Firing Line Classes & Workshops

Lytle Creek Firing Line hosts classes, workshops, and skill building activities. All of our instructors are fully qualified with either the National Rifle Association or other advanced training.

We offer regularly scheduled courses, as well courses for families and individuals upon special request.


NRA Classes

NRA classes are considered the gold standard of basic firearms safety courses. Some of these courses are 2-part class using the NRA website for online training and practical experience on the range. When you complete these courses successfully, you will receive an NRA certificate. You will learn firearms safety, how to load and unload your firearm, basic shooting skills, as well as proper maintenance and cleaning of your firearm.

NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course

The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting is intended for all individuals regardless of previous shooting experience or NRA-affiliation, and is taught two ways. One option is the traditional, instructor-led course where you will receive direct instruction from a NRA-Certified Instructor from beginning to end. The other option has two components: a self-study or “eLearning module” which is completed online on your own time, and a hands-on practical portion conducted in a classroom and shooting range with a NRA-Certified Instructor. This is an 8 hr course.

See our calendar for dates and registration.

NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting, these same knowledge, skills and attitude are also applicable in hunting. This is an 8 hour course.

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NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting Course

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for the safe and proper use of a shotgun while shooting a moving target. This is an 8 hr course.

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NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a pistol for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense. Prerequisite NRA Basic Handgun course.

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NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course

Teaches beginning reloaders the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to safely reload metallic cartridges.

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NRA Basic Shotshell Reloading Course

Teaches beginning reloaders the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to safely reload shotgun shells.

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Lytle Creek Firing Line Beginning Firearms Courses

We offer beginning classes to our customers that would like a full day of personal education. We are able to incorporate multiple firearms into a single class, for example rifle and pistol. You will learn basic gun safety, parts of a firearm, proper care and maintenance and storing. We will also teach you basic shooting skills as well.

These classes do not receive a certificate.

These are great classes to help make your entire family firearms safe.

See our calendar for dates and registration.

Basic Pistol Shooting Course

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely. This is an 8 hr course. This course does not receive a certificate.

See our calendar for dates and registration.

Basic Rifle Shooting Course

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use and ownership of a rifle in target shooting. This is an 8 hr course. This course does not receive a certificate.

See our calendar for dates and registration.

Basic Shotgun Shooting Course

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for the safe and proper use of a shotgun in shooting a moving target. This is an 8 hr course. This course does not receive a certificate.

See our calendar for dates and registration.

Firearms in the Home

This is a course for the whole family, those who are familiar with firearms and those who are not. We want you to bring whatever firearms you own and your whole family. The course covers the basic of aspects of firearms ownership, cleaning, safety, responsibility, and storage, as well as target practice and marksmanship.

The objective of this course is for everybody in the family to understand the basic rules of firearm safety, care and operation of the firearm. This will be a six to eight hour course, depending on the number of firearms you bring and the number participants.

If you are considering bringing a firearm into your home this is a course you will want to attend with your whole family.

Limited to a family of 5; two parents and 3 minor children.

Please call the range or email to schedule your course


Lytle Creek Firing Line Workshops and Skill Building Activities

Lytle Creek Firing Line offers workshops and skill building opportunities in a number of the shooting disciplines. These workshops/skill building opportunities are designed to provide people with an opportunity to get together and share their knowledge and refine their skills. The focus is firearms safety, sight alignment, target acquisition, breathing, marksmanship, and follow through.

See our calendar for dates and registration.

Pistol

  • Conceal Carry Practice
  • Bulls-eye pistol

Shotgun/Trap shooting

These workshops are intended to familiarize beginning and experienced shooters with the nuances of a trap shooting facility and game in a friendly and encouraging setting. We stress firearms safety, range etiquette, sportsmanship, and marksmanship while enjoying clay pigeons thrown with our automatic trap machine. This is a self-paced workshop.

See our calendar for dates and registration.

Rifle

  • Care and Feeding of your AR/AK
  • Scope installation and Bore-sighting

Junior Activities

These activities are designed to educate and train youth in firearms safety, as well as marksmanship and sportsmanship. We start with the basics of firearms safety then move on to principles and techniques of marksmanship. The primary goals of these activities are to make juniors firearms safe, regardless of age, and to foster enjoyment of a lifelong sporting activity:

    • Rifle – This success-oriented activity is a geared towards enjoyment through positive feedback and coaching, using your 22 rifle on a weekly basis.See our calendar for dates and registration.
      • Principles of firearms safety
      • Parts operation, cleaning, care and storage of a rifle and ammunition.
      • Principles of sight alignment for open sights, aperture sights and scopes.
      • Target acquisition
      • Trigger control
      • Breath control
      • Follow through of the shot
      • Shooting positions
    • Shotgun – This activity is intended to be provide enjoyment through successfully tracking and hitting a flying clay target. We will review firearms safety for the range as well as hunting situations. You will learn the basic fundamental of Trap Shooting.See our calendar for dates and registration.
      • Activity and success, with emphasis on the following topics;
        • Principles of firearms safety
        • Parts operation, cleaning, care and storage of a shotgun and ammunition
        • Ammunition selection
        • Principles of sight alignment
        • Shooting stance
        • Acquisition of a flying target
        • Target lead
        • Trigger control
        • Follow through of the shot
        • Shell/Shot selection
    • Handgun – We can schedule private and individual classes.

SEE OUR REGISTRATION CALENDAR FOR DATES AND REGISTRATION.

If you need a firearm to take a beginning or basic course, please let us know, when you register for your course. You will need to purchase the ammunition from Lytle Creek Firing Line, Inc.