Guncast

CLIFFCENTRAL.COM  |  Series , ±28 min episodes total time 4 hr 13 min  |  Broadcast schedule  | 
Guncast is one of South Africa’s only podcasts about guns, gun ownership, and the complexities of gun law. Hosted by Martin Hood, the country’s foremost gun lawyer, this podcast series will inform and educate you about training, sports shooting, licensing, and all the other aspects of gun ownership. Bite the bullet, download the series!

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01

Why a podcast about guns?

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.
02

Firearm Training in SA

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'.
03

Regulation & the PFTC

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 to find out all about the role of the PFTC in South Africa.
04

Hunting

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, food security, and trophy hunting.
05

Gun Dealers & the Law

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 Arms & Ammunition Dealers Association.
06

Clay Target Shooting

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).
07

Proposed Amendments to the Gun Laws

Many people own guns for self defence... but where do they stand legally? How is the security industry affected, and where do the police fit in? Martin Hood is joined by lawyer and podcast host Roman Cabanac, as they dissect the proposed amendments to South African firearm legislation.
08

Frequently Asked Questions

All you need to know resolved in one quick and easy podcast! Gareth Cliff asks and Martin Hood answers questions related to gun laws, the amnesty, licensing, expirations, renewals, and more.
10

Bonus: A Victory Shot

Martin Hood joins the Gareth Cliff show to explain the positive judgment the South African Arms and Ammunition Dealers Association (SAAADA) has received in their High Court matter against the National Commissioner of the South African Police Services

9 episodes