Course Description: This special session is created exclusively for Young Guns and Honeybelles coaches and will begin with the pre-requisite NRA Basic Shotgun Course. NRA Shotgun Instructor training proceeds through lessons that will teach you how to conduct the NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting course according to NRA teaching methods and National Standards. Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course and complete an instructor certification examination. Instructor Candidates should allow ample study time as we distribute course materials upon payment to be read prior to the class.
- Introduction to NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting Course Lesson Plans
- Teaching Shotgun Knowledge and Safe Handling
- Teaching Ammunition Knowledge and Fundamentals of Shotgun Shooting
- Basic Shotgun Instructional Method
- Teaching the Shooting Skills Practical Exercise
- Evaluating and Improving Performance of Beginning Shotgun Students
- Teaching Continued Opportunities for Shotgun Skill Development
Prerequisites: Prior to the instructor training, candidates complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearms background in pre-course assessment exercises.
Shotgun of any caliber (either semi-automatic or over/under)
100 factory cartridges (either #7-1/2 or #8)
Eye and ear protection
A hat is highly recommended
A cooler with food and liquids for the entire day (we will take breaks, but no lunch or snacks will be served)
Pen and paper for taking notes