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  • Target Rifle

    Target Rifle (TR) is the NRA’s heritage and how the Association started

  • Gallery Rifle & Pistol

    Short and medium distances with various rifles and pistols using pistol caliber cartridges.

  • Target Shotgun

    Events that use of a shotgun for the purposes of competition, specifically excluding clay shooting.

NRA Training

The NRA offers a multitude of training courses, from Probationary Training, to Disciplines specific training. The Association currently runs 4 different Discipline training courses(CSR, GR&P, TR and TS), but to get involved in any of our disciplines, please click on the link below and get in touch with the Discipline Rep who will be happy to help you get involved.

The NRA supports 12 different disciplines (types of shooting at different distances using different firearms).

Each discipline has a Discipline Rep appointed by General Council charged with being the NRA ambassador for that type of shooting.

Clay Pigeon shooting, although controlled by the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association, is practiced at the NRA owned  and run National Clay Shooting Centre at Bisley.

Below is the list of NRA Training Courses and Disciplines promoted.

Latest news


Target Shotgun Festival – Entries Open

Entries are now open to the Target Shotgun Festival on 5th & 6th October at the National Shooting Centre – Bisley   Saturday AM: Timed & Precision One and Multi-Target (all classes) and the NRA Embassy Cup (SGM and SGSA). Sunday AM & PM: Practical Match – Part of the NRA Shotgun League.   For full details,

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Historic Service Rifle – Sat 5 Oct – Entries Open

Historic Service Rifle Match Saturday 5th October 2019   Overview This match takes place at 100, 200 and 300 yards, in a mixture of standing, squatting, kneeling or prone positions. This event is open to British pre-1955 Service Rifles (pre 1919 if entering Classic), under SR (a), in three classes. In addition there is an All

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CSR Winter League 2019-2020: Entries open for 6 Oct

Civilian Service Rifle League 2019/20 Sunday 6th October 2019 This popular CSR Winter League competition is running from October 2019 to April 2020. What to expect For the majority of the league you can expect to be shooting from 100-600x in a mixture of standing, squatting, kneeling or prone positions. The day is arranged with

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