Training is essential and a legal requirement to become a gun owner in South Africa. Martin Hood speaks to Nikki Pretorius from the International Firearm Training Academy about what is available, the various competencies, the procedures that must be followed... and what it's like being a woman in what is sometimes perceived as a 'man's world'.
Season 1 / Episode 2
30 May 2019
Society & Culture · Sports
How did we end up in a situation where approximately 430,000 law-abiding citizens are potentially criminals? Gareth Cliff joins attorney Martin Hood to introduce this new podcast series about guns and gun ownership in South Africa.
The Professional Firearms Trainers Council (PFTC) is responsible for maintaining the standards for full firearm qualification, and all the unit standards contained within this qualification. They have also been tasked with assisting in the regulation, ethics and quality of firearms training in South Africa. Martin Hood speaks to Mac McGuire…
It's often controversial and sometimes misunderstood, but it's something that humankind has been doing since the beginning of our existence. Martin Hood speaks to Stephen Palos from the Confederation of Hunting Associations of South Africa (CHASA) about all aspects of hunting - from the legalities and sustainable use... to conservation,…
Where does one buy guns legally, and what else can one find at these dealerships? And more importantly, how do the dealers operate within the confines of the law as it currently stands in South Africa? Martin Hood has a brutally honest conversation with Jonathan Fouché from the South African…
People from all walks of life, aged 9 to 90 do it... and it's completely addictive! And you can do it for fun, or competitively - it's even an Olympic sport. Martin Hood chats to Sarah Kalell from the Clay Target Shooting Association of South Africa (CTSASA).