Firearm Training and Safety Instructions

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Here is a quick video you can review for basic firearms safety. 

The four basic rules of gun safety. There are many more specific issues related to gun safety; however, these four, mostly borrowed from Jeff Cooper, distill it down to the essentials.

1. All Guns are always loaded. [Treat them that way]

2. Never let the muzzle cover [sweep] anything you are not willing to destroy.

3. Keep your finger off the trigger until your sights are on the target.

4. Be sure of your target. [And what's behind it]