XSteel Targets Blog

XSteel Targets Blog

XSteel Targets Blog

What’s IPSC and What Do They Do for the Every Day Shooter?

If you’ve hung around the shooting world for any amount of time, odds are the acronym IPSC has been mentioned. But what is the IPSC? And what do they have to do with shooting?



The Best Places to Target Shoot

Like going to the neighborhood pool in the summer, the slide gets old after a while. As a shooter, the same old range with the same affordable steel targets can be boring. An indoor range can get smoky if there’s a lot of shooters, loud (firing from guns and people shouting over the din), and dark. A change of scenery does us all good--even for target practice. XSteel Targets recommends the following tips when seeking a different target shooting experience.


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The Magic Behind the Steel: What's the Best Steel Anyways?

You’ve probably seen on our website “AR500” and “AR200.” This is either crystal clear to you or you probably have no idea what that means. XSteel Targets aims to put your questions to bed with the following blog post on steel.

Your First Shooting Competition: What You Need to Know

From rocks and stones to javelins to bows and arrows to firearms, humans’ ability to bring down prey has steadily increased in prowess. After the Chinese invented black powder in the 9th century, game was on! Gunpowder was used as a weapon shortly thereafter...

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What to Expect Your First Time on a Shooting Range

You’re new to shooting. You have little experience. Perhaps you’ve only been to a brief firearm class and can count on one hand how many times you’ve fired a gun. Don’t worry. We all have to start somewhere and that somewhere is the beginning.

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The Growing Trend in Women Shooters

In a previous post, we covered the basics of the mistakes you can make that will affect your accuracy. That was a broader topic in shooting, and now we’re going to zero in a bit (pardon the shameless pun) on other topics. This time, we’ll cover handgun accuracy and the actions you’re taking that could be making you hit your mark.

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