Length of Course: 8 hours

Location: Dependent on the students. Mobile training for this class is also available.
Course Level: Starter

Who teaches this course?

This course is taught by an NRA-certified firearms instructor.

Course Description:
This course is at least 8-hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest position, and two handed standing positions; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination, and course completion certificate.

Need a Private or Semi-Private lesson to fit your schedule? If you do not see a training date that suits your schedule, please contact us to make personal arrangements. Instruction scheduled at your convenience with no waiting list. No prior experience or handgun ownership necessary.

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Topics covered to include:

Prerequisites: None. The material is suitable for all, including appropriately supervised, mature children. Minimum age, 8 years old.1

To teach the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and using a pistol safely
Pistol knowledge, safe gun handling, ammunition knowledge, fundamentals of pistol shooting, two-handed shooting position, firing the first shots, cleaning, storage, pistol sports and activities

Course Completion:
Students will receive feedback on all live-fire exercises.

This course satisfies practical requirements for the concealed carry permit.

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