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.


Latest news

General News

Coronavirus Update: 31st March (Range Bookings Policy)

All, Please be aware all bookings have been cancelled until Monday 13th April. Any confirmed bookings during this time that have been paid for will be entitle to a full refund. Please email Gary.Freeman@nra.org.uk to arrange this. Any confirmed bookings on Azolve after this date will still be honoured. The date above may change in

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Team invitation

Update notice to the original calling notice for applications to the GB Palma Team

Although my original intention was to close Palma applications at the end of March 2020, given the extraordinary measures currently in place in the UK and around the world due to the Covid-19 pandemic, I will be leaving applications open for at least the next four months, with a final calling notice to be issued

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General News

Coronavirus Update: 26th March 2020

Membership Services, Armouries and Cancellation of Competitions and Training Earlier this week we announced the suspension of all civilian shooting on rifle and shotgun ranges operated by the National Shooting Centre at Bisley; military and police firearms training on Bisley ranges will continue. Please note the following:- Membership and NRA / NSC Services NRA /

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