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NRA Basic Rifle

Basic

Duration: 8 hrs

$150.00

Fee

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Description

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.  This course is at least 8 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.

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Topics Covered

  • 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
  • Continued opportunities for skill development.

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Expectations and Outcomes

  • Students will receive:
    • 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
    • Receive feedback on the live-fire exercises
    • Course completion certificate upon successful completion of the lessons and demonstration of firing a qualifying shot group.
  • Students will learn the the basic knowledge of Rifle Shooting, Demonstrate the basic skills of Rifle Shooting, and refelct the attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.

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Types

Basic, Rifle

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Documentation Requirements

The instructor requires a copy of your driver's license once you register.

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Requirements

  • Equipment:
    • Bring your own rifle. Recommend .22 caliber (223/5.55mm rifles permitted), iron sites/scopes permitted (If you do not have one, rifles will be available on site)
    • Ear Protection, Eye Protection
  • Ammunition:
    • 150 rounds factory ammunition (NO RELOADS) (Ammunition will be available for purchase at Ed’s Gun Shop)