Outdoor Sportsman's Club

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NRA Basic Shotgun Instructors Course

June 3rd & 4th 8AM- 5 PM

OSC will be hosting a course to  develop NRA Certified Instructors who possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to conduct the NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting Course

1) Participation in this course requires successful completion of NRA Basic Instructor Training (BIT) within the preceding two years. For candidates who did not take the OSC Basic Pistol Instructor Course in Jan 2017, proof of BIT will be required prior to course enrollment. NRA Training Counselor Bruce Apgar will be conducting a BIT-only course prior to this course (29 April) in Carlisle for those needing to complete this course. 29 April BIT is contingent upon six participants.

2) Each Instructor Candidate must be prepared to show proficiency with pump, hinge and semi-automatic action shotguns. Proficiency includes ability to clear/handle common malfunctions and shooting proficiency capable of breaking 13 birds in a 25-shot round of trap or skeet. (Shooting proficiency may be waived upon provision of written proof that candidate scored 50% or greater at any ATA or NSSA event or 45% at an NSCA event. Additionally, a written pre-test of basic level of knowledge will be provided to each candidate following course registration. A minimum score of 90% on the pre-test will be required.

3) Each Instructor Candidate must provide his/her own firearm and ammunition for the live firing portion. A minimum of 100 shot shells should be provided. Only factory new ammunition is permitted.


For more information please contact Pat at shootingsports@oscshooting.com

With the recent training of 11 Pistol instructors. OSC will be announcing the class schedule in the next few weeks. So check back here.

In the meantime, we highly recommend White Horse Nation for any instruction you may need.



You can also look for classes on the NRA site


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