Columbia, Illinois

3 Reasons Firearms Training Is Essential December 20, 2019

Columbia, Monroe
3 Reasons Firearms Training Is Essential, Columbia, Illinois

Whether you are a new gun owner or an experienced shooter, firearms training should be a priority. Though you can pick up advice and tips from family members or friends, the most comprehensive training is from a firearms professional. This ensures you stay current on the latest information and know the details of using your gun. Below are a few advantages of training with your weapon.

The Benefits of Firearms Training

1. Learn Safe Handling

It's no secret guns can do severe damage if they're in inexperienced hands. Inexperience and lack of knowledge regarding firearms lead to unnecessary safety risks. In a training class, you learn the ins and outs of properly handling a gun: how to carry it, how to shoot it, how to store it, and how to minimize danger. Safety should always be the highest priority for any owner.

2. Practice & Get Comfortable

firearms trainingA gun can be an intimidating piece of equipment. You should have the necessary time and resources to get comfortable using it and learn the required skills. Firearms training lets you ask questions of a qualified instructor and troubleshoot issues. It also allows you to develop the proficiency to be a responsible gun owner.

3. Learn Laws & Information

Gun safety laws and regulations are often debated and amended. As a firearms owner, know how these rules affect you and how to comply with the latest information and safety protocols. This is crucial for those with concealed carry permits, as the law puts specific parameters around the ability to carry a concealed weapon in public legally.


For firearms training in the Monroe County, IL, area, contact Shooter's Firearms & Indoor Range. They offer firearms education classes, concealed carry training, and basic and advanced pistol courses. They also have a gun shop and two, six-lane indoor shooting ranges. Call (618) 281-6393 or visit them online to check out their current class schedule.

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