3 Benefits to Online Trade Schools

3 Benefits to Online Trade Schools

3 Benefits to Online Trade Schools Let’s face it—“going back to school” is easier said than done. Only when you enroll in a program do you realize that there’s so many things that went unaccounted for: exhaustive tuition costs, additional supplies, and gas money. For many, in-person trade schools stretch their wallets more than their…

Details
Competitive Shooting Sports: An Introduction

Competitive Shooting Sports: An Introduction

Competitive Shooting Sports: An Introduction In this month’s discussion I will introduce you to the world of shooting sports. Firearm shooting competitions have been around as long as firearms have been in existence. In the United States, in the late 1700’s “Turkey Shoots” were organized to test the abilities of the local population. The prize,…

Details
How Does Trap and Skeet Shooting Differ?

How Does Trap and Skeet Shooting Differ?

How Does Trap and Skeet Shooting Differ? Trap and skeet shooting are two clay shooting sports in which participants shoot moving clay targets in various conditions. These sports originated as practice rounds for gunsmiths to shoot without harming live birds. But due to the rise of animal rights, these practices have grown into their very…

Details
A Brief History of Shooting Competitions and Firearms

Competition Shooting: A Brief History of Sport and Firearms

A Brief History of Shooting Competitions and Firearms Competitive marksmanship predates not only firearms but bows and arrows: games like bocce, skittles, and cornhole emphasize accuracy, while discus, javelin, and hammer throwing emphasize range. By Medieval times, archery and crossbow competitions were famous enough to give rise to lore of Robin Hood and Wilhelm Tell. Unsurprisingly, those…

Details
MGS Trade School Visits the 2023 DEAC Conference

MGS Trade School Visits the 2023 DEAC Conference

MGS Trade School Visits the 2023 DEAC Conference DEAC accreditation is an essential aspect of quality assurance in the    realm of higher education. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is a recognized accrediting agency that evaluates and accredits distance education programs and institutions. As a result, obtaining DEAC accreditation signifies that an institution or…

Details
7 Tips To Get The Best Online Training

7 Tips To Get The Best Online Training

7 Tips To Get The Best Online Training Education has changed dramatically. Now, more than ever, online training programs have increased in popularity, with adult learners prioritizing flexibility. There are many advantages to online courses; they allow you to learn whenever, wherever, and however works best for you. This makes it easy to pursue a…

Details
Careers Beyond Gunsmithing in the Firearms Industry

Careers Beyond Gunsmithing in the Firearms Industry

Careers Beyond Gunsmithing in the Firearms Industry Gunsmithing education offers transferable skills onto the learner. In addition to a working gunsmith knowledge, graduates have other career options, due to transferable skills. These skills include: Firearms repair and maintenance: You will learn how to repair and maintain various types of firearms, including pistols, rifles, shotguns, and…

Details
How to Become an FFL Dealer 

How to Become an FFL Dealer

How to Become an FFL Dealer In this month’s blog discussion, we will review the process on obtaining a federal firearms license (FFL). Most people have the perception that getting an FFL is a long, daunting task filled with tons of paperwork. My experience, however, was completely opposite of that. As a matter of fact,…

Details
What Character Qualities Are Required for Gunsmiths?

What Character Qualities Are Required for Gunsmiths?

What Character Qualities Are Required for Gunsmiths? When I was younger and just starting to learn about firearms, my father and I were members of the local community of gunsmiths. I would go with him every weekend to learn how to use, clean and fire a gun properly and safely. During one of my first…

Details