Professional NRA & USCCA Certified Firearms Trainers - Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Personal Protection, Reloading
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Jan 23rd NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting. This 10-hour course is a comprehensive introduction to shotguns and clay shooting sports for beginners. The course covers NRA's rules for safe gun handling; various shotgun models design, components, and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; and cleaning a shotgun and includes range time learning to shoot a shotgun at a moving clay target. NAFT will provide shotguns and shells for training or you are welcome to bring your shotgun. Students will receive the NRA’s Basics of Shotgun Shooting Handbook and NRA Certificate upon Completion. Course Fee: $155.00 ($75.00 deposit) Start time 8:30 am.

Feb 6th NRA Range Safety Officer: This 9-hour course is for experienced gun handlers who can organize and supervise safe shooting activities and range operations. NRA Range Safety Officers must be 21 years of age or older. The Range Safety Officer course consists of: Range Safety Officer’s roles and responsibilities, range standard operating procedures, range inspection and range rules, firearm stoppages and malfunctions, and Range Safety Briefings, which include emergency procedures. The course also includes role-playing of simulated range behaviors. Candidates must also receive 90 percent or better on the written exam. Course Fee: $185.00 ($75.00 deposit) Start Time 8:30 am.

Feb 13th NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting - Instructor Led Training: This 8-hour course is for beginners who have not determined the type of pistol they wish to purchase and shooters who want a refresher course. The course covers safe handling, the parts and functions of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition types and uses, shooting fundamentals, care and maintenance, and shooting skills. NAFT provides .22 cal pistols and ammunition for this course. Students receive a Basics of Pistol Shooting Handbook and an NRA Certificate upon Completion. Course Fee: $145.00 ($75.00 deposit) Start Time 8:30 am.

Feb 20th USCCA Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals Course: This 8-hour course is for anyone considering or currently carrying a firearm for self-defense and is designed for experienced shooters. The course addresses key concepts of conflict avoidance and situational awareness, which are the foundation for developing your own personal protection plan. Training covers: self-defense firearms basics, defensive shooting fundamentals, the physiology of violent encounters, the legal aspects of using deadly force (including knowing what to do in the aftermath), holsters and other equipment, and shooting skills development. NAFT-LLC uses a combination of laser training devices in the classroom and live-fire on the gun range to teach basic and advanced shooting skills. Students receive USCCA's Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals training manual (a $29.95 value). The range activities require an Everyday Carry (EDC) firearm, your EDC holster, and 200 rounds of ammunition for your firearm. You will also need hearing protection and eye protection, as well as appropriate clothing to include a concealment garment (vest, shirt, or jacket). Almost all our range drills will begin with your firearm in a holstered and concealed position. Students must pass a written open book exam and demonstrate safe firearms handling to receive a USCCA course completion certificate. Course Fee: $185 ($75 deposit). Start Time 8:30 am.

Feb 27th NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course: This 8-hour hands-on class teaches beginning reloaders the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to reload metallic cartridges safely. The course covers; reloading safety, centerfire cartridge components, the use of reloading manuals and reloading data, basic reloading equipment, and the metallic cartridge reloading process. Students receive the NRA Guide to Reloading Handbook, other NRA materials, and a course completion certificate upon successfully completing the student exam. Course Fee: $120 ($75.00 Deposit)

March 6th NRA Rifle First STEPS Modern Sporting Rifle (MSR): NRA FIRST Steps Rifle a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific rifle action type. This 4 hour(+) course includes classroom and range time learning to safely handle and shoot today's Modern Sporting rifle (ArmaLite Rifle (AR) Platform), also called the AR-15 platform. Students will learn NRA's rules for safe gun handling, the MSR rifle model parts and operation, ammunition, shooting fundamentals, breakdown and cleaning an MSR, and skill development opportunities. Students will receive the NRA Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook and other information. Students receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course material. This course is offered using either .22LR rifles (we supply rifles and ammunition) or 5.56mm/.223 MSRs (using NAFT rifles or the student's rifle (with our approval) and student bring or purchase100 rounds of .223 cal. Ammunition for the class). Course Cost: $95 ($40 deposit) Start Time 8:30am.

