Responsible firearm owners and users practice regularly to increase their abilities to become proficient and improve safety skills. Target practice is a basic activity to become better at using your firearm and is a great beginning to acquiring the skills for hunting or competition shooting. Target shooting is enjoyed by many gun owners. It is an activity that can improve shooting skills, provide competition among like-minded shooters, and foster friendships that can last a lifetime.
There are various disciplines for rifle target shooters such as silhouette shooting, Cowboy action competition, long-distance competition, etc.