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Basic Rifle

Name: NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course

Short Description: Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.

More Details: This course is at least 14 hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. 

Students learn:
  • NRA’s rules for safe gun handling 
  • Rifle parts and operation
  • Ammunition
  • Shooting fundamentals
  • Range rules
  • Shooting from the bench rest
  • Shooting from the prone position 
  • Shooting while sitting
  • Shooting from the standing position
  • Shooting while kneeling 
  • Rifle cleaning and Maintenance
  • Opportunities for continued skill development

Students will receive:
  • NRA Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook
  • NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure
  • Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet
  • Basics of Rifle Shooting Student Examination
  • Course completion certificate