The most important thing that a person new to the world of guns and shooting should know is that safety must always be your top priority. As you discover this uniquely American pastime, you'll learn that your fellow gun owners are extremely unlikely to judge you if you're not a perfect shot, as long as you respect the rules of safety and insist that others do the same. But how do you do that? Well, a great first step is to recruit a knowledgeable mentor...and to watch this video together with them, or alone. Gun safety is for everyone—new shooters, journeymen shooters and experts alike!
Knowing the basics of gun safety is a reward in and of itself, but thanks to the NRA Publications Mentor Initiative, it can also be a fun way to build a deeper connection with your friend or loved one!Click here to find out more.