NRA Shotgun Instructor Course. Join the Elite-NRA Instructors! 8/5/20 8AM-7PM, Class Meets at Oxford Suites, Redding Ca.

August 5, 2020 – August 5, 2020

Oxford Suites

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Get ready for a firearms training experience unlike any other! US Army (retired) Command Sergeant Major  Ted Lidie has taught over 20,000 students since he started his career and founded the largest firearms training company in California. He develops all curriculum for NFI and leads an instructor team of over 20 NRA Certified instructors in 43 locations which teach approx. 3000 students each year. All NFI training material and curriculum is written specifically for the students and class being taught. Want to check us out? Great Idea! Read our reviews  by selecting the logo below!

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THIS REGISTRATION PAGE IS FOR THE NRA Shotgun Instructor Course and is part of the NRA Pro-Series week long NRA Instructor event. This course is priced for the NRA Instructor Candidate. If the candidate is planning on attending all courses from  8/3 to 8/9, register on this site for the entire week of courses and save 20%, or $233.00. ($1165.00 for all 6 courses including NRA Basic Instructor Training, NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting Course,  NRA Shotgun Instructor Course, NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Course, NRA Pistol Instructor Course, and the NRA CCW Course for CA) This course is  designed for Instructor Candidates who have completed NRA Basic Instructor Training (offered at no charge on 8/3/20 for registered instructors), and NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting Course (Offered on 8/4/20). Student prerequisites apply and a skills test will be given during the course including marksmanship.   Class is designed to have students bring their shotguns and ammunition to the course and learn to use them as well as instruct others on the safe and responsible use! NRA Course will include professional books and training materials.  12 gauge ammunition is available on site for $10 per 25 shotshells.

Subjects include:

NOTE: All NRA Shotgun Instructor Candidates must complete NRA Basic Shotgun before they can attend the NRA Shotgun Instructor Course.

NOTE: All live fire training will take place at The Redding Gun Club, 21777 Seven lakes Lane, Redding Ca 96003. Please download and print all attachments below.

Teaching shotgun action types and operation

Teaching ammunition fundamentals

Teaching shotgun storage

Teaching shotgun maintenance

Teaching shotgun range training including marksmanship, loading, unloading, and range safety procedures

Teaching continued opportunities for skill development


NRA Shotgun Instructor:

NOTE: Download and complete/review all documentation attached at the bottom of this page. You can bring the reference documents that you do not have to turn in (including NRA Basic Shotgun Presentation) on a laptop or Ipad. If you can fill it out, bring it to class completed. If you have questions call or text, Ted Lidie at the number below. 

Lastly, go to to get an idea of how professional instructors dress for class. Doesn’t have to be exact, but you get the idea. 

3″— three-ring binder for binding your presentation materials. (You only need one of these no matter how many classes you are taking with us this week)

Shotgun 12, 16, or 20 gauge

Shotgun cleaning kit

All documentation provided by your Training Counselor prior to taking the course. Some of this will be printed and completed before class. Electronic versions of these documents for reference can be used.

100 shotshells

Eye and Ear Protection

Snacks and cool drinks for the range-

Note-taking material

Laptop computer , pad or phone for reference and saving documents (optional)

Appropriate instructor range and classroom clothing, including baseball cap and no sandals,  V-neck tops, tank-tops, or other open chested tops.


Waiver and Firearm Documentation

NRAI portal user guide v1

Directions to the Redding Gun Club

Your NRA Training Counselor

Ted Lidie-NRA # 151178744

530-999-1822 (text if you can)



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