What participants say was the highlight of their First Shots experience:
Hitting the inner circle of the target and getting a thumbs up from my instructor.
Taking my first shot in a comfortable and safe environment.
Excellent instruction on the safe use of a handgun. Our instructors made it an enjoyable, fun learning experience.
Watching my 10 year old daughter shooting with confidence.
See What First Shots Is All About
Not knowing how or where to start can be an intimidating hurdle when learning about shooting and firearm ownership. NSSF's First Shots program is tailor-made for you. With instruction programs that include classroom and "live fire", you'll leave knowing how to safely handle, operate and store a firearm. Find a seminar near you.
At A First Shots Seminar, You’ll Receive:
An educational introduction to the safe and recreational use of firearms
A clear understanding of the local requirements for owning and purchasing a firearm
Individual and group training
A rundown of shooting sports opportunities for all levels of interest
When it comes to learning about shooting and firearms ownership, not knowing how or where to start can be an intimidating hurdle. Find a seminar near you and give shooting a try. Please contact the range directly as pre-registration is required.
Don’t see a First Shots class or event near you? Contact Ann Gamauf at NSSF to see if she can help!
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