Basic Marksmanship Course, given to Shooting Sports
participants, offers comprehensive instruction for beginning
shooters with little or no marksmanship experience. Designed for
an instructor’s easy use, the course teaches gun safety and
marksmanship fundamentals, using short lectures or discussions,
followed by hands-on activities. The package includes:
Detailed information for teaching the course.
Now in its third edition, a comprehensive reference text for
beginners that thoroughly covers the fundamentals of position
Six quizzes and a final exam.
Graduates who want to keep improving their skills can enroll in
air-rifle qualification courses provided by the National Rifle
Association and the Civilian Marksmanship Programs. These
courses offer personal skill-development ladders for shooters to
achieve established performance standards.
annual 3-Position Junior Air Rifle National Championship is a
tournament that begins with postal matches. State and/or
regional champions are determined and advance to a qualification
round (also a postal match) to determine the athletes who will
earn expense-paid trips to compete in the national championship.
The national championship is a shoulder-to-shoulder match held
each August at the USA Shooting range facilities at the Olympic
Training Center in Colorado Springs.
Jr. Shooting Sports Booklet
Junior Air Rifle National Championship information