NRA Basic Pistol Instructor Courses

Interested in learning how to be an NRA Basic Pistol Instructor? An NRA pistol instructor course will train you in NRA methodologies for teaching others the fundamentals of pistol shooting.

Prospective NRA pistol instructors will learn how to become an NRA certified instructor in pistol training.

Common NRA basic pistol instructor course topics include:

  • NRA policies, rules, and regulations
  • NRA safety guidelines
  • Pistol cleaning, maintenance, and ammo
  • Fundamentals of shooting
  • Range practice and drills
  • Position, stance, and grip

Once you have completed NRA basic pistol instructor training, you can take the certification test and receive your course completion card.

Find an NRA basic pistol instructor course near you to get started.



Most classes use a Pistol unless otherwise specified.

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