Best Handgun Training

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Basic Rifle Course





A rifle is a long gun designed to be fired with two hands. It has a rifled bore (thus the name “rifle”) and is designed to shoot a specific size of ammunition. Rifles are often used in game hunting and in long range marksmanship competitions.

The Basic Rifle course takes about fourteen hours. In it students will get the NRA's The Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook and intensive lessons in safety, gun handling, fundamentals of rifle shooting, several practical exercises on the firing range, cleaning, storage, and a summary of rifle sports and activities.

Course Goal

“To learn the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.”

NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course Lesson Plans


  1. Rifle Knowledge and Safe Handling 
  2. Ammunition Knowledge and Fundamentals of Rifle Shooting 
  3. Firing the First Shots (includes cleaning and storage) 
  4. Standing Rifle Shooting Positions 
  5. Prone and Kneeling Rifle Shooting Positions 
  6. Sitting Rifle Shooting Positions 
  7. Rifle Sports and Activities 


The are no prerequisites for taking this course, and the material is accessible to appropriately supervised mature children.

Course Completion

Instructors will provide feedback on the live-fire exercises and a course certificate upon successful completion of the lessons. There is a short written test on the lesson material at the end of the course.

To view the current Basic Rifle schedule of courses, click here

If you would like to schedule a course which is not on the current calendar, send an email or call Best Handgun Training at (916) 295-8489.

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The cost of this course is $200.00 per person and includes lesson materials and certificate.  Students shall supply their own ammunition.




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SigSauer Rifle

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