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About Jacqueline

Jacqueline Yockey is a Certified Firearms Instructor, UT Certified CFP Instructor, Self Defense Instructor and Certified Rape Awareness and Prevention Educator, whose passion for personal protection led her to create Shoots Like A Girl, an informative site for women (and men) who have gotten, or are thinking about getting, practical and tactical about their personal protection. ACT 235 Lethal Weapons Certified Certified NRA Firearms Instructor Certified Defensive Handgun Instructor Certified Utah Concealed Firearms Permit Instructor Certified Glock Armorer Active Member of USPSA Active Member of IDPA Active Member of GSSF Active Member of NSSF

Our children are sitting ducks …..

More gun control, less gun control, assault rifles, blah blah blah.  As the tragedy unfolded on FOX NEWS yesterday, I received a plethora of emails and private messages asking for my opinion from a gun-control perspective.  I respectfully declined comment yesterday as, … Continue reading

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The Truth About Personal Protection

A violent crime occurs every 12 seconds, 24 hours a day in the U.S. A woman is raped every 46 seconds in America… that’s almost 78 rapes each hour Nearly one in five women has been or will be raped … Continue reading

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Handguns, shotgun and AR-15! What’s your choice for home defense?

I was recently asked about handguns for home defense and in a nutshell, here is my short answer……. Although I carry concealed and typically carry a BUG (back up gun) as well, my primary home defense weapons are not handguns.  … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Firearms Industry

An Open Letter to the Firearms Industry Written by: Anonymous Some of us like pink things. Some of us do not. Most of us like things that are beautiful. Just slapping a coat of pink paint on it doesn’t necessarily … Continue reading

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FUNDAMENTALS OF DEFENSIVE PISTOL

FUNDAMENTALS OF DEFENSIVE PISTOLMillvale Sportsmen’s Club, Wexford, PASaturday, September 22, 2012 OR Sunday, September 30, 201210:00AM – 1:00PM Please note that space is limited to eight students and advanced registration is required!  Nothing can prevent you from an encounter with … Continue reading

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The Struggle With Cross-Dominance

I am a righty who has struggled with cross-dominance my whole life. My dad figured out that I was cross-dominant when I was about seven years old on one of our regular trips to the gravel pits to plink some … Continue reading

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Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough For Me!

Good enough isn’t good enough for me! If you have ever done any group firearm training then you have surely heard the words, “good enough”.  As in, “that shot was ‘good enough’ for now so let’s move on”.  That was … Continue reading

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