West Chester Gun Club has created Trapshooting University to provide trapshooting lessons and knowledge for the beginner and intermediate trapshooter. With our NRA, ATA, USA Shooting, certified coaches leading the charge, we welcome any shooter looking to get started in trapshooting or the casual trapshooter looking to increase their scores. The club host competitive youth teams who while not affiliated with the club use our grounds for training and have access to all our training resources.
We offer many options for learning how to shoot. Please refer to our lessons page for more information about lessons with one of our coaches.
The following resources and articles will help you learn more about trapshooting and how to get started. A lesson with one of our coaches will help you get on track quickly to find consistency. As always, check our Frequently Asked Questions, Range Rules, and ask any questions.
About the Game
Become a Shooter
- Proper Positioning, Stance and Weight Distribution
- Proper Gun Mount
- Natural Point of Aim
- How many Eyes, Finding Eye Dominance
- Muzzle or Hold Position
- Movement and Followthrough
- Reading the Breaks
What is Next
- Shooting Registered Targets with the ATA
- Start a Team (High School or College)