** COURSE POLICIES **
COURSE GOAL: To teach the basic knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.
OVERVIEW:The Basic Rifle course can be as short as fourteen hours. In it students will get the NRA's The Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook and intensive lessons in safety, gun handling, fundamentals of rifle shooting, several practical exercises on the firing range, cleaning, storage, and a summary of rifle sports and activities.
PREREQUISITES: The are no prerequisites for taking this course, and the material is accessible to appropriately supervised mature children. Be aware that the proper fitting of a rifle to a shooter can be time-consuming.
NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course Lesson Plans
Rifle Knowledge and Safe Handling
Ammunition Knowledge and Fundamentals of Rifle Shooting
Firing the First Shots (includes cleaning and storage)
Standing Rifle Shooting Positions
Prone and Kneeling Rifle Shooting Positions
Sitting Rifle Shooting Positions
Rifle Sports and Activities
COURSE COMPLETION: Students will receive feedback on the live-fire exercises and a course certificate upon successful completion of the lessons. There is a short written test on the lesson material at the end of the course.