NRA Classes

NRA Classes

NRA Basic Pistol Instructor

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This 16-hour class teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching NRA’s Basic Pistol Shooting class. Prerequisite Possession of basic firearm safety and shooting skills is a perquisite for certification as an NRA instructor. Prior to the instructor training, candidates complete a pre-class questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-class assessment exercises.

Description Presented in 2 parts:

  1. Basic instructor training
  2. Discipline specific instructor training

Held at these locations:

  1. Class at our Tahlequah firearms training center – starts at 9 a.m.
  2. Range at location about 2 miles west of Tahlequah

Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the class, and complete an instructor certification examination. Students will receive:

  • NRA Trainer’s Guide
  • NRA Pistol Shooting Instructor Candidate Packet
  • NRA Basic Pistol Shooting class student packet

Need a hat? We have several styles in stock at our store.

What You Need for the Class

  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Suitable clothing – NO low cut necklines
  • Ball Cap (helps shield your face from flying brass)
  • Personal firearm
  • 100 rounds of factory ammo for your handgun (required for successful class completion)
  • NRA ID number
  • Current State ID

Class size is usually limited. Please sign up early to assure your place.

NRA Basic Rifle Shooting

This rifle safety training class teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting. We also offer the NRA RIFLE SHOOTING INSTRUCTOR CLASS.

Description

  • At least 14 hours long.

Locations:

  1. Class at our Oklahoma gun training center – starts at 9 a.m.
  2. Range at location about 2 miles west of Tahlequah

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
  • continued opportunities for skill development

Students will receive:

  • Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook
  • NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure
  • Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet
  • Class completion certificate

Students will also take a Basics of Rifle Shooting Student Examination.

Need a hat? We have several styles in stock at our store.

What You Need for the Class

  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Suitable clothing – NO low cut necklines
  • Ball Cap (helps shield your face from flying brass)
  • Personal firearm
  • 100 rounds of factory ammo for your handgun (required for successful class completion)
  • NRA ID number
  • Current State ID

Class size is usually limited. Please sign up early to assure your place.

NRA Rifle Shooting Instructor

This 20-hour class teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching NRA’s Basic Rifle Shooting course. Prerequisite Possession of basic firearm safety and shooting skills is a perquisite for certification as an NRA instructor. Prior to the instructor training, candidates complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-course assessment exercises.

Description Presented in 2 parts:

  1. Basic instructor training
  2. Discipline specific instructor training

Held at these locations:

  1. Come to our gun safety class location – starts at 10 a.m.
  2. Range at location about 2 miles west of Tahlequah

Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course, and complete an instructor certification examination. Students will receive:

  • NRA Trainer’s Guide
  • NRA Rifle Shooting Instructor Candidate Packet
  • NRA Basic Rifle Shooting course student packet

Need a hat? We have several styles in stock at our store.

What You Need for the Class

  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Suitable clothing – NO low cut necklines
  • Ball Cap (helps shield your face from flying brass)
  • Personal firearm
  • 100 rounds of factory ammo for your handgun (required for successful class completion)
  • NRA ID number
  • Current State ID

Class size is usually limited. Please sign up early to assure your place.

NRA-NMLRA Basic Muzzleloading Shooting

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a muzzleloading guns. We also offer the MUZZLELOADING SHOOTING INSTRUCTOR.

Description

  • Instructors may focus on one specific discipline or a combination of disciplines.
  • Minimum of 12 hours in length.

Class includes:

  • classroom instruction
  • time on a range

Locations:

  1. Class at our gun safety center – starts at 10 a.m.
  2. Range at location about 2 miles west of Tahlequah

Shooting will be of:

  • muzzleloading rifle
  • muzzleloading shotgun
  • muzzleloading pistol
  • a selected combination of these disciplines

What You Need for the Class

  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Suitable clothing – NO low cut necklines
  • Ball Cap (helps shield your face from flying brass)
  • Personal firearm
  • 100 rounds of factory ammo for your handgun (required for successful class completion)
  • NRA ID number
  • Current State ID

Class size is usually limited. Please sign up early to assure your place.

NRA-NMLRA Muzzleloading Shooting Instructor

This 18-hour course teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching the NRA-NMLRA Basic Muzzleloading Shooting course.

Prerequisite Possession of basic firearm safety and shooting skills. Candidates must complete a pre-class questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background by passing a pre-class qualification.

