams. After 20 years of serving his country, it was time to grow up — and become a father.
Chris, a Master Training Specialist in the Navy, was hand selected to write the US Navy SEAL Sniper Manual. He used this experience, plus four years of studying neuroscience and elite performance, to develop the SEAL Training System — a fundamental shift to learning any skill. He’s the author of two bestselling books, How to Shoot Like a Navy SEAL and Navy SEAL Shooting and the owner of Center Mass Group, LLC a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in San Diego, CA and now offers his unique training online at http://chrissajnog.com
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Tip Time with Julie Golob: “Shooting with Both Eyes Open”
Julie Golob teaches us how to get comfortable with shooting with both eyes open and why it’s important to learn to do so.
Carrie found this Easy Contact Remover and thinks that it will help her with her plight of not being able to effectively remove her new contact lenses. ($19.95)
Barb loves her new Rudy Project Rydon prescription glasses, which she had made for her front sight distance vision prescription. (Price varies)
TWAW Product of the Week: Interchangeable Shooting Glasses
The WON’s post of the week: See Better. Shoot Better.
Barb mentions a former podcast episode where she and Carrie talked about red dots and optics, and seeing better so you can shoot better, in Episode #17.
The Women’s Gun Show Episode # 82: What’s the Big Diff Between Red and Green Lasers?
On this week’s show, Carrie Lightfoot talks with Mike Faw of Crimson Trace and they talk red and green lasers and the big diff between the 2. Sponsored by Ruger. In her weekly “Tip Time,” Julie Golob expands on her series on shooting faster, and about finding an acceptable sight picture. Sponsored by NRA Women.
What’s the Big Diff Between Red and Green Lasers?
Yes, there is a difference between red and green lasers. Find out more and which one is right for you. Also, check out these links to Crimson Trace.
Tip Time with Julie Golob: Shoot Through the Sights
Julie Golob talks about the concept of “shooting through the sights,” to shoot faster. Sponsored by NRA Women.
Carrie pointed out this new Glock 42 and 43 with Crimson Trace attachments.
Barb noted that Liberty Safe has a 0% for 18 months sale on right now, and you can Treat someone you love to Liberty Safe for home security and storage of your firearms and other valuable items.
TWAW Product of the Week – TWAW IWB holsters for lasers
Carrie recommends proper inside-the-waistband holsters for guns equipped with lasers, and you can find them at her online store for The Well Armed Woman.
Stacy Bright details her experience last summer in Kentucky, when Crimson Trace invited her and Barb to shoot in cave so that they could see how the new Laserguard Pro worked.
On this week’s show, co-hosts Barbara Baird and Carrie LIghtfoot 5 picks each for stocking stuffers for firearms enthusiasts! The pair also found some other cool products and Julie Golob offers a great Tip Time on what is an "Acceptable Sight Picture," in a segment sponsored by NRA Women. The show is also sponsored by Ruger.
Carrie chose 5 stocking stuffers, ranging from $1.89 to thousands of dollars.
Playing Card Target ($1.89)
Ladies Pistol course – Gunsite Academy
Chocolate gun ($29.99)
Gun Tie ($44)
Barb chose some practical items, ranging from $12.99 to thousands of dollars, too.
SHOT timer ($106.19)
Door stop alarm ($12.99)
GWG Ponytail Beanie ($14.99)
Vera Koo’s book: The Most Unlikely Champion ($13.99)
Gift Certificate to shooting range membership
Julie Golob’s Tip Time
Find out how the pros get perfect sight pictures.
Barb likes the new line of Remington Arms Company 870s – 6 new pump shotguns with detachable magazines (870 DMs). She thinks women will like them, and also, the prices.
On this week’s show, Carrie Lightfoot will talk to Greg Ellifritz about how to stay safe while holiday shopping. Barbara Baird joins Carrie to talk about cool products and other firearms-related topics, sponsored by Ruger. Julie Golob adds another NRA Women’s Tip Time on the difference between a double tap and a controlled pair.
