NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course

Basic - Great class for students to take prior to going to a CWP class. This course is also for the permit holder who needs more trigger time.

Duration: 4 hour classroom, 2 hour range



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The Basic Pistol Shooting Course introduces students to the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a pistol safely. Through this course, the students will learn about pistol parts and operation, ammunition, gun safety, pistol shooting fundamentals, and pistol shooting activities. The Basic Pistol Course will also help prepare the student for participation in other shooting courses.

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Topics Covered

Firearm and Range Safety Review
Loading, Cocking, De-cocking, Unloading and Pistol Maintenance
Shooting Positions and Shooting Qualification

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Expectations and Outcomes

Students must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for the safe and proficient use of a pistol and pass the qualification shooting standard to earn a completion certificate.

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Basic, NRA Courses

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Eye and Ear Protection
Gun and 20 rnds of ammunition

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