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NRA Basic Pistol

Basic - This eight-hour course consists primarily of classroom instruction with some range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. This course is highly recommended for beginning shooters.

Duration: 5 hours classroom, 3 hours range.

$75.00

Fee

Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Available Spaces

There are no upcoming classes scheduled for this course.

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Description

  • The NRA Rules For Safe Gun Handling
  • Pistol Parts & Operation
  • Ammunition
  • Cleaning & Maintaining Your Pistol
  • Loading & Unloading Single & Double Action Revolvers & Semiautomatic Pistols
  • Range Rules
  • Shooting From A Bench Rest
  • Shooting Two-Handed Standing

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Topics Covered

  • The NRA Rules For Safe Gun Handling
  • Pistol Parts & Operation
  • Ammunition
  • Cleaning & Maintaining Your Pistol
  • Loading & Unloading Single & Double Action Revolvers & Semiautomatic Pistols
  • Range Rules
  • Shooting From A Bench Rest
  • Shooting Two-Handed Standing

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Expectations and Outcomes

Students learn the basics of safe gun handling and basic marksmanship.

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Types

Basic, NRA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

None

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Requirements

  • Cased, UNLOADED single or double action revolver or a semiautomatic pistol
  • 50 (fifty) rounds of ammunition for the handgun that will be used in class
  • Hearing protection, either earplugs or earmuff style
  • Ballistic eyewear (Inexpensive and can be found at sporting goods counters)
  • Baseball cap or hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Appropriate clothing for the weather. (Range is outdoors, and we shoot regardless of weather, safety permitting.)

The classroom and range are not within reasonable driving distance of restaurants. Bring a lunch.