Presenting material in front of groups is challenging. Representing firearm knowledge and rights is a bit more difficult again. We continue to find lots to work on in our own instructing and helping you raise your level helps us grow too!
Safely and effectively coaching shooters on the firing line requires much practice. There are many keys to this practice that require specific focus to develop. The ratio we see of strong coaches to strong classroom instructors is about 1:6
NRA Prevailing Attitude
There is a natural, true & legitimate prevailing attitude indigenous to National Rifle Association teachings. It lives through the material and is waiting for you to exhibit a balanced expression for the sake of students.
NRA training systems for civilians requires that student are involved in the learning process. Dry lecture formats are not permitted. Our methodology for involving students needs to be an area of focused continuous improvement.
Let's add zip to your instructing
Your expanded teaching capability - is our goal. Whether you are new to teaching National Rifle Association Programs or grew up in such a training environment, there is lots to learn and new ways to deepen the joy of sharing firearm rights & safety. The NRA was founded in 1871 to improve marksmanship. Along the way the protection of the second amendment became an added essential focus. As you see, the correct and effective teaching of firearm management, the right attitude for sporting utilization and safety managent is hard to find. Join the team, or expand your methodology. The key is that students get all they need from your trainings and nothing they don't need. Students want encouragement, support and the answers to unlock their successful ownership of firearms, the rights that attend them, and the knowledge that causes safety.
Basic Intructor Training - with Specific Discipline Rating - Basic Pistol for Instructors
Due to volume of requests we have added the ability to Certify Rifle Instructors. We now offer this program at least once annually.
We offer this instructor certification program once per year generally near to Valentine's Day. Seats are limited so please get in touch early.
While offering programs after you have become certified your perspective broadens greatly. Whether you have become stuck, or want to recharge you draw on NRA systems - you may like to attend again.
Meet the Mastersons
Our heritage of rifle has such atmosphere that these instructor trainings always are enjoyable.
Fun class, nice weather.
“The book of material is great. I think it will be a great read + guide. Not to many students made it easier to ask questions + discuss the information. The course was set up very well for a person to be successful. Demonstrations with TPI and how to use it where very well done. Read more about November 2016 Pistol Instructor Cert[…]
Striking the right balance in causing safety involves being strict enough that the safe environment happens and calm enough that students respect your approach. On US military firing lines it is permissible to punch / tackle or do as may be necessary to stop unsafe activity. In civilian courses learning NRA systems the instructional disposition Read more about Safety Emphasis[…]
The students enrich one another. This is one of the most fun aspects to instructor trainings. NRA’s design of the courses causes so much interaction that each instructor goes away digesting the influence of their fellow instructor candidates for about a solid week and then more too! People who have a personal drive to teach Read more about Class Dynamics[…]
Can you tell us exactly how, despite all the Marines, active and retired law enforcement & life-long shooting men we have come through, that the record at 45″ in the live shooting portion of the Basic Pistol for Instructors was held by a woman for several years and now has transferred to another woman? Photo Read more about New Record 17/8 Inch Group at 45 Feet[…]