NRA Basic Rifle Course



Course Goal: To teach the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a rifle safely.


Course Length: 8 hours. Additional time may be desirable in order for students to develop skills before moving on to the next lesson.


Student Text: The NRA Guide: Basics of Rifle Shooting


Topics Include:  Rifle Knowledge and Safe Gun Handling, Ammunition Knowledge and the Fundamentals of Rifle Shooting, Firing the First Shots, Scoring Targets, and Selecting and Maintaining Your Rifle, Course Review and Examination    


(Photo courtesy of NRA)