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Basics of Pistol Shooting


The goal of the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting course is to teach the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely. The course is offered in both a blended form (online and classroom) or as a traditional classroom session.


Topics include safety, marksmanship fundamentals, pistol operation, and maintenance. Live fire is included in the course and students will receive a textbook and materials. Successful candidates receive a completion certificate.



The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Course is ideal for small groups and is also available for individual students requiring an introduction to pistol shooting.



This NRA course is objective-based and generally requires eight to nine hours of classroom and range time for completion.


COST: $125 per student (range fees not included)

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