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.
And if videos are more your fancy…check out our Beginner Handgun Course.
Time to get your Pew Pew on!
Table of Contents
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.
Now that you’ve shot some guns…we’ll walk you through some of our favorite beginner firearms. For more in-depth coverage, check out our Gun & Gear Reviews section.
- Recommendations by Type of Gun
- Concealed Carry
- Women Specific Recommendations
Ammo, Tools, & Gear
Once you’ve got the basics down…we’ll help you shoot better groups at a faster pace.
- Pistol Shooting
- Rifle Shooting
- Disabled Shooting
Looking to concealed carry? We have a dedicated Ultimate Guide for it. But here are our top articles.
- Gun Reviews
- 7 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Carried Concealed
- Best Concealed Carry Holsters
- Best Way to Conceal Carry for Women: Holsters, Purses, & More
- Gun Insurance: USCCA Review vs NRA
- Concealed Carry Laws by State
- Flying with Firearms
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.
- Guns & Gear for Competitive Shooting
Everything to get started hunting…from where to hunt to the best hunting firearms and how to build up the perfect hunting load.