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NRA Basic Rifle Instructor Course

October 5, 2017, 7:00 AM (US Central)

Darin VanRyswyk ( )
Chapterhouse and Indoor Range

For those citizens who desire the opportunity to serve their community as a certified rifle instructor, the NRA Basic Rifle 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 rifles & ammunition
  • Rules for safe gun handling,
  • Principles of Marksmanship including the five primary positions of rifle marksmanship
  • Live-fire training
  • How to select & maintain a rifle
  • Continued Opportunities for Skill Development

Class will run from 0800-1700 on Oct 4-5. Students will complete the NRA Basic Rifle 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 to be held on Oct 2 (required for New Instructor Candidates). Students are responsible for NRA certification fees (~$30) paid to the NRA for certification and processing as a rifle instructor.  The course is limited to 10 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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