NRA Basics of Rifle Shooting
There are two steps:
Step 1: Register for the Course on the NRA site so a certificate and materials can be ordered.
Step 2: Pay for the Course below:
About the Course:
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 receive a course completion certificate.
About the Instructor:
Tim Ernst is a NRA-certified instructor in rifle and pistol with 20+ years of firearms experience. He founded RavenWood Training in 2016. Tim has taught youth in Rifle at the Falls Township Rifle and Pistol Association, he’s an Endowment Member of NRA, and a FTRPA member for over 15 years (trap, sporting clays, rifle, pistol, plinking). He has over 30 years of experience with hunting (bear, deer, waterfowl) and firearms. Participates in NRL22 as much as he can. Initially trained in the U.S. Navy, he’s also quite active in his community as a volunteer firefighter/engineer at a local fire company.
Tim is a NRA-Certified Instructor in the Rifle and Pistol disciplines. He’s also a range safety officer and has always enjoyed firearms, learning about firearms and history, as well as learning from his students as much as he instructs them.