NRA Basic Rifle Course                                $125

This is an 8-hour course that includes in classroom discussion and hands on instruction on the range. This course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.  The instruction includes classroom and range time learning to shoot lever action, bolt action and semi-automatic rifles. Students will learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules.  Students will shoot the rifles from a bench rest, as well as from, prone, sitting, standing and kneeling positions.  Students will learn how to clean and properly maintain the rifle. Students will receive the Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and a Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet.  Students will take a Basics of Rifle Shooting Student Examination, and upon successful completion, receive a course completion certificate.


Equipment Provided 

  • Lever Action Rifle, Bolt Action Rifle and Semi-automatic Rifle
  • Targets
  • Ammunition
  • Eye and ear protection available

Please do not bring any firearms or ammunition to this class.

The goal is to get you comfortable with any style of rifle and allow you to make an informed decision as to which style is right for you.