SHOW TOPIC – How to stay safe while holiday shopping
Greg Ellifritz comes back to the show, to talk about how to stay safe while holiday shopping. Greg is from Active Response Training and also penned the article on making Ebay/Craigslist purchases safer. Greg first appeared on the Episode #72 (How to Survive a Terrorist Vehicle Attack).Greg is our go-to guy for lots of safety tips, and we look forward to hearing more from him in 2018.
Tip Time with Julie Golob: The Difference Between a Double Tap and a Controlled Pair
Do you know the diff between a double tap and a controlled pair? Take 2 minutes and listen to this sage advice from Julie Golob and you’ll know why to go for the controlled pair every time!
Carrie chose this ProHands hand exerciser to strengthen your gun grip and overall grip – which is great for women as we age. ($21.99)
Meanwhile, Barb likes this personal panic alarm gizmo that you can attach to your key ring. It also has a miniature LED light, so you can see your keyholes easily. And, it’s from Home Depot. ($10)
TWAW Product of the Week – TWAW Slim Multi-tool $8.99
Barb points us to this post, written by firearms trainer Stacy Bright, titled “10 Safety Tips for Holiday Shopping.”
In this week’s show, Barbara Baird talks with Jen O’Hara and Norissa Harman of Girls with Guns Clothing on their transition into concealed carry and becoming self-protectors. Sponsored by Ruger.
Carrie Lightfoot joins Barbara to discuss cool products, trending topics. Julie Golob adds another NRA Women Sponsored “Tip Time,” on Trigger time.
Barbara is back from the Kansas Governor's Ringneck Classic, where she met Jen and Norissa and they hunted Ringneck pheasants with Gov. Sam Brownback one afternoon.
Topic: SHOW TOPIC BECOMING A CONCEALED CARRIER
Jen O’Hara and Norissa Harman are the proprietors of Girls with Guns Clothing. Founded by two best friends, in their garage, Girls with Guns Clothing (GWG) was born out of a dream and fashioned through a partnership that’s one part risk taker and one part conservative. GWG is located in beautiful Northern California between Redding and Chico, a few hours south of the Oregon border, in the small town of Red Bluff, California. The dynamic duo is now learning to shoot defensively with pistols, after spending time afield and abroad hunting and shooting all types of game for their popular TV show, GWG TV.
This month (Nov. 2017) marks their 9th year anniversary for Girls with Guns Clothing.
Tip Time with Julie Golob: Shoot Faster – Trigger Placement
Sponsored by NRA Women.
Carrie mentions that this book is a great resource for people who travel, Gun Laws by State. ($20) It includes 1-year access to companion gun law site and community. She also notes this book, California Gun Laws ($42.71)
Barbara likes this GWG sable soft jacket, and thinks it would make a practical, subtle lifestyle statement. ($99.99)
TWAW Product of the Week
Barbara likes the details of this tip on shooting through a purse, written by Michelle Cerino.
On this week’s show, Carrie Lightfoot talks to Michelle Cerino, aka Princess Gunslinger, about what it means and what it takes to be a gunslinger! Sponsored by Ruger.
Barbara Baird joins Carrie to converse about cool products and Julie Golob has a great Tip Time on “Improving your shooting in the COLD.” Sponsored by NRA Women.
Barb wore those alpaca gloves and tagged a big buck last weekend at her place in the Ozarks, and credits the Ruger American, chambered in 7mm08 for the success.
Carrie spent the weekend in the Sacramento area training The Well Armed Woman instructors and United States Concealed Carry Instructors.
WANT TO BE A GUNSLINGER?
Michelle Cerino joins Carrie on this week’s show to discuss ways to further train yourself so you can be a gunslinger, not a gun toter. Based on an article that Michelle wrote for Women’s Outdoor News, she talks about attitude and training necessary to achieve gunslinger status.
Tip Time with Julie Golob: Improving your shooting in the COLD
Champion shooter Julie Golob closes out her excellent series on shooting in the cold, and tells us why dry fire remains essential, in this episode, sponsored by NRA Women.
Continuing on with how to train in the cold, Carrie recommends this PACT Club Timer III. ($129.95)
She also recommends checking in the app store for this one: “The Free Shot Timer App Itunes,” iPhone version.
