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Bruce Piatt Offers Tips for New Shooters

Cross-discipline competitor provides a three-step improvement process.

America’s New Shooters: Increasingly Female, Younger and Urban

In fact, women are the fastest-growing segment in the target-shooting population.

VIDEO: Shooting Straight with Chris Cheng

Many of us remember Chris Cheng from the History Channel’s long-since-canceled show “Top Shot.” The show ran for five seasons, between 2010 and 2013, and featured two teams of competitors who had to use an unknown array of rifles, handguns and shotguns on various targets as they ran through shooting stations. One by one, the lowest-scoring marksmen were eliminated.

Mentor Initiative: Bring Friends Into The Shooting Fold

Sharing your know-how about firearms with new shooters will help NRA grow.

Tony Holmes Provides Tips for New Shooters

When you start shooting, learn best practices from knowledgeable range staff so you are less likely to develop bad or unsafe habits.

Carl Bernosky’s Best Tip for New Shooters

Competitive shooter Carl Bernosky offers advice to newcomers to the sport.

How to Talk to a New Gun Owner

When speaking to new or potential gun owners tell them about the NRA’s many resources for new gun owners, such as NRAInstructors.org, NRA Publications’ YouTube channel and the NRA’s Guide for New Shooters.

New Jersey Measures Would Shut Down Ranges, Clubs And New Shooters

New Jersey legislators are promoting a sweeping new scheme that would prevent citizens from shooting at ranges without a state-issued firearms ID card.

Smith & Wesson M&P380 Shield EZ Lives up to its Name

The Shield EZ is the latest handgun designed to address concerns about racking the slide and recoil. It is put to the test against a Beretta Model 86, a gun introduced more than 20 years ago that was designed to appeal to new shooters who were intimidated by racking a slide.

Time Running Out To Be An NRA Mentor

Time is winding down to participate in the NRA Mentor Initiative—and win great prizes while doing so.

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