NRA Rifle Instructor Training


Mar 25, 2023 8:00 am to Mar 26, 2023 6:00 pm



Avondale Scout Reservation
14433 LA-10
Clinton, LA 70722


Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.


  • Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (NRA Basic Rifle Shooting/BIT)
  • Sunday, March 26, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (NRA Instructor Rifle Shooting)

DESCRIPTION: 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.

COST:  $250 (Includes both Basic Rifle and Instructor courses, BIT Training, and all required training materials)


NRA Basic Rifle Shooting:

NRA Instructor Rifle Shooting:

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Saturday, March 18, 2023
(Note: See comments on the NRA registration page.)

LUNCH: You may bring your own, but there will be time for you to run out and get something to eat.

CONTACT: Alan Esterly at 225-717-0805 (cell) or via email at

Please bring a valid NRA member number to the training. If you need to join the NRA, go to JOIN NRA. This will save you a lot of time waiting on your certification.

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