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Ruger American New Shooter Academy takes four participants on a challenging yet fulfilling journey, from little-to-no-firearms exposure to confidence and competence with a handgun. The show offers training advice for new and experienced shooters alike, while delivering a captivating chronicle of their challenges and growth throughout the training process.

Firearms trainer Daniel Shaw started from square one (“ground zero” refers to bomb detonation points) — one participant had never held a firearm, while others had very minimal or even negative exposure. Shaw incorporated all of his safety lessons training techniques to build a solid foundation with these four competent shooters who are now positively entrenched in the shooting culture and excited to continue their training in the future.

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