Over the years, we’ve watched a variety of techniques used in teaching kids about gun safety and how to shoot. Here are some best practices on imparting responsible gun handling to children. In the paragraphs below, you will see that our recommendations are categorized by age groups. These categorizations are only guidelines. Since children develop at different rates, maturity and focus should be your guidelines when considering the material below.
Victoria (photo inset) was not born with a gun in her hand, but at 15 (when this photo was taken) she had better gun handling skills and technical ability than many adults who attend our courses. That did not happen by accident. Her parents were committed to teaching their kids to shoot. More importantly, next year when she heads off to college, serves in the military, or moves out of her parents house, she will take the understanding of safe, … Read more »Continue