NRA FIRST Steps Pistol Course
To provide beginning shooters with an introduction to the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to own and use a specific pistol model safely.
- Introduction to Pistol Safety, Parts, and Operation
- Introduction to Ammunition and the Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
- Introduction to Pistol Shooting from the Benchrest Position
- Introduction to Pistol Cleaning, Storage, and Training Opportunities
This is a 1/2 day course – approximately 3-6 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 $60
There are no prerequisites for taking this course. Just arrive with an open mind and a
positive attitude, ready to learn.
Students will receive feedback on the live-fire range exercise and a course certificate upon successful completion of the lessons. Students will also receive a “Basic Practical” rocker upon successful demonstration of firing a qualifying group of rounds down range.