Muzzleloading Firearms

Muzzleloading Pistol

Next Class TBD

LESSON ONE (2 hrs) – Classroom

  • Course Goal & Objectives
  • History of Muzzleloading Pistols
  • Principle Parts of Percussion and Flintlock Pistols & Revolvers
  • Demonstration of Safe Muzzleloading Pistol Handling


LESSON TWO (2 hrs) – Classroom

  • Blackpowder, its Substitutes and Proper Use
  • Safety Procedures for Blackpowder
  • Proper Components of a Load
  • Procedures and Accessories for Loading Muzzlelading Pistol


LESSON THREE (2 hrs) – Classroom / Range

  • Demonstration of Safe Shooting Skill and Attitude for Muzzleloading Pistols
  • Shoot target from Benchrest position
  • Identify Pistol Cleaning Materials
  • Clean Muzzleloading Pistol Safely


LESSON FOUR (2 hrs) – Range

  • Causes of Muzzleloading Pistol Failure to Fire and Corrective Procedures
  • Demonstrating Firing a Muzzleloading Pistol from the Standing Position


LESSON FIVE (2 hrs) – Range

  • Demonstrate Shooting a Muzzloading Revolver
  • Hit a Target Using a Muzzloading Revolver
  • Disassemble, Clean and Reassemble a Muzzloading Revolver


LESSON SIX (2 hrs) – Classroom

  • Identify Several Ways to Pursue a Shooting Interest
  • Use of NRA Muzzleloading Qualifications Program
  • Criteria for Selecting Muzzleloading Pistol and Revolver
  • Joining Shooting Groups


TOTAL

  • 12-Hour Classroom & Range

Muzzleloading Rifle

Next Class TBD

LESSON ONE (2 hrs) – Classroom

  • Course Goal & Objectives
  • History of Muzzleloading Rifles
  • Principle Parts of Percussion and Flintlock Rifles & Revolvers
  • Demonstration of Safe Muzzleloading Rifle Handling


LESSON TWO (2 hrs) – Classroom

  • Blackpowder, its Substitutes and Proper Use
  • Safety Procedures for Blackpowder
  • Proper Components of a Load
  • Procedures and Accessories for Loading Muzzlelading Rifle


LESSON THREE (2 hrs) – Classroom / Range

  • Demonstration of Safe Shooting Skill and Attitude for Muzzleloading Rifles
  • Shoot target from Benchrest position
  • Identify Rifle Cleaning Materials
  • Clean Muzzleloading Rifle Safely


LESSON FOUR (2 hrs) – Range

  • Causes of Muzzleloading Rifle Failure to Fire and Corrective Procedures
  • Demonstrating Firing a Muzzleloading Rifle from the Standing Position


LESSON FIVE (2 hrs) – Range

  • Demonstrate Shooting a Muzzleloading Rifle from the Crossed Stick (sitting) position.
  • Progress in fundamental of firing a shot


LESSON SIX (2 hrs) – Classroom

  • Identify Several Ways to Pursue a Shooting Interest
  • Use of NRA Muzzleloading Qualifications Program
  • Criteria for Selecting Muzzleloading Rifle
  • Joining Shooting Groups


TOTAL

  • 12-Hour Classroom & Range

Muzzleloading Shotgun

Next Class TBD

LESSON ONE (2 hrs) – Classroom

  • Course Goal & Objectives
  • History of Muzzleloading Shotguns
  • Principle Parts of Percussion and Flintlock Shotguns & Revolvers
  • Demonstration of Safe Muzzleloading Shotgun Handling


LESSON TWO
(2 hrs) – Classroom

  • Blackpowder, its Substitutes and Proper Use
  • Safety Procedures for Blackpowder
  • Proper Components of a Load
  • Procedures and Accessories for Loading Muzzlelading Shotgun


LESSON THREE (2 hrs) – Classroom / Range

  • Demonstration of Safe Shooting Skill and Attitude for Muzzleloading Shotguns
  • Shoot a moving target
  • Identify Shotgun Cleaning Materials
  • Clean Muzzleloading Shotgun Safely


LESSON FOUR (2 hrs) – Range

  • Causes of Muzzleloading Shotgun Failure to Fire and Corrective Procedures
  • Demonstrating Firing a Muzzleloading Shotgun from various stations


LESSON FIVE (2 hrs) – Classroom

  • Identify Several Ways to Pursue a Shooting Interest
  • Use of NRA Muzzleloading Qualifications Program
  • Criteria for Selecting Muzzleloading Shotgun
  • Joining Shooting Groups


TOTAL

  • 10-Hour Classroom & Range

 



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