Ruger American New Shooter Academy Season 2: Episode 5


Kyle trains with the son, Nick, in episode 5, and they start with the Ruger 10/22 Takedown rifle. After reviewing the safety rules and learning the proper adjustment to his stance, Nick is tasked with shooting to the close paper target. It’s clear he has had some practice, as he starts off with a close group.

Nick moves on up to the Ruger PC Carbine 9mm rifle and shoots another great group to the far steel target. He looks ready to take on some competition with the adults!

What were Kyle’s takeaway tips? Let’s take a look:

  • Have a good, stable stance when shooting a handgun or rifle.
  • Always put the safety back on when you finish shooting.
  • Have a good sight picture before you squeeze the trigger.

About the Series:

Host Kyle Harth, Firearms Instructor, US Army Special Forces, provides firearms training to a family of new shooters. These individuals will receive specialized training to develop their shooting skills with Ruger firearms, while having fun, safely, together as a family.

Ruger American New Shooter Academy Season 2 is presented by DeSantis GunHide.

About the Author

Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Springfield Armory Hellcat OSP, with a Shield Sights RMSC Red Dot, that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in a Vedder Holsters ComfortTuck IWB holster.

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