National Sporting Clays Association
National Sporting Clays Association

Level I Instructor’s Manual

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The NSCA Level I Instructor Certification Manual was revised in August 2014 and covers the following subjects:

  • Mission and Purpose
  • Adjunct Certifications
  • Admissions Guidelines, Criteria and Cost
  • NSCA Philosophy of Instruction
  • Required Competencies
    • Safety & Positive Control
    • Assess Eye Dominance
    • Assess Gun Fit
    • Teaching the Fundamentals
    • Understanding Lead and Lead Types
    • Problem Solving – “Getting the student to hit the target”
      • Identifying the placement of a miss
      • Identifying the cause or reason for a miss
  • Other Topics
    • Beginner Targets and Shooter Ability
    • Chokes and Loads
    • Lesson Plan
    • Marketing
  • Post Graduation