Firearms Training

The Importance Of Firearms Training

NRA’s ability to train America’s gun owners and the men and women in uniform is made possible by the thousands of certified instructors, training counselors and range-safety officers we are lucky to count among our ranks.

Heidi Lyn Rao On Training New Women Shooters

Heidi Lyn Rao isn’t just any firearms instructor. She is also the 2022 Golden Bullseye Award Recipient for “NRA Women Industry Woman of the Year.”

More Than Five Million New Gun Owners in 2021

The numbers speak for themselves.

President’s Column | Welcome Others To Freedom

As your new NRA president, I want to thank you for the opportunity to serve our Association and protect your right to keep and bear arms.

Tap NRA Funds For Shooting Range Development

The NRA has been America’s firearm safety, education and training leader and No. 1 defender of the Second Amendment for 150 years, but did you know it also is the nation’s linchpin in shooting range development?

Quick Thinking Saves Lives—Recognizing An NRA Hero

Faced with a dire emergency during one of her courses, Suzanne Freehauf remained calm and acted quickly to save the life of her student, who was experiencing a severe medical situation.

New Gun Owners Turn To NRA For Training & Education

With the increase in violent crime nationwide over the past year and a half, and threats to defund and/or abolish law enforcement, more and more Americans are taking the steps to become first-time gun owners.

Proof That Inner-City Residents Also Want and Need Their Freedom

Last month, a thousand women from the Detroit metro area filed through local gun ranges to receive a free hands-on shooting lesson.

How Teachers Can Save Lives

The Teachers Academy, in Utah, teaches educators how to defend themselves and can save lives.

Here’s How Hollywood Tries to Get Actual “Gun Safety” Right

Whether it is trying to make a scene look authentic or simply ensuring the star is comfortable carrying a gun, the “technical advisor” role is especially critical in the ever-growing realm of film, television and streaming.

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