Pro Staff / Instructor Spotlight: We asked Jamie Meyer a few fun questions. Pro Staff / Instructor Spotlight is designed to help you get to know our awesome team of Pro Staff / Instructors a little better. Jamie lives in Oklahoma and is an avid firearms competitor & firearms instructor with SLG.
Are you a competitive shooter? Yes
What types of matches do you participate in? Mainly pistol, rifle and shotgun. USPSA, 3 Gun, Steel Challenge, NRA Action Pistol
What types of firearms do you shoot competitively? Pistol, Rifle & Shotgun
If you could only shoot one what would it be? Shotgun
How did you get involved with competitive shooting? I started with just self defense training. Then it was recommended to me by a good friend that I should try competitive shooting. I was hooked after my first match.
How long have you been shooting competitively? About 6 years total off and on
What shooting skill would you like to master? Trap/Skeet shooting
What’s your biggest shooting challenge? Getting time to practice
What would be the most amazing competitive stage that is still on your bucket list? I would love to go to the Rockcastle Shooting Center in KY and shoot the 3 man 3 Gun team match.
What’s the hardest lesson you’ve learned? Realizing that I needed to focus my shooting on one style of competition and not several at a time.
What could you give a 40-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation? Competitive shooting basics covering what to expect at a match as well as gun and gear options.
NON – SHOOTING RELATED
What do you like most about the SLG shooting trailer? Having the opportunity to help women from all walks of life learn how to shoot in a stress free environment.
If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time? Spend more time with family, and my fur babies!
What hobby would you get into if time and money weren’t an issue? Ship wreck diving
What non-shooting related skill would you like to master? Knife & Axe throwing
What non-shooting related .. do you wish you knew more about? Dog sport training
What are you interested in that most people haven’t heard of? Reclaimed furniture
What’s the farthest you’ve ever been from home? Bonaire
Where do you usually go when you when you have time off? Home and spend time with family.
Who inspires you to be better? Family, & friends
What are three interesting facts about you? I’m a Firearms Instructor. I’m an Advanced Scuba Diver and used to help teach classes. I love turtles.
What is your biggest fear? Failure
If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? Ribs
List two pet peeves People who don’t practice what they preach. People who are cruel to animals.
Which of the five senses would you say is your strongest? Sight
One thing that not a lot of people know you love to do? Scuba Dive
Mountains or Beach? Beach