NRA Basics of Rifle Shooting


Open to members only
Date and Time of Class: March 3rd   08:30AM - 4:30PM
Registration closes February 28th
Cost: $25 Cash only  (payed on the date of the class)
Location: High Desert Marksmen Range

ONLY 8 seats are available for this class

If you are new or an experienced shooter this course will provide you with the basic fundamentals of rifle shooting to increase your skills.

NRA Basic Rifle Course

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

The course is 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. 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 Examination and receive a course completion certificate.

The NRA Basics of Rifle Shooting course consisting of instruction and a hands-on practical potion at the range under the guidance and supervision of an NRA certified instructor. Some During the training of the course, an NRA certified instructor will validate comprehension and application of gun safety rules; range protocol; proper handling, loading and unloading procedures; application of rifle shooting fundamentals; stable shooting positions; live fire; and a final shooting qualification

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

To qualify for the class you need to be a Desert Marksman member and 21 years or older.

The class will be held at the desert marksman on the Black Powder range, you should bring lunch and drinks as no services are available on site. you may want to bring a folding chair to sit in ( there are some pick-nick tables located at the range, but seating is limited.

You will also need a rifle and a minimum of a hundred rounds of ammunition for the rifle you will use to shoot the qualification with. You should also bring a cleaning kit for you Firearm, cleaning and disassembly will be covered.

A list will be posted here with your member number, and you will receive an email to ensure your conformation into the class. 

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