Beginner’s Guide to Guns

Firearms education is crucial for beginners.  So we’ve come up with the lessons below filled with tons of videos, pictures, and corny jokes.

 

How This Works

The articles are designed for total gun newbies and will help you acquire a safe mindset, confident knowledge in firearms, and a foundation for shooting.

Time to get your Pew Pew on!

Chapter 1

Introduction to Guns

The most important stuff…if you get anything out of this series…please read the 4 Firearm Safety Rules.

Chapter 2

Shooting Fundamentals

We’ll walk you through the fundamentals of stance, grip, trigger pull, and more so you have some idea of how to shoot a gun at the range.

Chapter 3

How to Shoot a Gun

Chances are you’ll probably head to the shooting range first before deciding on a gun.  We’ll start with what to expect and then how to shoot the most common types of firearms out there.

Chapter 5

Ammo, Tools, & Gear

All the stuff you’ll need to clean, shoot, and have a safe/fun time at the range and at home.  Find out more specific info in our DIY Gunsmithing and Gun & Gear Reviews sections.

Chapter 8

Competitive Shooting

Tired of shooting at static targets at the range?  How about some running and gunning with some fast-paced shooting competitions?  We’ve got you covered from an overview of different types of competitions to the essential gear you’ll need to rank highly.

Chapter 9

Reloading

We cover everything about reloading your own ammunition in our Ammo & Reloading section, but these quick guides will give you a glimpse into what it takes.

Chapter 10

Hunting

Everything to get started hunting…from where to hunt to the best hunting firearms and how to build up the perfect hunting load.