NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course
To teach the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for owning and using a pistol
1. Pistol Knowledge and Safe Handling
2. Ammunition Knowledge and Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
3. Firing the First Shots
4. Two-handed and One-handed Standing Shooting Positions
5. Pistol Sports and Activities
Additional content will include:
• proper cleaning and storage of pistols
• pistol selection (based on student requirements)
• additional subjects based on student questions
This is a full day course – approximately 8-10 hours.
(This includes all classroom and range time. Depending upon the number of students and
their abilities, the course length may vary.)
The fee for this course is $120
There are no prerequisites for taking this course. Just arrive with an open mind and a
positive attitude, ready to learn.
There is a short written test on the lesson material at the end of the course. Upon
successful completion of the course, students will receive a course certificate.
Participants may use certificate to meet training requirements for some CCW permits.