NRA Shotgun Instructor Training


May 13, 2023 to May 14, 2023



Avondale Scout Reservation
14433 LA-10
Clinton, LA 70722


Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for the safe and proper use of a shotgun in shooting a moving target.


  • Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting/BIT)
  • Sunday, May 14, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (NRA Instructor Shotgun Shooting)

DESCRIPTION: This course includes classroom and range time learning how to shoot shotguns at moving targets. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; shotgun parts and operation; shotgun shell components; shotgun shell malfunctions; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting at straight away and angled targets; cleaning; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Shotgun Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Shotgun Shooting Student Examination, and receive a course completion certificate.

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

REGISTRATION:  (Both courses are REQUIRED)

NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting:

NRA Instructor Shotgun Shooting:


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Saturday, May 5, 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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