Why I Choose To Purse Carry

Posted by Kippi Leatham

May 15, 2015 9:00:00 AM

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To quote Robert Heinlein: An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life”.

In my lifetime, I have always tried to carry myself well and when CCW permits became available in my state of residence, I also began carrying myself well-armed.

I firmly believe that a community where citizens are armed and legally able to carry a firearm is a safer place to live.

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Topics: Concealed Carry, Tips for Women

Firearms for Women: 4 Tips for Competitive Shooting

Posted by Team Springfield

Dec 17, 2014 11:30:00 AM

Competitive shooting is becoming an increasingly popular sport among women. The sport offers a great way to get exercise, have fun, and gain and perfect the useful skill of marksmanship. Are you a woman looking to get started in competitive shooting? Are you trying to improve your competitive shooting skills to win your next competition? Check out these useful tips, and you'll be well on your way.

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Topics: Tips for Women

The C.O.R.E. Firearm Principles for Women

Posted by Team Springfield

Nov 17, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Firearm ownership is increasing among women and with this trend showing no sign of stopping, the need for proper training and education for armed women is increasing. While there is no substitute for hands-on training, a simple understanding of the basic principles of firearm ownership and use can help. Many firearm education programs rely on the acronym C.O.R.E., which stands for choice, operation, responsibility and education. By remembering this acronym, you can promote safety for yourself and those around you.

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Topics: Tips for Women

Best Concealed Carry Tips for Women

Posted by Team Springfield

Oct 31, 2014 9:00:00 AM

As an increasing number of women choose to carry concealed handguns, many run into the challenge of exactly how to carry it. Some women who wear dresses or typical office attire worry about wearing a bulky holster or appearing out of place. The good news is that there are options for women interested in carrying a concealed firearm. Here are a few tips: 

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Topics: Concealed Carry, Tips for Women

4 Helpful Concealed Carry Tips for Women

Posted by Team Springfield

Oct 22, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Both men and women can benefit from having a conceal carry permit. However, being licensed is only valuable if you know how to properly conceal and use your firearm in a time of need.

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Topics: Concealed Carry, Tips for Women

6 Handgun Training Tips for Women

Posted by Team Springfield

Oct 17, 2014 9:00:00 AM

For many women, the prospect of enrolling in a firearm training class may be stressful--but it doesn’t have to be. There are a number of reasons why anyone might feel uncomfortable walking into a firearms course, which is why it’s especially important to find a training space that is right for each individual. If you are looking for a training course, make sure you ask the right questions, find credible reviews, are comfortable with the instructor, and actually want to go through the process.

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Topics: Tips for Women

3 Compelling Reasons Why Women Own Handguns

Posted by Team Springfield

Oct 1, 2014 9:00:00 AM

An increasing number of women are choosing to become handgun owners. The number one reason women buy handguns is for protection. Typically, these women recognize the need to be prepared in the event they are the potential victim of a violent crime. Often, women who live alone or spend considerable time alone desire the protection that a firearm can offer, which is why owning a handgun and being ready to use it can make them feel more at ease. Many women simply want to protect their families from the possibility of intruders, while others are interested in becoming involved with competitive shooting.

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Topics: Personal Protection, Tips for Women

3 Concealed Carry Tips for Women

Posted by Team Springfield

Aug 19, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Men and women have historically been very different in how they approach life and manage situations. Given this fact, it’s no surprise that concealed carry issues for women vary greatly from those experienced by men, depending upon factors like attire and body type. Read on for more information about different options for concealed carry firearms for women, including thigh holsters, concealed carry purses and more. 

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Topics: Concealed Carry, Tips for Women

NRA Offers Programs Designed For Women

Posted by Team Springfield

Aug 14, 2014 9:00:00 AM

The NRA, thanks to proud, responsible female handgun owners around the country, is leading a revolution in favor of women. In an effort to empower women to embrace responsible handgun ownership, the NRA has launched multiple programs designed just for them. There are a number of misconceptions about female handgun owners, such as women don’t have the same shooting capabilities as men or they only shoot for self-defense. The NRA knows this simply isn’t true. Read on to learn more about the features and benefits of the NRA’s programs designed specifically for women. 

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Topics: Tips for Women

A Guide to the Best Handguns for Women

Posted by Team Springfield

Jul 2, 2014 12:08:00 PM

Ladies, have you decided that it’s time to purchase your first firearm? Are you now wondering how to get started and what to choose? For advice on handguns for women from the professionals, read these pre-purchase tips which we hope will make your shopping easier.

 

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Topics: Concealed Carry, Tips for Women


Springfield Armory® recommends you seek qualified and competent training from a certified instructor prior to handling any firearm and be sure to read your owner’s manual.  These articles are considered to be suggestions and not recommendations from Springfield Armory®.