Barb recommends finding dummy rounds, aka snap caps, for your caliber of gun so you can practice dry fire. Find them at your local gun shop and online.
TWAW Product of the Week
Speaking of dry-fire, Carrie thinks this THE WELL ARMED WOMAN TRAINING LOG & DRY-FIRE CARDS work perfectly for the theme of this show. ($59.99)
The WON’s post of the week: How to Guest Proof Your Home for the Holidays, by Cheryl Todd
Radio show host and blogger Cheryl Todd recommends that you give a last-minute walk-through of your home before the holidays and guests arrive.
On this week’s show, Barbara Baird will talk to the firearms trainer Mike Ross, about how to train for low light to no light shooting. Carrie Lightfoot joins Barbara to discuss cool products and what's happening now in the world of shooting. Julie Golob weighs in with her Tip Time, The show's sponsors include Ruger and NRA Women.
Carrie has been filming “Warrior Woman Workout” the past week. Watch for more info to come about this valuable exercise program. Barb has been on the range with the show’s guest, Mike Ross, during low light to no light training.
Topic: Low Light to No Light Training
NRA trainer Mike Ross, who also is former law enforcement and Marine Corps MP, talks to Barb about the importance of training in the dark. Also, Ross, who is the lead instructor at Rough Country Outdoors Shooting Range, Missouri, is the lead instructor for The Well Armed Woman chapter there. To phone Mike Ross for training purposes, call 417-349-1011.
Tip Time with Julie Golob: Sponsored by NRA Women.
In this show, competition shooting champion Julie Golob talks about the cold in a series, and about working with your gear in cold weather.
Barb uses a BlackHawk! tactical light for low light shooting drills.
TWAW Product of the Week – TASER STRIKELIGHT
Carrie thinks this Taser/flashlight combo is the bomb, but only if your state allows such a weapon. ($129.95)
The Women's Gun Show is proud to be associated with the Gun Podcast Network, and Blanchard Media.
On this week’s show, Carrie Lightfoot talks to firearms trainer Ashley Suris about challenges and solutions concealed carry for a thin person. Sponsored by Ruger.
Barbara Baird joins Carrie and the 2 discuss cool products for shooting, and Julie Golob weighs in this week with her tip time on preparing to shoot in cold weather. Sponsored by NRA Women.
Topic: Skinny Carry
It’s not always easy to dress the part for concealed carry when you’re thin. Learn some tips from firearms trainer Ashley Suris on how to hide a gun. Check out this complementing article from The Well Armed Woman on how to build a concealed carry system. Sponsored by Ruger.
Tip Time with Julie Golob: Preparing for The Cold
Tip Time with Julie Golob is sponsored by NRA Women
Carrie found a Bodyguard Tactical Jacket. ($467)
Barb wears gloves made from Alpaca wool, and recommends the fingerless version for shooting. Discover on Etsy. ($22 and up)
TWAW Product of the Week
As mentioned in the show, thin women can benefit from wearing belly bands. Check out his one at TWAW shop.
The WON’s post of the week: 6 Tips for Keeping the Secret of Concealed Carry a Secret
Michelle Cerino gives helpful advice on how to carry discreetly – whether thin or not. Check out Michelle and Carrie, together on the range in Utah!
On this week’s show, Barbara Baird will talk to the podcaster’s producer and Zombie expert, Kenn Blanchard, about how to survive a zombie attack. Carrie Lightfoot joins Barbara to discuss cool products, more zombie tips and other survival information. Julie Golob weighs in with her Tip Time. Sponsored by Ruger and NRA Women.
Topic: How to Survive a Zombie Attack
Zombie expert Kenn Blanchard gives you 10 ways to survive a zombie attack. The co-author of the book “Zombie Strike,” lets you know what you need to get away and stay alive if you need to … including a reason to wear to leggings, aka zombie apparel.
Buy the book, Zombie Strike, by Kenn Blanchard and Derek Ward. (Kindle, $7)
Tip Time with Julie Golob: Sponsored by NRA Women.
