NRA Basic Firearm Class

Basic - An opportunity for women and men to learn more about firearms

Duration: 5 hours



Rebecca Atkins Mosbrucker

Instructor Bio

Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now July 21 Sunday
Newport News, VA
3 - 8 Students 1pm - 4pm Rebecca Atkins Mosbrucker Space Available target icon


Thank you for registering for this class.

This class covers all of the basics using revolvers and semi-automatics.  A handbook will be provided.  Also an open book quiz is required by the NRA to receive your class certificate.    Range day will be scheduled on a different day.  There is no requirement to own a firearm for this class, however you can rent one from me if you choose (for a fee).

Your class certificate can be used towards applying for a concealed carry permit for the State of Virginia.

If you have any questions, please email me at

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Topics Covered

Pistol Knowledge And Safe Gun Handling

Identify the principal parts of a pistol and the types of pistol actions, and demonstrate how they function

Ammunition Knowledge & The Fundamentals Of Pistol Shooting

Types Of Cartridge Malfunctions

Shooting Positions and Shooting Qualification

Scoring Targets & Selecting and Maintaining Your Pistol

Gun Cleaning

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Expectations and Outcomes

A completed course certificate will be awarded assuming the student has passed the open-book quiz and range target requirement.

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Basic, NRA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

What should you bring to the class?
1. Notebook/pen
2. Snacks/water

NO FIREARMS NECESSARY FOR THE CLASSROOM PORTION.  I will be using my lazer gun and my empty firearms.  NO AMMO IN THE CLASSROOM.

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

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What to bring on range day:

1. Eye protection
2. Hearing protection
3. Firearm (if you have one).  If you don't own a firearm, you may rent one from me.