Virtual Shooting Range and Training Blog


Use our blog as a resource to learn more about using virtual shooting for your training, get valuable tips on firearms handling and marksmanship, and get valuable tips and tricks to use the next time you visit Engage Virtual Range.

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Date Night Experience @ EVR
Date Night Experience @ EVR
Posted: April 22nd, 2022
In need of a unique and fun experience with your significant other? We've got just the outing for you!
EVR Challenge Coin
EVR Challenge Coin
Posted: April 14th, 2022
Challenge coins are a unique way to recognize accomplishments. Learn more about the EVR coin!
Join the EVR Affiliate Program
Join the EVR Affiliate Program
Posted: March 31st, 2022
Become an EVR affiliate, spread the EVR story, and earn valuable loyalty points. Sign up for free today!
Refer-A-Friend to EVR
Refer-A-Friend to EVR
Posted: March 20th, 2022
We’ve created a simple Refer-A-Friend program that rewards you for spreading the word about EVR to your friends and family.
Experience Edutainment
Experience Edutainment
Posted: March 2nd, 2022
Edutainment is defined as a "fun way of learning through education and entertainment."
Are You Ready to Become an Exclusive EVR Member?
Are You Ready to Become an Exclusive EVR Member?
Posted: February 23rd, 2022
EVR memberships provide exclusive access to benefits at a significant discount.
Top 5 Reasons to Try EVR
Top 5 Reasons to Try EVR
Posted: January 27th, 2022
EVR is unlike anything you’ve ever tried, and we know that new things can sometimes be a little intimidating.
Planning Team Building Events
Planning Team Building Events
Posted: December 31st, 2021
Team-building outings made easy at EVR! Experience our challenging missions with your team.
Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties
Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties
Posted: December 26th, 2021
Planning a bachelor or bachelorette party in and around the Cleveland area is easy if you know your way around the city.
Team Building vs. Group Outings
Team Building vs. Group Outings
Posted: November 18th, 2021
Learn more about the difference between our group outings and team-building experiences.
CCW and CHL Training Classes at EVR
CCW and CHL Training Classes at EVR
Posted: November 1st, 2021
CCW and CHL licensing are considered the first step in personal safety, protection, and self-defense with a firearm.
Give the Gift of an EVR Experience
Give the Gift of an EVR Experience
Posted: October 25th, 2021
Be a gift-giving hero this year by giving the gift of an EVR Experience.
Free Ammo
Free Ammo
Posted: October 14th, 2021
Go broke practicing your shot or hoard your current stash for the next few years and retire your hobby?
Citizen’s Academy Training Program
Citizen’s Academy Training Program
Posted: September 28th, 2021
Community outreach and collaboration is an essential part to public relations.
LE Blue Line Competition
LE Blue Line Competition
Posted: September 12th, 2021
We are thrilled to be hosting our second annual Blue Line Competition for law enforcement agencies in Northeast Ohio.
Not Your Average Team-Building Event
Not Your Average Team-Building Event
Posted: September 2nd, 2021
Team-building events don’t have to suck. Hit the mark with a team-building event that is challenging, fun, and unique.
Engage Customer Loyalty Program
Engage Customer Loyalty Program
Posted: August 29th, 2021
Get rewarded for visiting our virtual range! Earning points is easy, and enjoying the rewards is simple. Enroll today!
Gun Violence vs. Gun Safety
Gun Violence vs. Gun Safety
Posted: June 1st, 2021
Engage Virtual Range promotes safe, responsible gun education and wholeheartedly condemns the use of guns for violent, illegal, and irresponsible acts.
Less-Than-Lethal Simulator Training
Less-Than-Lethal Simulator Training
Posted: May 28th, 2021
Law enforcement training provides practical situational training that encourages de-escalation tactics, conflict resolution, and less-lethal training options.
Learn How to Defend Your Castle
Learn How to Defend Your Castle
Posted: May 17th, 2021
Training session is uniquely designed for gun owners who may not have a CCW license but intend to defend their homes.
