Basic Rifle Course
AT THIS TIME, WE ARE NOT OFFERING ANY RIFLE OR LONG GUN COURSES.
A rifle is a long
gun designed to be fired with two hands. It has a rifled bore (thus the name “rifle”) and is designed to shoot a
specific size of ammunition. Rifles are often used in game hunting and in long range marksmanship
The Basic Rifle course takes
about 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.
“To learn the basic
knowledge, skills, and
attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target
—NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course
- Rifle Knowledge and
- Ammunition Knowledge
and Fundamentals of Rifle Shooting
- Firing the First
Shots (includes cleaning and storage)
- Standing Rifle
- Prone and Kneeling
Rifle Shooting Positions
- Sitting Rifle
- Rifle Sports and Activities
The are no
prerequisites for taking this course, and the material is accessible to appropriately supervised mature
provide 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.
To view the
current Basic Rifle schedule of courses, click here
If you would like
to schedule a course which is not on the current calendar, send an email or
call Best Handgun Training at (916) 295-8489.
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The cost of this
course is $200.00 per person and includes lesson materials and certificate. Students shall supply their