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Coach Certification Courses for the Iowa High School and Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP)


From the Iowa DNR Shooting Sports: Below are course descriptions, information and links to registration forms for upcoming Shotgun Coach Training opportunities in Iowa. This information and the most current class schedules are available online at: http://www.iowadnr.gov/law/shootingsports/bsc.html

NRA/USAS/CMP Level I Shotgun Course Registration
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the Iowa Scholastic Clay Target Program, Inc. are proud to partner with the SCTP National Training team to offer the NRA/USAS/CMP Level I Shotgun Coaches Course to Iowa coaches. The Level I shotgun coaches course through the National Rifle Association/USA Shooting/Civilian Marksmanship Program covers American Trap, American Skeet, Sporting Clays, International Skeet and International (Bunker) trap. The training is provided by the SCTP National Training Team who are members of the NRA/USAS National Coach Development staff (NCDS). The course duration is 2 days with course hours from 8:00AM to 5:00PM each day. Candidates should bring their own shotguns, eye and ear protection, shooting vest/shell pouch and note-taking materials with them. Targets,12 and 20 gauge target loads and lunch will be provided each day. Registration fee will be $185 and 50 % tuition scholarships for Iowa residents are available through the Iowa Scholastic Clay Target Program, Inc. for the March 12/13 course.

For complete information on the NRA/USAS/CMP Coaching program, please visit: http://www.nrahq.org/education/training/coaching/coach_training_schools.asp.

Upcoming NRA/USAS/CMP Level I Coach Course Dates and Locations
March 12-13, 2011
New Pioneer Clay Target Center, Waukee, IA
NRA/USAS/CMP Level I Shotgun Course Registration Form at http://www.iowadnr.gov/law/shootingsports/files/bsc_level1regform.pdf
(*.pdf file)

Iowa DNR Basic Shotgun Coaches Certification Training
Basic Shotgun Coaches Certification training course is offered through the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The course is designed to teach basic shotgun coaching techniques and team management fundamentals for leading youth trap, sporting clays and/or skeet teams. The course is designed for experienced shooters/coaches and novices alike. Course content includes an overview of the Scholastic Clay Target Program and Iowa High School clay target shooting, safety, range orientation and setup, eye dominance, gun-fit, coaching fundamentals, teaching the new shooter, risk management, coaching logistics and equipment.

The DNR Basic Shotgun Coaches Certification Training is a one day, discipline-specific (i.e. trap, or sporting clays, or skeet) course starting at 8:00 a.m. and finishing at 5:00 p.m. The course is 60% classroom and 40% range with all students shooting approximately 25-50 shots (targets and ammunition will be provided, shotguns will be provided if needed).

The course is free to participants who are also school teachers leading a school-based or school club team. Registration fee will be $30 for all other participants. All coach candidates must pass the practical portion (on range) and also pass a written exam with a score of 75% or above. Applicants must be 18 years or older to attend the class.

In addition to the training criteria above, all participants must pass a criminal background check conducted by the DNR. All personal information will remain confidential.

Upcoming DNR Basic Shotgun Coaches Certification Courses – American Trap
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Tri State Gun Club, Montrose, IA
Friday, April 8, 2011
Dragoon Chapter Izaak Walton, Ankeny, IA
asic Shotgun Coaches Certification Registration Form at http://www.iowadnr.gov/law/shootingsports/files/bsc_regform.pdf
(*.pdf file)

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Coach Certification Courses for the Iowa High School and Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP)
Authored by: 28ga/DD on 02/14/2011 @ 03:16 PM
The NRA/USAS ATA credentials are also necessary for the new Scholarship shooting program from the ATA.........AIM...   www.aim4ata.com         The Iowa State AIM shoot will be held on June 5th  anyone wanting info can email    bdoerres@aim4iowa.com     or mfriedel@aim4iowa.com
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