Gallery Rifle & Pistol Intro Course
Start Date:

Saturday 10 October


Bookings Open:
Tuesday 01 September 2020 at 12:00
Entry Deadline:
Wednesday 07 October 2020 at 00:00
National Shooting Centre, Bisley

Contact Information:

For more information please contact Shooting Division via

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COVID-19 Notice:

If you are feeling unwell or have Covid-19 symptoms, please do not visit the National Shooting Centre (NSC), no matter how mild the symptoms. The NSC has put in place Covid-secure procedures throughout the camp. Please adhere to the various notices and instructions. We respectfully ask that you maintain social distancing at all times, and practice regular hand washing throughout your time on site.

Covid-secure Risk Assessment and Competitor Procedures will be published at the bottom of this page shortly

Aim: This course will introduce you to specific techniques needed for Gallery Rifle and Pistol shooting at a Club level, as well as providing guidance to those wishing to progress into competitive shooting.  The Course will involve both classroom and practical range work with expert coaching from National and International level shooters.

What do I need?

NRA members are welcome to attend, as are Non-NRA members providing they are a full member of a Home Office approved club affiliated to the NRA. An additional membership fee of £7.25 will be applicable to Non-members.

Gallery Rifles: You can attend even if you are not yet in possession of a suitable rifle – although we do encourage you to bring your own so you can become more proficient with it. Rifles can be hired in advance via this booking form, these will be brought to the range for you.

Long-Barrelled Pistol or Revolver: If you are in possession of an LBP or LBR the course will be suitable for you, we do not however hire out these firearms.

Course Fee: The Course fee is £70.00, which includes range fees, targets, scorebook, individual coaching, but does NOT include lunch. Ammunition and firearms are not included - attendees are expected to bring their own. If you plan to hire a rifle from us you will have shared use of a suitable NRA firearm (typically either a Ruger 10/22 or Marlin lever action) for the reduced rate of £24.00 for the day. You can also purchase sufficient .22mm rimfire ammunition for use during the course for £20.50. All firearms and ammunition will be collected by us and issued by our Instructors on the range.

Dress & Equipment: Attendees should bring warm and weatherproof clothing and appropriate footwear in case of inclement weather. You will need:

  • Ear defenders and Eye protection
  • Firearm
  • Approximately 200 rounds of suitable ammunition
  • Normal shooting equipment
  • Notebook and pencil