NSRA - YPST Air Rifle Instructor Course

National Small Bore Rifle Association
Youth Proficiency Scheme Tutor
Air Rifle Instructor Course

24th - 25th August 2024

Venue: Nursling, Southampton, Hampshire

Cost is per Attendee - Minimum age 21 (18 in exceptional circumstances)

Availability: 11 Remaining
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Attendee Registration forms will be sent out after order is placed and paid for.


21st Romsey Scout HQ, Peter Digby Scouting Centre, Joe Bigwood Close, Nursling, Southampton SO16 0YL.

Start Time ~ arrive 08:45 onwards for 09:15 prompt start both days. Finish Time ~ 17:00 both days.


The NSRA Youth Proficiency Scheme Tutor's Diploma is the standard course to equip adult instructors to run both "taster" sessions in air rifle shooting and also YPS courses which young people can use as part of their DoE, Chief Scouts Award, etc.

The course fee includes NSRA registration on successful course completion and the course handbook.

Topics Covered

Law, Safety, Equipment, Range Construction, Group control, Basic Shooting Skills, Sighting, Scoring

Targets and Competitions, Shooting Games.



Discounted rate for Scouting members -  MUST be HQ registered and number given on application.

Please Note: refunds can only be requested up until to 1 month before course date (24th July 2024) and will incur a 20% administration fee. 



Tea & Coffee will be available, bring your own snacks and lunch.  
Please note Dropbox will be used for resources after the course.
please bring notepaper and pen with you.


Questions / Queries / “Special requirements”

If you have any queries or “special requirements” please contact the Course Director –

Stephen Batchelor  – NSRA County Coach 07963726507



All attendees must not be prohibited from possessing a firearm or ammunition by virtue of section 21 of the Firearms Act 1968 (which applies to persons who have received a custodial sentence of imprisonment or youth custody)