Mar 13th NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting: This 10-hour course is a comprehensive introduction to shotguns and clay shooting sports for beginners. The course covers NRA's rules for safe gun handling; various shotgun models design, components, and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; and cleaning a shotgun and includes range time learning to shoot a shotgun at a moving clay target. NAFT will provide shotguns and shells for training, or you are welcome to bring your shotgun. Students will receive the NRA's Basics of Shotgun Shooting Handbook and NRA Certificate upon Completion. Course Fee: $155.00 ($75.00 deposit) Start time 8:30 am.

Mar 20th NRA Basic Instructor Course (BIT): NRA Instructor Training Courses take experienced shooters and teach them to “teach” shooting using the NRA methodology and standards. . NRA certification consists of two parts. Part one is a 6-hour “Basic Instructor Training,” which is common to all instructor training courses and is valid for 2-years (good for any instructor course taken during this period). Part two is discipline-specific (rifle, shotgun, pistol, etc.) courses that run from five to 14 hours per discipline. The NRA Instructor courses. This course teaches you the policies and procedures for becoming an NRA instructor and effective teaching methods for training students. Course fee: $125.00 ($75.00 deposit) Start Time 8:30 am

Mar 20th-21st NRA Pistol Instructor Certification: This 10-hour course certifies you as an NRA Pistol Instructor. To attend the Pistol Instructor Course, every candidate MUST have completed BIT in the past 24months, show proof of successful completion (certificate) of the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Instructor Lead Training Student Course, and pass a pre-course assessment. The assessment includes safe handling and operations of various handgun types and passing a target shooting qualification at 15 yards. NAFT will provide you with the Pistol Instructor and student packet as part of the training. You must pass an open book test with 90% or better to receive your certificate at the end of the course. Course Fee: $200.00 ($75.00 deposit) Start Time 2:30 pm. (Starts right after completion of BIT)

Mar 27th USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Level 1: This 6-hour course uses intuitive teaching methods to provide you with efficient training for the most probable types of self-defense situations. This blended learning curriculum comprises a DSF-L1 online eLearning module and a follow-on session of live-fire exercises on the range. Please contact Rob Berry (rob@naft-llc.com) to reserve a space in the live-fire course. Please contact USCCA directly at 877-577-4800 to register for the e-Learning module and student packet ($30). Upon registration, the student will receive information on how to obtain access to the eLearning module and will be shipped the DSF-L1 book. The student must complete the eLearning (at their own pace) before the live-fire course (NOTE: This is an advanced course and potential students should have a good understanding of the legal and moral implications of Concealed Carry). Course Cost: $150 ($70 deposit) Start Time 9:00 am

Apr 3rd NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting - Instructor Led Training: This 8-hour course is for beginners who have not determined the type of pistol they wish to purchase and shooters who want a refresher course. The course covers safe handling, the parts and functions of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition types and uses, shooting fundamentals, care and maintenance, and shooting skills. NAFT provides .22 cal pistols and ammunition for this course. Students receive a Basics of Pistol Shooting Handbook and an NRA Certificate upon Completion. Course Fee: $145.00 ($75.00 deposit) Start Time 8:30 am.

Apr 10th NRA Basic Instructor Course (BIT): NRA Instructor Training Courses take experienced shooters and teach them to “teach” shooting using the NRA methodology and standards. . NRA certification consists of two parts. Part one is a 6-hour “Basic Instructor Training,” which is common to all instructor training courses and is valid for 2-years (good for any instructor course taken during this period). Part two is discipline-specific (rifle, shotgun, pistol, etc.) courses that run from five to 14 hours per discipline. The NRA Instructor courses. This course teaches you the policies and procedures for becoming an NRA instructor and effective teaching methods for training students. Course fee: $125.00 ($75.00 deposit) Start Time 8:30 am.

