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NRA Basic Pistol Instructor Course

Basic - NRA Instructor Pistol Shooting Course

Duration: 16 hours, primarily classroom



Kara Gage

Instructor Bio

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In order to become a NRA Basic Pistol Instructor you must take three courses. These three courses include: NRA Instructor Pistol Shooting Course, Basic Instructor Training and the requited "Student Portion" or Instructor-LED. All of these will be offered across 2 Day block. 

Description: Are you passionate about firearms? Do you wish to share your knowledge with others? Have you thought about teaching others and even teaching the concealed carry course in Oklahoma? If you answered “YES” to any of these questions then becoming a NRA Basic Pistol Instructor is the first step to take! Be 2nd Amendment proud & share your love for the safe & effective of use of firearms!
Basic Pistol Instructor Course:
Name: NRA Instructor Pistol Shooting Course
Short Description: This 16-hour course teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching NRA’s Basic Pistol Shooting course.
More Details: Prerequisite: Possession of basic firearm safety and shooting skills is a perquisite for certification as an NRA instructor. Prior to the instructor training, candidates complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-course assessment exercises. . Candidates must complete the Basics of Pistol Shooting Instructor

Please feel free to message me, call, text or email for any questions you may have. 

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Topics Covered

Description: Course is presented in two parts: basic instructor training, and discipline specific instructor training. Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course, and complete an instructor certification examination. Students will receive the NRA Trainer’s Guide and NRA Pistol Shooting Instructor Candidate Packet.

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Expectations and Outcomes

NRA Certified Basic Pistol Instructor

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Basic, Intermediate, CCW, Instructor Training Courses, NRA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

You must also register on the NRA website for NRA Instructor Pistol Shooting Course (search for zip code 74029).  Here's the link:  http://www.nrainstructors.org/Search.aspx 

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  1. Qualification Pistol (you can use a .22 if you’d like)
  2. Qualification Ammo - minimum 20 rounds* (you will also be allowed to “warm up” if you’d like)
  3. Eye & Ear Protection
  4. Centerfire Semi Automatic Pistol .9mm or above. 
  5. Centerfire Ammo for Pistol your’e bringing, 50 rounds* 
  6. Lunch/Dinner (or $ to go to the diner) sack lunch for Thursday & Saturday
  7. Snacks & drinks
  8. Highlighter, Notebook, pen and pencil
  9. Jacket (sometimes chilly in the classroom)
  10. $35 range fee 
*New Factory Loaded Ammunition is required. No projectile (bullet) that contains steel or that can cause a spark will be allowed to be on the range at Guns Of Glory.  Due to the type of back stop (shredded rubber) it is a hazard.   Failure to comply with these rules will result in a immediate ban from the range.

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