NRA Basic Rifle
September 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm$150
In this 8-hour course, your will learn all about the rifle fundamentals. This course begins in the classroom and covers various action types, safety, ammunition, and you will learn the 5 rifle shooting positions. These positions include: prone, sitting, kneeling, bench, and offhand. You will receive coaching in the classroom and on the range in how to shoot them properly. We supply small bore rifles and ammunition as part of this class. If you have a .22 rifle with open sights or an optic, you can bring it as well.
You do not need a FOID card to take this course (unless you are bringing your own gun) as you are under instruction of an NRA Certified Instructor.
8 Hours, 9am – 5pm, Please arrive at 8:45am, $150
- Classroom Instruction
- Range Time
- The NRA Guide to The Basics of Rifle Shooting
- Guide to the Winchester Marksmanship Program
- Course completion certificate
Optional: You may bring your own .22 rifle with open sights or an optic and additional ammunition to use
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Lynn is an NRA Training Counselor and NRA Certified instructor in Rifle, Pistol, Shotgun, Home Firearm Safety, Metallic Reloading, Shot Shell Reloading, Chief Range Safety Officer, Range Safety Officer and Refuse to Be a Victim. As an NRA Training Counselor, Lynn conducts instructor courses to certify new NRA Certified Instructors. Lynn participates in competitive rifle and pistol events and is a specialist in ammunition manufacturing and ballistics.
Lynn co authored the GAT Guns CCW courses and has extensive legal knowledge gained from his prior experience working the local, county and state police in the hiring, testing and officer advocacy role. His military experience includes a number of technical roles and leadership roles in both manned and unmanned aircraft. Lynn is frequently found teaching one of the two 8 hour IL CCW courses and soon to be introduced renewal courses at Gat Guns.
Lynn conducts both student and instructor level courses at GAT Guns including Basic Rifle Basic Pistol and Range Safety Officer. Lynn co-authored the Long-Range Rifle course taught at GAT Guns and works with a number of competitive shooters to make custom ammunition for their long-range needs.
His approach to teaching is rooted in his own learning experiences across a number of diverse disciplines. Lynn makes his courses relevant to the student by including material and teaching in a way that he would have wanted to be introduced to the subject. Whether it’s a pistol grip, a rifle position , a shooting strategy or a legal issue in the defensive firearm world, Lynn relates ideas of fundamental understanding to the unknown in an enjoyable and memorable way.
CANCELLATION / RESCHEDULE OF A CLASS UP TO ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE CLASS IS $25.00
CANCELLATION / RESCHEDULE OF A CLASS FROM ONE WEEK TO THE DAY OF THE CLASS IS $50.00
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