Category Beginner’s Guide

Beginner's Guide

Types of Guns: Top 3 You Need to Know

Quickly learn all about the three types of guns: pistols, rifles, and shotguns. Plus how they work, how to shoot them, and the best models for each. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

Best Rimfire Rifle for Beginners

Learn why we think the Ruger 10/22 is the best rimfire rifle for the beginner, before we dive into recommended models, ammo choices, and stock upgrades. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

Best Semi-Automatic Rifle for Beginners: AR-15 vs AK-47

Quickly learn the pros/cons of the AR-15 vs AK-47 debate. We'll cover ergonomics, reliability, cost, accessories, and even recommended models. (Read)

Range

[Tips] First Time at the Shooting Range

First time to the shooting range and not sure what to expect? We'll cover rules, what to do, and indoor/outdoor ranges to make your trip safe and a little less intimidating. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

How to Shoot a Rifle

Learn how to shoot the most common semi-automatic rifle, the AR-15, as well as a bolt action rifle.  We’ll cover some grip, stance, general functions, and more. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

How to Shoot a Handgun/Pistol

Quickly learn how to safely shoot a handgun by covering different trigger types, correct grip, sight alignment, and loading/unloading. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

Trigger Pull & Follow Through

Learn the most important aspects of the trigger pull and follow through from a USPSA champion. Important bullet points, diagrams, and video to help you out. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

Sight Picture & Eye Dominance

Quickly discover your eye dominance for shooting in less than 60 seconds and learn proper sight alignment, holds, and where to focus on your front sight. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

How to Shoot a Shotgun

Quickly learn how pump and semi-auto shotguns work, before diving into how to load, unload, and shoot them. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

How to Shoot a Revolver

Quickly learn how single and double action revolvers work , how to shoot them, and how to unload to make them safe. (Read)
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