NRA Basic Shotgun Instructor Course


NRA Basic Shotgun Instructor Course

06/21/2020 at 8:00 AM
Chapterhouse and Trap Range
Darin VanRyswyk

For those citizens who desire the opportunity to serve their community as a certified shotgun instructor, the NRA Basic Shotgun Instructor Course is an excellent opportunity to develop the instructional knowledge, skills, and attitude to provide this essential service to law-abiding citizens. Instructor candidates learn to teach new students the following topics: 

  • Nomenclature of shotguns & ammunition 
  • Rules for safe gun handling, 
  • Principles of Marksmanship
  • Live-fire training 
  • How to select & maintain a shotgun 
  • Continued Opportunities for Skill Development 

Class will run from 0800-1700 on June 20-21. Students will complete the NRA Basic Shotgun Instructor Training, as required by the NRA. All course materials are included in the course fee. Cost of the course is $350. This course includes Basic Instructor Training which is required for New Instructor Candidates. Students are responsible for NRA certification fees (~$35-60) paid to the NRA for certification and processing as a rifle instructor. The course is limited to 12 students. Online registration is available here:


For additional information about the course, or my qualifications as an instructor and training counselor please email or call Darin VanRyswyk - / 515-231-3887 or visit our website at  

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