Top 3 Reasons To Take A Lesson.

Aug 17 2021

“Can you tell me if this gun is loaded? I bought it a few years ago and put it in my (closet/dresser/nightstand/safe). Now I can’t remember if it’s loaded and don’t know how to check.”

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that in my 15 plus years in this industry. You probably didn’t learn to drive without at least some basic training, so why would you buy a firearm and not learn to use it first. Yet, most first-time firearm owners do just that.

I get it; training with firearms can be intimidating. Especially if you are brand new or it’s been a while since you last handled a gun. Maybe you are worried about making mistakes and getting yelled at or looking foolish for not knowing something basic. Perhaps you don’t think you have time in your busy schedule, or that it will be too expensive. Maybe you aren’t a “new” gun owner and think you don’t need training. Don’t let these negative thoughts or fears stop you from being the most responsible firearm owner possible. Here are my top three reasons you should book a private lesson at Shoot Smart.

  1. Comfort - Your physical, mental, and emotional comfort is our second priority behind your safety. The majority of our students come to us with little to no firearm knowledge. Lessons start in a classroom setting. Our patient instructors will go over the basics with you, answer your questions, and make sure you are comfortable before you even set foot on the range.
  2. Flexibility - Private lessons are offered seven days a week throughout the day. Making it easy for you to find a time that works for your busy schedule. Some instructors may even be available for lessons before we open to the public; this is especially beneficial when working on advanced skills where more room is needed.
  3. Customization - During your first lesson, an instructor will introduce you to the fundamentals of shooting/safety. As well as assessing your needs, goals, and any concerns you may have. They will then design a lesson plan around those needs, goals, and issues/concerns to maximize your training experience. This will allow them to tackle the most important skills to you while allowing you to learn at your own pace.

Learning to use a firearm shouldn’t be a terrifying or intimidating experience. So book a private lesson today to see how fun it can be!

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