Learn how to shoot a rifle like a pro—from a first-
FIRST Steps Rifle Orientation
Short Description:First steps Firearm Instruction, Responsibility, and Safety Training is the NRA’s response to the American public’s need for a firearm orientation program for new purchasers.
FIRST Steps Rifle is designed to provide a hands-
Basic Rifle Shooting Course
Short Description: This course 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 eight 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, prone, sitting, standing and kneeling positions; cleaning; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive 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 receive a course completion certificate.
Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course
Short Description: Teaches beginning reloaders the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to safely reload metallic cartridges.
More Details: This course is eight hours in length and is conducted in a classroom. Each student is taught reloading safety; centerfire cartridge components; using the reloading manual and reloading data; equipment; and the metallic cartridge reloading process. Students will receive the NRA Guide to Reloading handbook, the Basic Reloading Student Exam, a course completion certificate, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure and a Course Evaluation form.
Basic Muzzleloading Shooting Course
Short Description: This course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a muzzleloading guns.
More Details: Instructors may focus the course on one specific discipline or a combination of disciplines. The course is a minimum of 12 hours in length and includes classroom instruction and time on a range shooting either muzzleloading rifle, muzzleloading shotgun, muzzleloading pistol, or a selected combination of these disciplines.