NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting
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Cost: $125 for an 8-hour course with a minimum of two (2) students per class. Range fees, targets and student materials are included in the training fee.
During the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Course, we cover everything from pistol knowledge and safe gun handling, ammunition knowledge and the fundamentals of pistol shooting, shooting positions and shooting qualifications (students will qualify during the course and will be informed at which level they qualified; Red – Level 1, White – Level 2 or Blue – Level 3). We will also cover scoring targets, selecting a firearm and maintaining a firearm, as well as continued opportunities for skill development. Upon completion of the course the student will be required to take a written exam and score 90% or better to successfully pass the course. Students that qualify at, at least Level 1, pass the written exam and display a willingness to learn and proper safe firearm handling skills will receive a certificate of completion. Please Note: The completion of the Basics of Pistol Shooting Course is required to apply for the NRA Pistol Instructor Course.
Items needed for the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Course: Hearing and eye protection, a pistol or revolver, a minimum of 150 rounds of ammunition, pen and paper for note taking, a pistol cleaning kit, latex gloves, a positive attitude and a willingness to learn.
A 50% discount is offered for Senior Citizens (65+), Active Duty, Veterans and their Family Members, First Responders and their Family Members, Teachers and Couples. This is a $62.50 savings per student.