Shooting club

(5 Posts)
time2shine Fri 18-Nov-16 17:44:43

Ds (11) wants to join a shooting club. It's inside and lead bullets are used. He's quite clumsy and I'm feeling uneasy. Dh says I'm being over-protective. Aibu to not want him to go?

MrHannahSnell Fri 18-Nov-16 17:48:31

Clubs are red hot, I mean REALLY red hot on range safety. They won't put your DS, or themselves, in danger. Let him go. I started shooting at 13.

StandardPoodle Fri 18-Nov-16 19:22:44

One of my DS shot at school, thoroughly enjoyed it, and yes, they are very strict as to safety!

Meadows76 Fri 18-Nov-16 19:23:42

Fantastic discipline for him. Less dangerous than football.

harderandharder2breathe Fri 18-Nov-16 19:25:00

Yabu, a club like that will be super strict on safety. It might help improve his co-ordination, and it sounds like something he really wants to do, so you should let him

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