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NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course


Duration: 8+ hours range and classroom



Kara Romine

Instructor Bio

Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability

There are no upcoming classes scheduled for this course.

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This course teaches the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.

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Topics Covered

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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Expectations and Outcomes

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.

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Basic, Instructor Training Courses, NRA Courses, Rifle, Women's Only Courses

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Equipment Requirements

Your Rifle. Leave your unloaded rifle in your automobile for safety. Upon completion of the classroom portion we will head to the range. You will not be allowed on the live fire range with a rifle deemed unsafe by the instructor.
150-200 Rounds of New Factory Loaded Ammunition.
Hearing and Eye Protection.
A Brimmed Baseball Style Cap.
Avoid low cut shirts or outfits (Hot brass dance).
Pen/Pencil and notepad.
Extra magazines if you have them