NRA Basic Rifle Shooting

The NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course teaches students the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude required for the safe use of a rifle while shooting. This course is at least eight hours long and is conducted both in a classroom and at a range under the guidance and supervision of an NRA Certified instructor. This course is intended for all adults notwithstanding previous experience or affiliation.

For participating in the course, students receive the NRA Basics of Rifle Shooting Handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Booklet, take a Basics of Rifle Shooting Student Examination, and receive a successful course completion certificate.

Skills Learned

Some of the topics covered in this course include: NRA’s firearm safety rules, proper use and operation of rifles, rifle parts and the operation of those parts, ammunition knowledge/selection, fundamentals of shooting, and the proper inspection and maintenance of your rifle, instructional shooting from the bench rest, prone, sitting and kneeling positions and will be afforded continued practice for skill development.

Dates and Locations

Coming Soon in 2019


Thomas J. Wilson

Step 1: Register Online for the Class

Click the button below to register for the class on the NRA website. Choose the correct class and instructor, and fill out the information to register for training.

Step 2: Make Online Payment

Training Class.

Click the button below to pay for the class. Please make this payment as soon as you register for the class.


2 Replies to “NRA Basic Rifle Shooting”

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