The NRA is recognized nationally as the gold standard for safe firearm training, developing millions of safe, ethical, responsible shooters and instructors. Whether you're a new gun owner in search of training, or an experienced marksman looking to support others, the NRA has a course for you.
The NRA trains over 1 million people throughout the country every year.
Learn From The Best
Learn from our network of more than 125,000 instructors, 8,000 coaches and 2,200 training counselors.
Become An Instructor
Get training to become an NRA certified firearms instructor or coach.
Our courses are designed and developed by experts in the field to help you learn the basics and hone your shooting skills. From marksmanship and shooting techniques to firearm safety, be the best shooter you can be by enrolling in an NRA firearm training course.
NRA Certified Instructors provide an invaluable service in their communities by training hundreds of thousands of individuals annually. As more Americans choose to exercise their right to own a firearm, so too grows the need for highly qualified instructors.
The NRA Coach Education Program continuously strives to provide outstanding coach education and athlete training to develop competitors at the club, high school, collegiate and national levels. We are committed to creating a positive environment in which coaches, athletes, parents, officials and fans work together to achieve our mission in the shooting community.
Learn more about NRA Carry Guard, America’s most complete self-defense insurance program and training curriculum for those who carry a gun. NRA Carry Guard offers concealed carry training to prepare responsible citizens who legally carry to effectively confront today’s evolving conflict environment through guides, video series, and in-person training with experts in the concealed carry space.
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