Arp 10th-11th NRA Shotgun Instructor Certification: This 11-hour course is for NRA Instructors desiring to add Shotgun to their certifications. To attend the Shotgun Instructor Course, every candidate MUST have completed BIT in the past 24months, show proof of successful completion (certificate) of the NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting Student Course, and pass a pre-course assessment. The assessment includes safe handling and operation of pump, hinge, and semi-automatic action shotguns along with a skeet/trap shooting test. To receive certification, candidates must pass a written test with a 90% success rate and demonstrate that you possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and execute safe shotgun shooting activities. Course Fee: $220.00 ($100.00 deposit) Start Time: 2:30 pm. (right after completion of BIT)

Apr 17th NRA Basic Rifle:  This 10-hour course includes classroom 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 and free arm and arm-rest standing positions; cleaning, and continued opportunities for skills development. Students receive a Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook and a course completion certificate upon successfully completing the course. Course Fee: $135.00 ($75.00 deposit) Start Time 8:30 am

Apr 24th USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Level 2: This 6-hour course builds on the skills and training introduced in Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Level 1 (DSF-L1). This blended learning curriculum comprises a DSF-L2 online eLearning module and a follow-on session of live-fire exercises on the range. Please contact Rob Berry (rob@naft-llc.com) to reserve a space in the live-fire course. Please contact USCCA directly at 877-577-4800 to register for the e-Learning module and student packet ($30). Upon registration, the student will receive information on how to obtain access to the eLearning module and will be shipped the DSF-L2 book. The student must complete the eLearning (at their own pace) before the live-fire course (NOTE: This is an advanced course and potential students should have a good understanding of the legal and moral implications of Concealed Carry). Course Cost: $150 ($70 deposit) Start Time 9:00 am.

May 1st NRA Muzzleloading Rifle: This 10+-hour course is for anyone wanting to develop the basic knowledge, skills, & attitude essential to the safe & efficient use of a muzzleloading rifle. The course includes: History of Muzzleloading guns; principle parts of flintlock, percussion, and Inline rifles; safe handling rules for Muzzleloading; black power and approved substitutes; and proper safety procedures for loading and storing power. Students learn to shoot from benchrest, cross sticks, and offhand (standing) positions and how to clean black powder rifles. Students receive a copy of the NRA/NMLRA Muzzleloading handbook and an NRA Certificate upon Completion. NAFT provides Muzzleloading Rifles and other supplies for this course. Course Fee $155 ($75 deposit) Start time 8:30 am.

May 8th NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting - Instructor Led Training: This 8-hour course is for beginners who have not determined the type of pistol they wish to purchase and shooters who want a refresher course. The course covers safe handling, the parts and functions of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition types and uses, shooting fundamentals, care and maintenance, and shooting skills. NAFT provides .22 cal pistols and ammunition for this course. Students receive a Basics of Pistol Shooting Handbook and an NRA Certificate upon Completion. Course Fee: $145.00 ($75.00 deposit) Start Time 8:30 am.

May 15th NRA Basic Instructor Course (BIT): NRA Instructor Training Courses take experienced shooters and teach them to “teach” shooting using the NRA methodology and standards. . NRA certification consists of two parts. Part one is a 6-hour “Basic Instructor Training,” which is common to all instructor training courses and is valid for 2-years (good for any instructor course taken during this period). Part two is discipline-specific (rifle, shotgun, pistol, etc.) courses that run from five to 14 hours per discipline. The NRA Instructor courses. This course teaches you the policies and procedures for becoming an NRA instructor and effective teaching methods for training students. Course fee: $125.00 ($75.00 deposit) Start Time 8:30 am.

May 15th-16th NRA Rifle Instructor Certification: This 10-hour course certifies you as an NRA Rifle Instructor. To attend the Rifle Instructor Course, every candidate MUST have completed BIT in the past 24months, show proof of successful completion (certificate) of the NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Student Course, and pass a pre-course assessment. The assessment includes safe handling and operation of bolt, lever, and semi-automatic action rifles along with passing a target shooting qualification at 25 yards. NAFT will provide you with the Rifle Instructor and student packet as part of the training. You must pass an open book test with 90% or better to receive your certificate at the end of the course. Course Fee: $200.00 ($100.00 deposit) Start Time 2:30 pm (right after completion of BIT).