Kevinf2349 wrote:Great grouping especially for the first time. Glad they had fun, now are they cleaning the guns? lol
Not just being a proud Grand dad but Ayla seems to have a natural ability to put holes close together. As far as cleaning guns it seems they, including my better half, have no interest in cleaning guns. It's a good thing I enjoy cleaning them.......sometimes. I told the girls that young guys loved the smell of gun oil but they didn't buy it.
I'll bet Grandad had almost as much fun teaching the young ones proper gun safety and shooting, as the girls did pulling the triggers! Well done Granpa!
Thanks. I knew I would enjoy it but didn't know how much fun it would actually be. I've given newbies my unofficial version of "pistol shooting 101" many times but these two were exceptional students. As previously stated, I spent quite a bit of time with them on the safety rules, grip, stance, operation of the slide, loading, unloading, safety check, and the difference between a semi-auto and a revolver. I let them know that there will be some recoil and loud noise so they would know what to expect.
CompVest wrote:There is a fine line between moving new shooters along to fast and not letting them move ahead when they are ready and interested. This is why I like set my private lessons for each individual student and run my classes at a middle ground pace with special attention paid to the slower paced learner and finishing with advanced drills for the more advanced shooters.
You are absolutely right. My unofficial "pistol 101" session is just enough to get them started but for further training I would have to pass them on to the experts. I told them to check out http://www.corneredcat.com
for more information. Since they live in E. Texas (Longview area) and I live in Frisco, Tx, I won't get many opportunities to work with them. Where do you do your training?