America's millions of first-time firearm owners will find National Shooting Sports Month in August a great time to pursue training and learn about the dozens of target shooting sports they can enjoy with their newly purchased firearm.
Developed by NSSF, the firearm industry trade association, National Shooting Sports Month reminds everyone—newcomers as well as experienced gun owners—about the safe, fun, exciting activity of target shooting. It's a pastime more than 52 million Americans, adults and youth, engage in.
What about the coronavirus? Whether you visit an outdoor or indoor range, target shooting is an activity where social distancing can be followed relatively easily. Also, the shooting sports are well-suited to socializing while heeding your state and local coronavirus safety guidelines.
Here's 10 great reasons to head to the range during National Shooting Sports Month:
Remember, help make others aware of the fun of target shooting by sharing your experiences on social media and using the hashtag #LetsGoShooting. For regular updates on National Shooting Sports Month and for other target shooting resources, follow the Let's Go Shooting pages on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
SOURCE National Shooting Sports Foundation
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