Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.
This course is at least 14 hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles.
- NRA’s rules for safe gun handling;
- rifle parts and operation;
- 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 Student Examination, and receive a course completion certificate.