NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course
This course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting. The course is at least 14 hours long over two days and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students will learn NRA’S rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest, prone, sitting, standing and kneeling positions; cleaning, and continued opportunities for further skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet; take a Basic of Rifle Shooting Student Examination, and a course completion certificate.
To prepare for this class: Please leave firearms in your car until the instructor tells you to bring them into the classroom. A .22 caliber rifle is suggested. Bring the owners manual. When reserving your spot tell us the make, model and caliber of your gun. Bring at least 150 cartridges for live fire. Bring a shooter’s mat, knee pads and 3 or 4 magazines for your rifle.
Please note: No ammunition is allowed in the classroom. Please leave it in your car. If you do not own a rifle, we will rent you one and you must purchase the ammunition to do your life fire exercises . We rent electronic eye protection for $5.00 and sell eye protection for $5.00.
No ammunition is allowed in the classroom. Please leave it in your car. A minimum of a 9mm pistol is required for this course. If you do not own a firearm, we will rent you one and you must purchase the ammunition to do your life fire exercise.
Every student is required to sign a waiver of liability before each class.