Even though you have completed firearms training and likely have a lot of experience firing your gun, enrolling in ongoing gun training is a good idea. This is especially true if it has been several years since your last gun safety training course. Local, state, and federal laws regarding gun ownership and the right to operate the gun change all the time. Signing up for regular gun training is the best way to ensure that you remain up-to-date on laws as well as improve your skills. The safer you are with your gun, the more society benefits from you owning one.
Consider a Refresher or Skill Advancement Course
Anyone who owns a gun can benefit from a refresher course on the skills they already know. Another thing to consider is that different instructors teach different things. While not intentional, the instructor you took your original course from could have left out important details and skill sets that you should know. It’s also possible that law and technology has progressed to the point that your original instructor didn’t have access to the things you need to know today.
Once you feel confident of your current shooting skills, signing up for the next skill level helps you become even sharper with your skills. No matter what level course you take, you can feel secure that you will learn something new.
Opportunity to Shoot Competitively
When you participate in ongoing training courses, it gives you the chance to sign up for competitive shooting contests. This is a fun way to meet fellow gun enthusiasts as well as improve your own marksmanship. You may find that the more you compete, the greater your desire to sign up for more competitions. These events also allow you to hang out with people who love the sport of shooting as much as you do, something that might be a challenge among your circle of family and friends.
Please contact Black Butte Range today for all of your ongoing gun training needs.