NRA Basic Rifle is designed to teach the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.

Full Description: This class is 8 hours long and includes classroom instruction and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest, prone, sitting, standing and kneeling positions; cleaning, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Rifle Shooting Student Examination and receive a class completion certificate.

This class includes the following materials:

Basics of Rifle Shooting Handbook

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, NRA Rifle Shooting Handbook

Winchester Marksmanship Qualification Booklet

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, PPITH, NRA

Rifle Class Completion Certificate

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, NRA Rifle Shooting Handbook

Register for this Class

$125 $50 Deposit

Upcoming classes:

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SunOctober 11, 20208:00 AM-5:00 PM9

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, NRA, Certified InstructorAccreditation: Red Dot Arms provides comprehensive training classes with Certified NRA Instructors. This class is NRA Certified and meets all NRA firearms safety guidelines.

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Cost: $125

There is a $50 deposit that is non-refundable, but transferable.

Length: 8 Hours

This class consists of 6 hours of classroom instruction and 2 hours of range time.

Prerequisites: None

No prerequisite, but students new to firearms would benefit from FIRST Steps Rifle Class.

Skill Level

Beginner
Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Class, Goals

To teach students the basic knowledge, skills and attitude for safely owning and using a rifle.

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Age Requirements

Any age may attend, but those under 18 must be accompanied by participating parent or guardian. Prospective students under 21 years of age please contact us at training@rdarms.com

This class is not a prerequisite, but simply a recommendation.  Mouseover the box for more info!

Red Dot Arms, Concealed Carry, CCL, Illinois, Chicago, CCW, CCL, Rifles

NRA FIRST Steps Class

$50

Recommendation

NRA FIRST Steps Rifle Class

Things that you should bring to the class!

  • Rifle
  • 150 Rounds of Ammo
  • Shooting Mat (to lay on the ground)
  • Wrap-around Eye Protection ***Normal wear glasses will not be proper protection. Shatter proof lenses are mandatory***
  • Ear Protection
  • Baseball Cap
  • Tight necked t-shirt (prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Knee Pads
  • Long sleeve shirt regardless of the temperature (prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Long Pants (prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Shoes with Ankle Support or boots
  • Rain Gear (if needed)
  • Bug Spray (if needed)
  • Water
  • Sunscreen (if needed)
  • Hand Sanitizer
Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Qualifications, Fitness

For the purpose of your safety and accommodating special needs participants, please contact us at training@rdarms.com if any of the following conditions apply to you:

  • Pregnancy, mental handicap, physical handicap, disabled, visually impaired, under the influence of prescription drugs, under the influence of illegal drugs and/or under the influence of alcohol
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Do I need a F.O.I.D Card?

No, Red Dot Arms Training Academy does not require a F.O.I.D card to attend. Illinois residents should apply for their F.O.I.D. if they are planning to purchase, possess or transport their own firearms.

Are there gun rentals available?

Yes, please refer to rental tab page for available guns.

Do I need a sling?

A sling is highly recommended.

Are prescription eyeglasses acceptable for safety?

Not in the rifle class. Due to higher case pressures, safety glasses will be required. There are safety glasses that will fit over your prescription glasses.

Do I need a scope or optical device on my rifle?

Whatever sights you would like to use will be acceptable. If you bring a scope, please have it bore sighted first if you have not done so already.

Do I need a bi-pod, shooting stick or gun rest?

They are not mandatory, but would be helpful.

What calibers are acceptable?

All calibers are acceptable. You may bring whatever you like.

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Disclaimer

Disclaimer:

FOID Statement: Illinois residents that will be TRANSPORTING their own firearm to and from the class/range must be in possession of a valid FOID/CCL card, and be of legal age, 21 for handguns, and 18 for long guns.  A FOID card is not required to participate in the class. Out of state residents need to follow the age requirements and have a valid ID.

We reserve the right to dismiss any student for unsafe behavior and/or failure to follow instructions. No refund will be offered.