NRA FIRST Steps Rifle is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific rifle action type.

Full Description: This class is 4 hours long and includes classroom instruction and range time learning to shoot a specific rifle action type. Students will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; the particular rifle model parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; cleaning the rifle; 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 and FIRST Steps Class completion certificate. Rifles and ammunition will be provided.

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

FIRST Steps Rifle Class Completion Certificate

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

Register for this Class

$75 Due in full at time of registration

Upcoming classes:

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SatAugust 15, 20201:00 PM-5:00 PM7

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: $75

Payment is due in full at time of registration and is non-refundable, but transferable.

Length: 4 Hours

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

Prerequisites: None

This is a novice class. There is no prerequisite for this class.

Skill Level

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

To teach students the basics of safe rifle handling and shooting.

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

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

This is a novice class. There is no prerequisite for this class.

Things that you should bring to the class!

  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Baseball Cap
  • Sturdy Shoes or Boots
  • Shooting Mat (to lay on the ground)
  • Sunscreen/Bug Spray (if needed)
  • Rain Gear (if needed as shooting will be outdoors)
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
No Need to have a firearm for this class!
Firearms and ammunition will be provided.

Do I need to bring my own rifle?

No, we will provide the rifles and ammunition for the day.

What if I do not have any experience with rifles?

This is the perfect place for you to start. No prior experience is necessary.

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.

Do I need to be a member of the NRA?

No, you do not need to be a member of the NRA to take our NRA classes.

I have never fired a firearm, can I attend this class?

This class is designed for people that have never fired a firearm before, or for people that want a great foundation to build on.  This class will get you started on a lifetime of safe gun handling.

Can I bring my own rifle?

No, all firearms and ammunition will be provided . If you would like to bring your own firearm, please join the Basic Rifle Class.

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.