NRA First Steps Shotgun Orientation


  • Registration/Admin
  • Gun Safety Rules
  • Proper shotgun model parts and operation
  • Ammunition knowledge and selection
  • Shotgun Selection and storage
  • Shooting fundamentals
  • Pistol inspection and maintenance
  • Course Completion and certification

No events scheduled.

All scheduled courses will be highlighted on the calendar.


Firearm Instruction, Responsibility, and Safety Training is the NRA’s response to the American public’s need for a firearm orientation program for new purchasers.

NRA FIRST Steps Shotgun course is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific shotgun model. This course is at least three hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot a specific model shotgun at a moving target.