Grand Opening in Avon Lake, Oh
Grand Opening in Avon Lake, Oh
Posted: April 23rd, 2021
You're invited! Join us at our brand new Avon Lake, Ohio location on May 8th, to help us celebrate our new virtual gun range.
We Are Expanding! Avon Lake Opening
We Are Expanding! Avon Lake Opening
Posted: April 14th, 2021
Opening May 8th in Avon Lake, Ohio. Building on our success, our second location will service the west side of the Clevand suburbs.
Stress Awareness: Muscle Memory and Training
Stress Awareness: Muscle Memory and Training
Posted: March 12th, 2021
Professional athletes, musicians, and even construction workers rely heavily on muscle motor skill retention to perform their best, especially in high-stress situations. Shooting a gun is no different.
 Mental Health Training for Police Officers
Mental Health Training for Police Officers
Posted: February 7th, 2021
The impact of COVID-19 goes beyond just the pandemic itself, people are suffering from a changing economic landscape, increased violence at home, mental health issues.
Learn to Shoot 101: Building Confidence
Learn to Shoot 101: Building Confidence
Posted: December 22nd, 2020
Confident shooting is all about practice and precision. It’s about knowing your gun and your abilities so well it comes naturally.
Rethink, Re-Engage, & Reload Your Corporate Outing
Rethink, Re-Engage, & Reload Your Corporate Outing
Posted: December 3rd, 2020
Whatever you do, don’t schedule another Zoom meeting! This year has been an absolute roller coaster, and almost every single industry has been affected.
Learn to Shoot 101: Marksmanship Basics
Learn to Shoot 101: Marksmanship Basics
Posted: November 14th, 2020
If learning to shoot is something that you’ve always considered but never pursued, there is no time like the present.
Corporate Gift Card Giving
Corporate Gift Card Giving
Posted: November 1st, 2020
Looking for a unique and original gift for your customers and clients? Give them an experience they won't forget!
2nd Annual Sweetest Days Couples Competition
2nd Annual Sweetest Days Couples Competition
Posted: October 18th, 2020
This annual event continues to amaze us! New couples joined us this year looking for something outside the traditional dinner date for Sweetest Day.
Learn to Shoot 101: Finding Classes Near You
Learn to Shoot 101: Finding Classes Near You
Posted: October 2nd, 2020
Learning to shoot is about more than just pulling the trigger. As with any sport, there are rules, fundamental principles, and tools for success necessary to learn.
Thanks for Helping us Back the Blue
Thanks for Helping us Back the Blue
Posted: September 13th, 2020
Our community came out in a huge way to show support for our local law enforcement and Bluecoats of Medina County. Congratulations to Wadsworth Police Department for taking the top place!
IDPA and IPSC Competitive Virtual Range Shooting
IDPA and IPSC Competitive Virtual Range Shooting
Posted: July 16th, 2020
IDPA and IPSC are both competitive shooting courses that can be shot as live-fire or at a virtual range. Do you know the difference?
Have Your CCW License but not the Confidence?
Have Your CCW License but not the Confidence?
Posted: June 11th, 2020
Often individuals to walk away from CCW classes with a basic understanding of gun ownership but lack of confidence in their ability to use a gun for protection.
Importance of Situational Awareness Training
Importance of Situational Awareness Training
Posted: June 1st, 2020
Virtual situational awareness training classes afford shooters the opportunity to play out lifelike scenarios in a safe, supportive, and educational environment.
Virtual Gun Range Instructors
Virtual Gun Range Instructors
Posted: May 29th, 2020
At EVR, our mission is to provide a safe, judgment-free gun range that offers support, entertainment, and education to shooters of all skill levels.
Virtual Range Training for Youth Organizations
Virtual Range Training for Youth Organizations
Posted: March 7th, 2020
Looking for a unique outing for your youth or scouting organization? This customized firearms exposure is designed for youth.
