NRA FIRST Steps Rifle

NRA FIRST Steps Rifle is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific rifle action type. This course includes classroom and range time learning to shoot a specific rifle action type. Students will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling, the particular rifle model parts and operation, ammunition, shooting fundamentals, cleaning the rifle, 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, and FIRST Steps Course completion certificate. Approx. 3 hrs. $75

Gear List:

  • A specific rifle action type
  • 50 rounds of rifle ammunition
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Baseball cap
  • Weather appropriate clothing
 

NRA FIRST Steps Shotgun

NRA FIRST Steps Shotgun is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific shotgun action type. This course includes classroom and range time learning to shoot a specific shotgun action type. Students will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling, the particular shotgun model parts and operation, ammunition, shooting fundamentals, cleaning the shotgun, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Shotgun Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and FIRST Steps Course completion certificate. Approx. 3 hrs. $75

Gear List:

  • A specific shotgun action type
  • 50 shotgun shells
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Baseball cap
  • Weather appropriate clothing
 

NRA Basic Rifle

NRA Basic Rifle is the next level course after First Steps Rifle. This course 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 Student Examination, and course completion certificate. Approx. 14 hrs. $100

Gear List:

  • A specific rifle action-type
  • 100 rounds rifle ammunition
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Baseball cap
  • Weather appropriate clothing
 

NRA Basic Shotgun

NRA Basic Shotgun is the next level course after First Steps Shotgun. This course includes classroom and range time learning how to shoot shotguns at moving targets. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling, shotgun parts and operation, shotgun shell components, shotgun shell malfunctions, shooting fundamentals, range rules, shooting at straight away and angled targets, cleaning, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Shotgun Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Shotgun Shooting Student Examination, and course completion certificate. Approx. 10 hrs. $100

Gear List:

  • A specific shotgun action-type
  • 100 shotgun shells
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Baseball cap
  • Weather appropriate clothing
 

NRA Personal Protection In The Home

Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection In The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and course completion certificate. Approx. 8 hrs. $125

NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home course is for law-abiding adult citizens, as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law, and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm) to maximize what can be learned from this course. Proof of shooting experience can be one of the following: NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the Pre-Course Assessment.

Gear List:

  • A center-fire pistol
  • 100 rounds center-fire ammunition
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Baseball cap
  • Weather appropriate clothing
 

NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home

The course teaches students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home. Students have the opportunity to attend this course using a quality strong side hip holster that covers the trigger, or a holster purse. From a review of safe firearms handling and proper mindset to presentation from concealment and multiple shooting positions, this course contains the essential skills and techniques needed to prevail in a life-threatening situation.

The NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home is divided into two levels (basic and advanced). Level one is a 9 hour course and offers the essential knowledge and skills that must be mastered in order to carry, store, and use a firearm safely and effectively for personal protection outside the home. Upon completion of level one, students may choose to attend level two, which is about an additional 5 hours of range training and teaches advanced shooting skills. After the classroom portion, students should expect to spend several hours on the range and shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition during level one. Level two involves five additional hours on the range and approximately 115 rounds of ammunition. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and the appropriate course completion certificates(s), NRA Basic Personal Protection Outside The Home certificate, and NRA Advanced Personal Protection Outside The Home certificate.

The NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home is for adult individuals who are not disqualified from possessing a firearm as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law and are of good repute and possess defensive pistol skills presented in the NRA Basics of Personal Protection In The Home Course. Participants must also understand the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in self-defense, and must know and observe not only general gun safety rules, but also those safety principles that are specific to defensive situations. Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course Certificate, or by passing the pre-course evaluation.

Note: Lesson III of the Personal Protection In and Outside The Home courses, Firearms and the Law and Legal Aspects of Self-Defense, is conducted by an attorney licensed to practice law within the state in which this course is given and who is familiar with this area of the law, a Law Enforcement Officer who possesses an intermediate or higher Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificate granted within the state, or an individual currently certified to instruct in this area of the law by the state in which this course is presented. $125

Gear List:

  • A center-fire pistol
  • 100 rounds center-fire ammunition (for Level 1 Basic)
  • 115 rounds center-fire ammunition (for Level 2 Advanced)
  • A good belt and strong-side Kydex type holster (no finger activated retention release holsters allowed)
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Baseball cap
  • Weather appropriate clothing
 

NRA Home Firearm Safety

This course is for safe gun handling and is conducted in the classroom only. Students are taught NRA’s three rules for safe gun handling, primary causes of firearms accidents, firearm parts, how to unload certain action types, ammunition components, cleaning, care, safe storage of firearms in the home, and the benefits of becoming an active participant in the shooting sports. Students will receive the NRA Home Firearm Safety handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, course completion certificate. This is a non-shooting class. NO LIVE AMMUNITION ALLOWED IN CLASSROOM. Approx. 4 hrs. $25

Gear List:

  • Pen and notebook
 

NRA Refuse To Be A Victim

This Personal Safety Seminar includes classroom instruction on a variety of crime prevention strategies, from criminal psychology to automobile crimes to cyber crime. This is not a firearms instruction course, and does not include instruction in physical combat self-defense. This seminar teaches about common weaknesses that criminals may take advantage of, and teaches a variety of corrective measures that are practical, inexpensive, and easy to follow. Strategies include home security, carjack avoidance techniques, cyber safety, and use of personal safety devices. Students will receive the Refuse To Be A Victim student handbook, NRA Refuse To Be A Victim brochure, NRA Become A Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor Brochure, Refuse To Be A Victim Firearms Supplement, and a course completion certificate. This is a non-shooting class. NO LIVE AMMUNITION ALLOWED IN CLASSROOM. Approx. 4 hrs. $25

Gear List:

  • Pen and notebook

 

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NRA Range Safety Officer

This course teaches the basic duties a Range Safety Officer performs. Range Safety Officer candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO, Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), range inspection, range rules, range briefings, emergency procedures, and how to clear firearm stoppages and correct malfunctions. Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive an RSO Student Study Guide, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, an Instructor Application/Course Evaluation form. This is a non-shooting class. NO LIVE AMMUNITION ALLOWED IN CLASSROOM. Approx. 9 hrs. $50

Gear List:

  • Pen and notebook
 

NRA Defensive Pistol

This course teaches the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to carry and use a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, and with confidence. Students will learn the importance of carrying and using a firearm ethically and responsibly, basics principles of concealment, drawing, mental awareness, defensive mindset, flash sight/point shooting, clearing common stoppages/malfunctions, reloading under stress, shooting targets at varying distances, and learn about the psychological and physiological changes that may occur to the human body when under attack. Approx. 4 hrs. $150

Gear List:

  • A center-fire pistol
  • 300 center-fire rounds
  • 3 magazines
  • Magazine pouches
  • 5 dummy rounds
  • A good belt and strong-side Kydex type holster (no finger activated retention release holsters allowed)
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Baseball cap
  • Weather appropriate clothing