Description Presented in 2 parts:

  1. Basic instructor training
  2. Discipline specific instructor training

Held at these locations:

  1. Class at our own Tahlequah training center – starts at 10 a.m.
  2. Range at location about 2 miles west of Tahlequah

Instructor candidates’ demonstrate organizational and teaching skills by participating in multiple practical exercises during the course, and complete an instructor certification examination. Students will receive:

  • NRA Trainer’s Guide
  • NRA-NMLRA Muzzleloading Shooting Instructor Candidate Packet
  • NRA-NMLRA Basic Muzzleloading Shooting course student packet

What You Need for the Class

  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Suitable clothing – NO low cut necklines
  • Ball Cap (helps shield your face from flying brass)
  • Personal firearm
  • 100 rounds of factory ammo for your firearm (required for successful class completion)
  • NRA ID number
  • Current State ID
Class size is usually limited. Please sign up early to assure your place.

NRA Home Firearm Safety

This is a non-shooting class that teaches students the basic knowledge, skills, and to explain the attitude necessary for the safe handling and storage of firearms and ammunition in the home. We also offer the Instructor version.

Description

  • A 4-hour class for safe gun handling.

Location:

Students are taught:

  • NRA’s 3 rules for safe gun handling
  • primary causes of firearms accidents
  • firearm parts
  • how to unload certain action types
  • ammunition components
  • cleaning
  • care
  • safe storage of firearms in the home
  • the benefits of becoming an active participant in the shooting sports

Students will receive:

  • NRA Home Firearm Safety handbook
  • NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure
  • Basic Firearm Training Program brochure
  • Class completion certificate

What You Need for the Class

  • Personal firearm
  • Factory ammo for your handgun
  • NRA ID number
  • Current State ID

Class size is usually limited. Please sign up early to assure your place.

NRA Home Firearm Safety Class Instructor

This 11-hour class teaches the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential in organizing, promoting and teaching NRA’s Home Firearm Safety Course. Prerequisite Possession of basic firearm safety and shooting skills is a perquisite for certification as an NRA instructor. Prior to the course, candidates complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-course assessment exercises.

Description Presented in 2 parts:

  1. Basic instructor training
  2. Discipline specific instructor training

Held at these locations:

  1. Class at our firearms training classes location – starts at 10 a.m.
  2. Range at location about 2 miles west of Tahlequah

Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course, and complete an instructor certification examination. Students will receive:

  • NRA Trainer’s Guide
  • appropriate NRA Instructor Candidate Packet (includes lesson plans for the courses(s) you are preparing to teach)
  • appropriate NRA basic course student packet

Need a hat? We have several styles in stock at our store.

What You Need for the Class

  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Suitable clothing – NO low cut necklines
  • Ball Cap (helps shield your face from flying brass)
  • Personal firearm
  • 100 rounds of factory ammo for your firearm (required for successful class completion)
  • NRA ID number
  • Current State ID

Class size is usually limited. Please sign up early to assure your place.

NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home

This NRA shooting class teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense. We also offer the NRA HOME FIREARM SAFETY CLASS INSTRUCTOR.

Prerequisite This class is for law-abiding adult citizens, as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law, and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm). Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the pre-class assessment.

Description

  • An 8-hour class.
  • Expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition.

Locations:

  1. Class at our firearms safety class location in Tahlequah, OK – starts at 9 a.m.
  2. Range at location about 2 miles west of Tahlequah

Students will learn:

  • basic defensive shooting skills
  • strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation
  • firearms and the law
  • how to choose a handgun for self-defense
  • continued opportunities for skill development

Students will receive:

  • NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection In The Home handbook
  • NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure
  • Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet
  • Class completion certificate

What You Need for the Class

  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Suitable clothing – NO low cut necklines
  • Ball Cap (helps shield your face from flying brass)
  • Personal firearm
  • 100 rounds of factory ammo for your handgun (required for successful class completion)
  • NRA ID number
  • Current State ID

Note: Class size is usually limited. Please sign up early to assure your place. Lesson III of this class, Firearms and the Law, and Legal Aspects of Self-Defense, is conducted by an attorney licensed to practice law within the state in which this class is given and who is familiar with this area of the law, or a Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) who possesses an intermediate or higher Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificate granted within the state, or an individual currently certified to instruct in this area of the law by the state in which this class is presented. NRA Certified Instructors may conduct this lesson only if they meet the requirements stated above and then only in their capacity as an attorney, or other state certified individual not in their capacity as an NRA Certified Instructor.

NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Instructor

A recent class had Dee front at our training center, showing students how to instruct others is proper home safety.

This 15-hour class teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching the NRA Basic Personal Protection in the Home class.

Prerequisite Must be an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor. Prior to the course, candidates complete a pre-class questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-class assessment exercises.

Description Presented in 2 parts:

  1. Basic instructor training
  2. Discipline specific instructor training

Held at these locations:

  1. Class at our gun safety training location in Tahlequah – starts at 10 a.m.
  2. Range at location about 2 miles west of Tahlequah

Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course, and complete an instructor certification examination. Students will receive:

  • NRA Trainer’s Guide
  • NRA Basic Personal Protection in the Home Instructor Candidate packet
  • NRA Basic Personal Protection in the Home class student packet

Need a hat? We have several styles in stock at our store.

What You Need for the Class

  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Suitable clothing – NO low cut necklines
  • Ball Cap (helps shield your face from flying brass)
  • Personal firearm
  • 100 rounds of factory ammo for your firearm (required for successful class completion)
  • NRA ID number
  • Current State ID

Class size is usually limited. Please sign up early to assure your place.

NRA Basic Range Safety Officer

This gun range safety officer class develops NRA Certified Range Safety Officers with the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations. We also offer the NRA CHIEF RANGE SAFETY OFFICER CLASS.

Description

  • 9 hours long

Locations:

  1. Class at our gun range instructor training center in Tahlequah – starts at 9 a.m.

Range Safety Officer candidates will learn:

  • roles and responsibilities of an RSO
  • Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • range inspection
  • range rules
  • range briefings
  • emergency procedures
  • firearm stoppages and malfunctions

Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive:

  • RSO Student Study Guide
  • Basic Firearm Training Program brochure
  • NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure
  • Class Evaluation form

What You Need for the Class

  • 3-inch 3-ring binder
  • Notebook, highlighters and pencil
  • NRA ID number
  • Current State ID

Class size is usually limited. Please sign up early to assure your place.

NRA Chief Range Safety Officer

This 14-hour class teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to training and supervising NRA range safety officers and developing range standard operating procedures.

Prerequisite Must be an NRA Certified Range Safety Officer.

Description Presented in 2 parts:

  1. Basic instructor training
  2. NRA Chief Range Safety Officer training

Held at these locations:

  • Class at our Tahlequah gun training location – starts at 9 a.m.
  • Range at location about 2 miles west of Tahlequah

Sessions include standard operating procedures, inspections, emergency procedures, firearm stoppages and malfunctions, safety briefings. Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises and complete an open book exam. Students will receive:

  • NRA Basic Range Safety Officer lesson plans
  • Basic student packet
  • Basic course presentation CD

Need a hat? We have several styles in stock at our store.

What You Need for the Class

  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Suitable clothing – NO low cut necklines
  • Ball Cap (helps shield your face from flying brass)
  • Personal firearm
  • 100 rounds of factory ammo for your firearm (required for successful class completion)
  • NRA ID number
  • Current State ID

Class size is usually limited. Please sign up early to assure your place

NRA Refuse To Be A Victim®

Teaches strategies people can integrate into their everyday lives to avoid becoming a victim of crime.

Description

  • Presented as either a complete seminar or a modified (shortened) seminar
  • Complete seminar may last as long as 4 to 5 hours and include the entire lesson plan
  • Modified seminar may be as short as 1 to 2 hours and cover topics that best suit the needs of a particular audience.

This is not a firearms instruction class, and does not include instruction in physical combat self-defense. Seminars teach common weaknesses that criminals may take advantage of and a variety of corrective measures that are practical, inexpensive, and easy to follow. The seminar includes classroom instruction on:

  • criminal psychology, automobile crimes;
  • cyber safety, home security, and a variety of crime prevention strategies, including carjack avoidance techniques, use of personal safety devices, and more.

Location:

  • Held in Tahlequah, at our safety classes center – starts at 9 a.m.

Students receive:

  • Refuse to Be a Victim® student handbook
  • NRA Refuse to Be a Victim® brochure
  • NRA Become a Refuse to Be a Victim® Instructor Brochure
  • Refuse to Be a Victim® Firearms Supplement
  • Class completion certificate.

What You Need for the Class

  • NRA ID number
  • Current State ID

Class size is usually limited. Please sign up early to assure your place