NRA Basic Pistol
For those who have never fired a handgun or very little shooting experience. Topics include: handgun
parts, different types of handguns, loading/unloading, operation, fundementals of shooting, cleaning and storage. Includes
the NRA Basic Pistol Book
NRA Firearm Safety
those who do not shoot but desire a knowledge of firearm safety for their home or workplace. A good class for church or civic
groups and a reduced rate is available for groups.
Firearms Safety book included.
NRA Personal Protection in the Home
This is the introduction to home defense sponsored by the NRA. This class is not for beginners you
should already know the topis listed in the First Steps Pistol Class. Thic class covers home defense topics such as cover,
concealment, Emergency plan, legal issues, shooting positions, and much more. The "Guide to Personal Protection in the Home"
book is included in the class.
NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home
This is the newest class from the NRA. Think of this as a concealed carry class. Topics include, drawing
from concealment, close range shooting, many differnt shooting positions, shooting while moving. and leagal issues around
concealed carry. Book Included
NRA Basic Rifle
Beginner Rifle class for those who have never shot a rifle.
Target shooting with different positions, Boy Scouts and 4-H clubs welcome. "The Basics of Rifle Shooting"
book is included.
NRA Range Safety Officer
This is a class for those who direct others on a shooting range.
Should be familiar with all types of firearms. Topics covered include range standard operating
procedures, safety issues, emergency plan, range direction drills,
NRA Basic Shotgun:
Beginner shotgun for recreational use of the shotgun.
Trap/skeet and hunting, also good for Boy scouts & 4-H
NRA First Steps Courses
These are 4 hour classes in rifle, pistol, or shotgun that cover the introduction, safety and operation of a
firearm with limited shooting exercises
Order of Training
NRA Basic Pistol should be taken before
Protection in the Home and
Personal Protection Outside the home
The other NRA classes may be done in any order
Classes require the following safety equipment: Wrap around eye protection,
ear protection, Full coverage shoes. No sandals, low cut shirts or tank tops, the brass ejected from a pistol is hot
and burns if it goes down your shirt. or lands on top of your foot.
NRA Pistol class:
safe handgun, (22’s ok) 200 rounds of ammo, Spare magazine, instruction manual, cleaning kit
Safe rifle (22’s ok), 200 rounds of ammo, manual, cleaning kit and safety gear.
NRA Shotgun: Safe Shotgun, 200 rounds of ammo,
Cleaning kit and safety gear
Protection classes require 400 rounds of ammo, eye and ear protection, a 9mm or larger handgun and 3 magazines a holster
or purse and a magazine carrier.