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NRA Pistol Instructor Course

Intermediate - Become a Pistol Instructor

Duration: 2 Day Course 9:00- 6:00 day 1 classroom Day 2 CR & Range



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NRA Basic Instructor Training 
The NRA Instructor Training Consists of two parts:
Part 1: Basic Instructor Training (6 hours)
Part 2: NRA Discipline -Specific Instructor Training (5-14 hours)

  •  NRA Pistol, NRA Rifle and any other Discipline you would like to receive.

The Basic Instructor Training (BIT) is to be taken with each new Specific Discipline unless your BIT is within the two-year period. The Instructor candidate would have to bring proof of BIT still current with in the two-year period.
Prior to any Instructor Training each candidate needs to complete these items: 
Pre- course questionnaire
Pre- course assessment
Only candidate who are successful in the pre-course assessments and who meet other specified requirements for NRA instructors, are eligible for certification

This course assumes you have a solid grasp on pistols, this course goes over how to be an Instructor what it takes through the NRA Certified Program 

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Topics Covered

How to train- teach the NRA courses in the disciplines certified in 

Basic Pistol and Revolver knowledge  to train students 

Safety and range rules 

methods in training 
Selection of pistols 
Cleaning pistols 

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Expectations and Outcomes

Once the student has completed both days of course and has met the performance standards stated by the NRA. Past both the written exam and shooting qualifications for the course. 

The Instructor will complete the needed forms by NRA for the student to then go to the NRA website and complete the forms and pay fees to be an Instructor on there website 

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Intermediate, Instructor Training Courses, NRA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

Be an NRA member 

Be 21 years of age 

Citizen of Good Standing 

The instructor requires a copy of your Government Issued ID once you register.

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ammunition 100 rounds 

pistol 22 Caliber or larger nothing larger than 45 Caliber 

eye and ear protection 

Baseball cap 
If have a holster with 2 mags.
Range fee is seperate fee of $10-20 Depending on range