Getting ready to head out to the range for the first time? In addition to a knowledgeable and trained friend, here are five things that you’ll want to have with you to make sure your first shooting experience is safe, comfortable…and fun!
Along with encouraging budding shooters to enroll with local NRA Certified Instructors for expert training, mentors can provide actual places to shoot that are safe and welcoming, help new shooters understand firearm safety, handling and range protocol, and help them locate nearby ranges. NRAPublications.org/mentorhas a free digital copy of the Guide for New Shooters which provides useful info about range rules, gun safety, shooting tips, gun cleaning and storage. While at the website, mentors and other participants can enter the NRA Mentor Sweepstakes for the chance to win valuable prizes. Enter today!