The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting is intended for all individuals regardless of previous shooting experience or NRA-affiliation and is available for delivery in two ways. This is a traditional, instructor-led course where you will receive direct instruction from an NRA-certified instructor from beginning to end.
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 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 Examinationhands-on practical portion conducted in a classroom and shooting range with an Instructor.
Handgun safety basics.
Ammo types and components.
Double action Revolver overview
Single action Revolver overview
Semi-Automatic Pistol overview
Stance, Grip, Trigger Control overview
Cleaning Firearm basics
Expectations and Outcomes
Basic knowledge of handguns
Understanding Ammunition types and uses.
Proper trigger control
Confidence in using handguns in dry fire and on the range.
You will need to email what handgun experience you have in the past.
Also you need to explain what you are expecting from this when done.
A Glock Airsoft and Smith and Wesson 22LR is available. If you want experience with a personal handgun please bring gun, holster and ammo for your personal handgun.
Eye Protection and hearing protection is required.
Please contact instructor if you need assistance with safety equipment.