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NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting

Basic - Excellent for those not familiar with handguns that are interested in CCW or learning to shoot.

Duration: 5 hours classroom, up to 3 hours range.

$155.00

Fee

Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Available Spaces
Register Now November 14 Saturday
Gaston, SC
1 - 2 Students 8am - 5pm Joe Shahoud 2 Spaces Left
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Description

The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Instructor Led course takes place in a traditional classroom and range environment. This course may be completed in a single day format or over several days with smaller blocks of instruction.
Course topics include: gun safety rules, proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, pistol selection and storage, shooting fundamentals, pistol inspection and maintenance, marksmanship, and shooting range safety. Additionally, students will complete live fire training ensuring proper shooting technique and a nationally standardized shooting qualification while on the range with an NRA Certified Instructor. Students will receive the NRA Guide: Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination and receive a course completion certificate bearing the signature of your NRA Certified Instructor.

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Topics Covered

Course topics include: gun safety rules, proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, pistol selection and storage, shooting fundamentals, pistol inspection and maintenance, marksmanship, and shooting range safety. Additionally, students will complete live fire training ensuring proper shooting technique and a nationally standardized shooting qualification while on the range with an NRA Certified Instructor.

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Expectations and Outcomes

Students will have the opportunity to qualify up to four different levels by maintaining shot groupings at various distances. Students will leave with a full understanding and proficiency of handgun shooting.

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Types

Basic, NRA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

The instructor requires a copy of your driver's license once you register.

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Requirements

A pistol and at least 100 rounds of ammunition are required. More than 100 is recommended. Ammo is available to purchase and handguns are available for rent. Please let the instructor know if renting or purchasing ammo prior to the course. 
Bring a lunch.
Bring eye and ear protection (also available for rent).
Closed toed shoes are required.