Lots of people have gotten a shofar, but few have invested the time nor discipline to learn how to play it well. A poorly blown shofar during a service is sometimes distracting. There is a concept in God's word that if you are going to offer something we ought to give our best. Our Lord is worthy of that. If you want to share this instrument in a public service then let's honor the Lord by learning to play it skillfully. Here is a short instructional video.