Learn to shoot

  • 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.


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General News

CHRISTMAS CLOSING TIMES 2018

Please note that the NRA Offices will close at 17:00 on Friday 21st December and re-open on Wednesday 2nd January at 08:00 The Ranges Office and Ranges will close on Sunday 23rd December at 12:30 and re-open on Wednesday 2nd January at 08:00 and 08:30 respectively.   The NCSC opening times over the Christmas period

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Team Captain Invitation

GB Under 25 Team Captain 2019 – Nominations invited

Nominations are invited for Captains of the following teams: GB Under 25 Team Captain 2019   Nominations in writing, signed by three proposers all of whom must be full annual or life members of the NRA, must be received by the Secretary General not later than 5pm on Thursday 31st January 2019 Nominations to be sent

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General News

General Council – Estates Working Group

We are seeking volunteers to serve as Lay Members on the new Estates Working Group to provide advice to the NRA General Council. Terms of reference for the Group can he found [HERE] The application form can be found [HERE] Please return completed application forms to Andrew Mercer, Secretary General andrew.mercer@nra.org.uk or by post to

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