Smarter Targets, Better Training – Grizzly Targets introduces their SNS (Shoot No Shoot) Target System

The square range will always have limitations.

Regardless of how permissive a range is and how complex a drill or stage is allowed to be built, static targets are still static targets. We know they’re there. We know they aren’t going anywhere. We cannot help but game the drill, course, or scenario a little bit to maximize our efficiency. We want the highest scores and quickest times. This is normal human behavior, it’s how we better complete tasks that require repetitive sequential motion.

There is a significant drawback though. We are unable to effectively build that crucial stimulus and response path from our eyes, our most important sense in shooting against a real threat and determining a threat from a non-threat. Our eyes drive the gun, and when its time to pull the trigger they are our last best check at making certain what we are shooting is the target we should be shooting.

The most common ‘make do’ in range training is to use an audio stimulus instead. We use a beep on a shot timer or the instructor will yell “threat” or “contact”, some prior arranged audio trigger, to let us know that the target is now a ‘threat’ target. The problem with audio is that it still lacks the visual confirmation of ‘that is a valid target’, we’re being told the target is valid now but the target didn’t do anything to become valid. That is the wrong decision making chain if you are trying to build a response to action. The target needs to act.

Grizzly Targets aims to close that stimulus gap and bring forward a better training solution with their groundbreaking patented target system, Shoot No Shoot.

The Shoot No Shoot (SNS) is a remotely operated system that allows the users to activate their target, or targets, at distances up to nearly a mile. Almost instantaneous target response from the instructor or RO controlled remote to target system allows for on demand activation and on demand responses from the shooter(s). The remote will work through walls and on up to 4 targets. Law enforcement, military, or civilian, when your response time matters and those fractions of a second count towards a life saving response the Shoot No Shoot is built to hone that reactionary gap to its finest point.

The targets and base are highly durable SR500 steel and hardened against the elements for inclement weather use The target plates are safe for industry standard use of .308/7.62x51mm rifle use at 100 yards and beyond, and 25 yards and beyond for pistol and shotgun ammunition. Always wear appropriate PPE when shooting with steel targets.

The SNS uses common industry tool system batteries, Milwaukee 12v, and the targets will run for up to 9 hours on a charge. That batteries are quick changing and quick charging so a spare cell to swap keeps the targets up and running while the first one goes onto a charger.

The SNS is designed to do one thing better than any other easily training system out there, bring motion stimulus and eyes on target decision making back into the shooting process. Grizzly Target’s Shoot No Shoot is cutting edge of reactive moving target firearms training.

 “The shoot no shoot is integral to what we do. As is deliberate, court-defensible actions on the objective. With qualified immunity coming under attack, that framework is necessary for LE as it always has been for civilians.” -GT SNS user, in use since Jan 2022

Train smarter.

Eyes to the target.

See. Think. Shoot.

Check out SNS and the whole Grizzly Target line up at

Keith Finch
Keith is the former Editor-in-Chief of GAT Marketing Agency, Inc. He got told there was a mountain of other things that needed doing, so he does those now and writes here when he can. A USMC Infantry Veteran and Small Arms and Artillery Technician, Keith covers the evolving training and technology from across the shooting industry. Teaching since 2009, he covers local concealed carry courses, intermediate and advanced rifle courses, handgun, red dot handgun, bullpups, AKs, and home defense courses for civilians, military client requests, and law enforcement client requests.