Beginner trap shooting class offered in Brockport

By on April 15, 2019

The Conservation Club of Brockport is offering it’s second annual Trap Shooting class for beginning shooters. The course is delivered in five one and a half to two hour sessions. The emphasis is on introductory trap instruction for beginning trap shooters.

Students will be introduced to shotguns, firearms safety, trap fundamentals including trap shooting firearms, chokes, ammunition, trap shooting techniques, score keeping and trap etiquette. Trap basics that are explained and practiced include dominant eye, gun mount, foot position, point of aim and more.

The mandatory first session is classroom focused and will provide students with information about trap to prepare the students for four shooting focused sessions. Experienced club shooters and safety instructors will deliver the classroom and range instruction. Each student will receive individual instruction and attention.

This class is for beginners only and is not intended for those who currently shoot trap interested in improving their scores.

The class is available to club members and also to the general public. Class dates are May 7, May 14, May 15, May 21 and May 22. Classes will begin at 6 p.m. at the Conservation Club clubhouse, 291 Ladue Road, Brockport.

The cost for non-members is $80 (two trap cards). The cards will cover the cost of the clays and may also be used at Monday night trap. Shooters must provide their own shot shells.

The club is planning to offer a free introduction to trap lecture/class for those not interested in shooting trap, but with an interest in learning about this popular sport. Families and individuals faced with the recent interest in high school team Trap will learn about the sport, the firearms, equipment and more. The class will provide a question and answer opportunity.

To reserve a spot in either class, email The shooting class will fill quickly. Monday night trap shooting is open to the public for anyone interested in shooting trap.

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