The shooting sports are awesome. I have years of experience that has allowed me to build a strong skill set and learn from my mistakes. The newbies who are joining up in droves today though don't have the luxury of experience . Here are some of the things I wish I had known when I first started shooting.
1.The shooting world is full of self described experts and crappy advice
This is a big one. Every time I walk into the gun store there is some fat old guy (no offense to fat old guys) spraying advice all over the room like blood in a Quentin Tarantino movie. It hits you in the face and drips down the walls, you try to towel it off but the damn blood (I mean advice) just doesn't stop. And this advice isn't a