De-Escalation Training is Important for Officers
De-Escalation Training is Important for Officers
Posted: February 19th, 2020
This type of training is critical to law enforcement because de-escalation techniques are require by police on a daily basis.
Law Enforcement Active Shooter Training
Law Enforcement Active Shooter Training
Posted: January 17th, 2020
While no one wants to think about active shooter events, the reality is they are becoming more commonplace in the United States.
Looking Forward to 2020 at EVR
Looking Forward to 2020 at EVR
Posted: December 16th, 2019
2019 has been a monumental year at Engage Virtual Range. It’s hard to believe that it’s only been four short months since we opened the doors at our flagship Medina location.
A Huge Thank You to All Our Vets
A Huge Thank You to All Our Vets
Posted: November 11th, 2019
We had an amazing turnout of current and former military. We are beyond grateful for these men and women and their commitment to our Country.
Gun Safety 101: Rules for Safe Gun Handling
Gun Safety 101: Rules for Safe Gun Handling
Posted: November 1st, 2019
One of the benefits of choosing a virtual shooting range over a traditional live-fire range is safety. There is no live-fire or live ammunition on-site.
Low-Cost Alternative to Gun Ranges
Low-Cost Alternative to Gun Ranges
Posted: October 24th, 2019
As a gun enthusiast or expert marksman, you know how expensive the hobby can be. Just building a solid gun collection is a major investment.
Are You Prepared to Use Your First Live Firearm?
Are You Prepared to Use Your First Live Firearm?
Posted: October 1st, 2019
Shooting a gun for the first time is scary. There is always a fear of the unknown, and with something as powerful and deadly as a gun, it’s no laughing matter.
Is EVR Fun If You’ve Never Shot a Gun Before?
Is EVR Fun If You’ve Never Shot a Gun Before?
Posted: September 19th, 2019
Heading to a live-fire gun range for the very first time can be scary, intimidating, loud and anxiety-inducing. It's enough to turn people off from the sport entirely.
Grand Opening Celebration
Grand Opening Celebration
Posted: September 14th, 2019
It’s been a long road from conception to reality, but we couldn’t be happier that we were finally able to celebrate all of our hard work and for finally opening the doors at our Medina Engage Virtual Range location.
Simulation Guns vs. Live Firearms
Simulation Guns vs. Live Firearms
Posted: August 9th, 2019
Whether you are a novice or an expert, you know the benefits and drawbacks of live-fire guns. You know the sounds, the smells, the powder and the feel.
Gun Safety 101: Understanding Gun Recoil
Gun Safety 101: Understanding Gun Recoil
Posted: August 4th, 2019
A gun’s recoil is the backward movement a shooter feels when the bullet is discharged. When a gun exerts a force on a bullet as it’s launching it forward, the law of physics says the bullet will exert an equal force in the opposite direction of the gun.
Trend Alert: The Next Big Thing in Virtual Gaming
Trend Alert: The Next Big Thing in Virtual Gaming
Posted: July 31st, 2019
You’ve tried escape rooms, you’ve tried go-karting and you’ve tried ax-throwing. You’re looking for the next big trend in interactive and immersive experiences. Well, it’s safe to say that Engage Virtual Range is unlike anything you’ve ever done before.
Are Virtual Shooting Ranges Safe For Kids?
Are Virtual Shooting Ranges Safe For Kids?
Posted: July 18th, 2019
Proper gun safety is a controversial topic, but an important one. And when it comes to teaching your children how to handle a gun and the immense responsibility that comes with it, you want to do it in a safe and supportive environment.
Advantages of a Virtual Shooting Range
Advantages of a Virtual Shooting Range
Posted: June 23rd, 2019
The interesting thing about traditional shooting ranges is that everyone goes for a different reason. But, whether it’s to improve marksmanship, gain self defense skills, blow off steam, or just have fun, the experience is the exact same.