NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course
Location: near Paradise, CA
The following information is general and applies to all NRA Basic Rifle Shooting courses.
Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.
This course is eight 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 Student Examination, and receive a course completion certificate.
Class Seating Limits
Must have two students to proceed.
Per student: $165. We offer a 10% discount to veterans with ID.
This course is 9 hours including a lunch break.
Classroom and range. You'll receive addresses and driving directions.
PAID RESERVATION REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION. The steps:
- Go to nrainstructors.org/ and click the link to Find an NRA Training Course Near You.
- In the Safety training category, check the box for "NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course."
- At the bottom of that page enter the city name (Paradise CA) or zip code (95969) and click Search.
- Register for the class with the NRA. It will save time to have your NRA membership number on hand as you register. (Non-members can be certified, but it takes quite a bit longer to receive your certification than it does for members.)
- Return here to pay for the class:
That's it! We'll contact you with map and instructions, and will see you in class.