The NRA advanced courses are sanctioned by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and conducted by Certified NRA instructors employed by

These courses are only provided to students who have previously completed Basic Pistol. These courses focus entirely on improving long-range handgun marksmanship and defensive skills. Students will learn precision pistol shooting in two-handed and one-handed modes.

These courses allow maximum flexibility to foster mentorship between the students and instructors. The goal is for instructors to guide students through these advanced training courses to the point at which the students have accomplished each objective and have become qualified to receive a course completion certificate.

What You Take Home

All NRA Basic Firearm Safety courses include a complete set of educational materials specific to the discipline being taught, including:

  • Discipline specific handbook
  • NRA Gun Safety Rules Brochure
  • Student Exam
  • Course Completion Certificate (if completed)

Key Benefits

NRA Advanced Firearm Training Courses teach you safety principles and help you develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude that are needed to successfully pursue your shooting interests.

Successful completion of all lessons and course objectives will earn students an NRA authorized completion

Certified NRA Instructors

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Training Certifications

At a minimum, all certifications to lead the instruction for all Advanced NRA training courses normally taught in an instructor lead capacity, including Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, and Personal Protection level training.


All lead instructors have at least five years experience conducting all of the courses being taught.

Related Qualifications

Many of our instructors do not limit their involvement with firearms expertise to the classroom. are highly rated in competitions and work to improve the sport through dedicated activism efforts.

The following forms will need to be printed out and brought with you to the qualification/class:

Please fill out the CA DOJ affidavit and legal contract prior to class.

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