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Old 03-04-2018, 2:39 PM
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Default Bay Area marksmanship class for 5 yo?

Just wondering if any of the youth marksmanship programs go as young as 5/6 years old. Especially in the South Bay.
I bought her a B.B. gun, but the dang trigger is set at like 20lb.
Thinking Im gonna have to teach her to shoot with my 10/22. Length of pull might be a problem though.
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Old 03-05-2018, 10:49 AM
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The only issue with a child that young is that at that age, exposure to lead can really be a very bad thing for them. Generally area ranges don't allow children to shoot until they reach 8 years old as lead is no longer a large concern after that age.
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Old 03-06-2018, 4:14 PM
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They have to be able to follow directions. Usually around 8-10. Kindergarten is too young
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Old 03-12-2018, 5:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Jongage View Post
They have to be able to follow directions. Usually around 8-10. Kindergarten is too young
I agree with this. You bring full grown adults to the range for their first time and you get flagged, imagine an overexcited little one. My daughter just turned 8 last month, thinking of taking her up to the desert for some fun with the 10/22, maybe even go buy a 22lr pistol before we go
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