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 gun handling and marksmanship, and get valuable tips and tricks to use the next time you visit Engage Virtual Range.

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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 16th, 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.
Enhanced Efforts to Keep You Safe
Enhanced Efforts to Keep You Safe
Posted: April 29th, 2020
At EVR, it has always been and will continue to be our first priority to keep our visitors safe.
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.
1st Annual Couples Sweetest Day Competition Result
1st Annual Couples Sweetest Day Competition Result
Posted: October 20th, 2019
While we think everyone who came was a winner just for giving love a shot, the winners of our First Annual Sweetest Day Competition are...drum roll, please…
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.