The NRA FIRST (Firearm Instruction, Responsibility and Safety Training) Steps Program is ideal for the novice shooter.
The goal of this program is teach the participant the FUNDAMENTALS of Firearm Safety and Shooting.
FIRST Steps Programs are available for:
It provides hands-on orientation to one specific action type of rifle or shotgun in as little as three hours, including a one-hour shooting session on a range.
Since FIRST Steps programs are action type-specific (only one specific action type of firearm is taught), and teach only the most basic shooting skills, they are not complete “courses” in the traditional sense of the word.
The NRA FIRST Steps program does provide a through introduction to firearm safety, handling, and shooting skills for that one specific action type of rifle or shotgun. These skills require regular practice.
If you are new to firearms and the shooting sports, a half day FIRST Steps program may be the perfect introduction.
Students may use their own firearm and ammunition in the course only after it has been inspected and cleared for use in the course by the instructors. If student does not have a firearm, one will be provided with the appropriate ammunition for an additional charge.