Barb has used these Birchwood Casey targets at a local zombie shoot and highly recommends them, especially for their halo rings after impact. (Price varies -- $8 and up)
TWAW Product of the Week
Zombie Green Gear! Carrie says what better than zombie green for your holsters for firearms wear?
Barb mentions the “featured blogger” section of The WON has something from The Survival Mom about lessons from “The Walking Dead.”
On this week’s show, Carrie Lightfoot interviews Greg Ellifritz , owner of Active Response Training, about a recent article he wrote on how to survive a vehicle attack. Sponsored by Ruger.
Barbara Baird joins Carrie and the women discuss cool shooting products, and Julie Golob weighs in this week on being ready to shoot in the rain. Sponsored by NRA Women.
Topic: Terrorist Vehicle Attacks
Greg Ellifritz is Active Response Training’s President and Primary Instructor.
Greg has been a police officer since 1995 and spent 13 years as the full time tactical training officer for his central Ohio agency. In that position, he was responsible for developing and instructing all of the in-service training for a 54-officer police department. In addition to his training position, he has served as patrol officer, armorer, bike patrol officer, bike patrol coordinator, sniper, and field training officer for his agency.
He has instructed for the Tactical Defense Institute since 2001 and been a lead instructor for TDI’s ground fighting, knife fighting, active shooter, impact weapons, and extreme close quarters shooting classes.
Greg holds instructor, master instructor, or armorer certifications in more than 75 different weapons systems, defensive tactics programs, and law enforcement specialty areas. In addition to these instructor certifications, Greg has successfully completed more than 4,000 hours of documented formal training with the leading firearms, empty hand fighting, and edged weapons instructors in the country.
Greg has been an adjunct instructor for the Ohio Peace Officer’s Training Academy, teaching firearms, defensive tactics, bike patrol, knife defense and physical fitness topics. He has taught firearms and self defense classes at the national and international level through the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors, The American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers, Rangemaster Tactical Conference, and Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police.
He has a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Management and has written for several publications and websites including: ‘The Firearms Instructor,” “Ohio Police Chief,” “Combat Handguns,” Survivalblog.com, “Concealed Carry Magazine,” Primedia’s “Personal & Home Defense Annual,” “Recoil Magazine,” and “American Handgunner.”
Read Greg's article 10 Tips for Surviving a Terrorist Vehicle Attack.
Tip Time with Julie Golob: Are You A Fair Weather Shooter? Sponsored by NRA Women.
Carrie thinks these ballistic shields look interesting.
Barb says it’s time to think about preparing a Go Bag for every person in your family, and found this lineup of bags at Stealth Angel, varying in price. ($139 and up)
TWAW Product of the Week
She also mentioned the Levels of Awareness key ring (or zipper pull). Start a conversation! ($8.99)
Wendy Megyese gives great tips for being aware and staying safe while staying in a hotel.
Barb talks to founder of The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club, Victoria Knows-Lacks, after we spent several days together in England, shooting. We’ll talk about her fantastic organization that introduces women to clay and game shooting in the UK, and about her plans for the future – which include more service to the thousands of women who are now participating in the shooting sports. Sponsored by Ruger.
We will also talk about some cool products that you might want to use, and we’ll hear from competition shooter Julie Golob with her Tip Time tip, sponsored by NRA Women.
Barb is back from a 2-week UK trip, where she attended The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club conference in Worcester and went on to driven shooting and some hunting in Yorkshire afterward with Victoria.
Carrie has been in recovery mode since The Well Armed Woman’s chapter leader conference in Provo, Utah, last week (Listen to show #72).
Topic: Barb and the Bun Club
Barb talked to the founder of The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club, Victoria Knowles-Lacks about the club, the future and the shooting sports movement in the UK.
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Tip Time with Julie Golob: Caliber
Sponsored by NRA Women, Tip Time covers relevant shooting tips from one of the world’s finest competition shooters, Julie Golob. This week, Julie points out the importance of choosing and using a caliber for CCW.
Carrie likes this BarrelBlok, because it quickly converts your own carry gun into a training tool. ($14.99, on sale $12.99)
Barb wore her Dubarry Galway boots afield last week and loves them. ($489)
TWAW Product of the Week
Don’t forget to register for the Liberty Lincoln safe raffle. Entry is $10. Good through midnight, Oct. 15.
