NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course

Course fee: $175
Course Length: 10-hours

The NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely. This course is at least 10-hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols.

Students learn:

  • NRA's rules for safe gun handling
  • pistol parts and operation
  • ammunition
  • shooting fundamentals
  • range rules
  • shooting from the bench rest position, two handed and one handed standing positions
  • cleaning the pistol
  • and continued opportunities for skill development

Students will receive the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination, and course completion certificate.

Students are expected to provide their own ammunition (bring or purchase at the range).