NRA Muzzleloader

Short Description : Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a muzzloader rifle, pistol, or shotgun in target shooting.

More Details: Instructors may focus the course on one specific discipline or a combination of disciplines. The course is a minimum of 12 hours in length and includes classroom instruction and time on a range shooting either muzzleloading rifle, muzzleloading shotgun, muzzleloading pistol, or a selected combination of these disciplines.

Students learn:

  • NRA’s rules for safe gun handling
  • Muzzleloader parts and operation
  • Ammunition
  • Shooting fundamentals
  • Range rules
  • Shooting from the bench rest
  • Prone
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Kneeling positions
  • Cleaning
  • Continued opportunities for skill development


Students will receive:

  • Basics of Muzzleloader Shooting handbook
  • NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure
  • Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet
  • take a Basics of Rifle Shooting Student Examination, and course completion certificate.