The WON’s Post of the Week: All about Chokes and Beads
Syren’s Lynne Green explains the difference among chokes and why beads matter on shotguns in this post at The WON.
On this week’s show, Carrie Lightfoot and substitute co-host Stacy Bright will share the highlights of The Well Armed Woman National Leadership Conference.
Read more about the conference at The WON.
Carrie and Stacy discuss the many interesting activities and guest appearances at The Well Armed woman National Leadership Conference.
Tip Time with Julie Golob: Not a Race
Carrie likes this Liberty Lincoln safe, which at the time of the podcast was in a giveaway.
Stacy picked a Yellow Jacket Stun Gun Phone Case as her choice for a cool product. ($189)
TWAW Product of the Week –
TWAW Fleece Jacket ($59.95)
On this week’s show, Carrie Lightfoot talks to Yamil Sued, one of the industry’s best gun photographers – who will tell us what to do to get productive and safe gun photos. Learn how to responsibly depict your love for the shooting sports, without causing criticism or concern about safety. Learn how to shoot shooting.
Barbara Baird joins Carrie and they chat about some cool products that you might want to use (especially for shooting shooting), and we’ll hear from competition shooter Julie Golob with her Tip Time tip. Sponsored by NRA Women and Ruger.
Carrie is packing her bags to head to the NRA Women’s Leadership Conference, and she dyed her hair purple for the trip!
Barb witnessed a press conference, held in a shark tank. She was at the opening of the Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium.
One of the industry’s preeminent photographers, Yamil Sued talks to Carrie about how to photograph a gun and a person with a gun properly.
Tip Time with Julie Golob: Are You Still Learning?
Carrie wrote the forward to this book, offered by the USCCA, Women’s Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals ($35)
TWAW Product of the Week: Insulated Tumbler
Carrie uses lots of these in her dry heat environment, the insulated tumbler with TWAW branding. (Only $8.49)
The WON’s Post of the Week: Julie Golob on How to Shoot Shooting
Barb points out another excellent post that Julie Golob penned on how to choose cameras for shooting shooting.
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On this week's show, Carrie Lightfoot and Barbara Baird discuss how to find holsters and other carry methods for large-size women, and Carrie interviews Kathy, our latest Fan of the Month. Julie Golob offers tips on how to keep a training log or two, and the cohosts also talk about trending news and cool products. Sponsored by Ruger and NRA Women.
Carrie is preparing for the upcoming The Well Armed Woman’s Chapter Leader conference, to be held in Provo, Utah, during the last week of September.
Barb also has been working, but her work took her to Laura Ingalls Wilder Days in Mansfield, Missouri, where she competed in the rolling pin throw on the town square. She also tested Carrie’s AR, the DIADEM, for a shooting magazine and spent all day on the range with it last weekend.
Carrie wrote this helpful article about how to find a holster to fit a plus-sized body.
Firearms News You Can Use
Barb said that researcher John Lott is proposing that the federal government should use the same background checks for voters as it does for gun buyers.
Tip Time with Julie Golob: Value of Logs
Last week it was lists … this week, pro competition shooter Julie Golob talks about the importance of keeping shooting logs. Sponsored by NRA Women.
Carrie found this ARK Bag, from Crossbreed Holsters, to store your important electronic stuff in during an EMP. ($19.95)
Barb has always admired Girls with Guns Clothing’s sizing range, and chose this trendy baseball tee in a plus size for this week’s pick.
FOM Interview: Kathy
Meet Kathy from California, our latest Fan of the Month. (Note: The Fan of the Month has been changed to a quarterly contest. Watch the space for the next entry period.)
TWAW Product of the Week
Carrie picked a new product in the store, a rolling range bag, to keep her arms free and easy during transport to and from the range. Barb wonders about the distressed buffalo option (as usual). ($154.95)
Cheryl Todd interviewed Antonia Okafor, campus concealed carry advocate, for this week’s highlighted post at Women’s Outdoor News.
We interviewed Antonia in Episode #18.