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Happy International Women’s Day

Happy International Women's Day

#womensday exists to inspire change, challenge inequality, celebrate achievement & forge the future of daughters #IWD — Women’s Day 2014 (@womensday) March 8, 2014 On International Women’s Day I thought it fitting to share a photo of members of Team USA from the 2011 IPSC World Shoot. I am proud to call many of […]

Looking Back – 10 Favorite Moments of 2013

Photo highlights from 2013

What a year! First off, to everyone who follows my shooting and this blog, I so appreciate your support! Even with taking a year off from the competition circuit to welcome a new little one to my family, I feel like I have been able to stay connected to the shooting world and it just […]

Blast from the Past: Dancing in Moscow #TBT

Putting on a show at the 2011 IPSC Moscow Open.

This Throwback Thursday is from December two years ago at the 2011 IPSC Moscow Open held at the Object Range in Russia. It was quite an event from the awesome stages to an elaborate awards ceremony. The Russians sure know how to put on a great competition and after party. Yes, that’s me on the […]

Milestones: Women making a mark in practical shooting in 2013

I had the chance to compete with Maria on her home turf in Russia at the 2011 IPSC Moscow Open. Photo courtesy of the Object Range.

What a year 2013 has been for women in the action shooting sports with two incredible milestones achieved by two different ladies in practical shooting. Jessie Duff announced on Twitter that she reached one of her goals, to make United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) Grand Master (GM). I just got some of the best […]

JulieG 017 – Shooting Sport Trending and Team Smith & Wesson

JGR 017 - Trending and Team S&W

Are the shooting sports evolving? Are competitors specializing? Tune in to this episode of JulieG Radio as Julie welcomes the newest member of Team Smith & Wesson, Randi Rogers, and discusses Team’s strategy for competing and winning in the various action shooting disciplines. LISTEN TO THE SHOW What’s on this episode of JulieG Radio Hunting […]

#TBT 2006 IPSC Columbus Cup


A little blast from the past for this Throwback Thursday! Here’s a pic of me competing at the 2006 IPSC Columbus Cup. This match was so much fun and it was one of my first competitions shooting with the Smith & Wesson M&P. Want to see more? Here’s a link to a video that features some […]

#TBT Blast from the Past – Cruisin in Africa with TGO and Team Army

Julie Golob - 2002 IPSC World Shoot

I found a stash of old photos the other day and this one brought a smile to my face. Pictured below from left to right is yours truly, AMU gunsmith extraordinaire Joe Harless, a young Max Michel and The Great One, Rob Leatham. We were in South Africa for the IPSC World Shoot. Somehow I […]

Gun Girl Radio – It’s all about USPSA


While I was at SHOT Show last week, Jake Challand put up another fun episode of Gun Girl Radio. This show is all about the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA), from basic information on the origins of the sport to a simple breakdown of divisions, categories and more! Co-host Randi Rogers and I answer listener […]

Blast from the Past – 2005 IPSC World Shoot

2005 IPSC World Shoot - Ecuador

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to get organized. I have so many photos and videos scattered in different folders and hard drives that it’s nearly impossible to find anything quickly. I am determined to change that for 2013 and have already started the daunting task. I thought for sure I would dread it, […]

Infographic – What’s your shooter face?

Infographic - Shooter Faces

It’s just another day at the range with your shooting buddies. You’re playing show and tell in the safety area, scoping out stages, and munching on jerky. At your first stage the range/safety officer reads through the course description. Someone makes a wisecrack and friendly ribbing ensues until the walk through time is up. The shooting order […]

SHOOTing Tip – Getting Zeroed, Grouping at Distances

SHOOTing Tip - Getting Zeroed & Grouping at Distances

Another tip on zeroing your firearm! Last week’s SHOOT Quick Tip gave some insight on things you should consider when getting ready to zero. This week’s tip applies to competition shooters, hunters or those who just enjoy plinking as well… Getting Zeroed – Grouping at Distances Once you have dialed in your final zero save some time and […]

Action SHOOTing Tip – Simple Steps to Account for Targets on a Stage

SHOOT Tip - Accounting for Targets

Getting ready to shoot a complicated stage with targets you can see from several different positions? International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) and United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) courses of fire can be intricate. You may be able to see targets from multiple positions causing you to miscount them. This could lead to shooting a target more than […]

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