NRA Basics of Shotgun Shooting

Leroy Farris
Student Courses


This course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for the safe and proper use of a shotgun in shooting a moving target. This course is at least 10 hours long and includes classroom and range time learning how to shoot shotguns at moving targets.


  • safe gun handling
  • shotgun parts and operation
  • shotgun shell components
  • shooting fundamentals
  • range rules
  • shooting at straight away and angled targets
  • cleaning
  • 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.

Course Features

  • Lectures 0
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 8 hours
  • Skill level All level
  • Language English
  • Students 189
  • Assessments Yes