Product Description

Length of Course: 14 hours
Course Level: Starter


Who teaches this course? This course is taught by an NRA-certified instructor,

Teaching locations: Brookhaven, Brooklyn, Calverton, Manhattan, Medford, Uniondale, The Compound, and Travel Training Team also available

NRA Basic Rifle Shooting CourseCourse Description: This course is at least 8-hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot bolt actiona and semi-automatic rifles. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest position, and two handed standing positions; cleaning the rifle; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Rifle Shooting Student Examination, and course completion certificate.

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Topics covered to include:

  • Prerequisites: None.  The material is suitable for all, including appropriately supervised, mature children (dependant on location and local laws).
  • To teach the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and using a rifle safely
  • Rifle knowledge, safe gun handling, ammunition knowledge, fundamentals of rifle shooting, two-handed shooting position, firing the first shots, cleaning, storage, rifle sports and activities
  • Course Completion: Students will receive feedback on all live-fire exercises.

Required Equipment:

  • If you do not have a firearm, no problem, a selection can be supplied during the class at an additional charge.
  • Have your own firearm? Great. Please bring it along.
  • Bring a rifle a 100 rounds of factory ammo to use.
  • This course is all inclusive: Class – Certificate – Materials – Range Time – Targets – Eye and Ear Protection
  • Comfortable clothing and No open-toed shoes. Sleeveless and low cut shirts are not recommended

Need a private or semi-private lesson to fit your schedule? If you do not see a training date that suits your schedule, please contact us to make personal arrangements. Private or semi-private instruction is scheduled at your convenience with no waiting list. No prior experience necessary. If you do not have a firearm yet, let us know and arrangements can be made.