NRA Basic Pistol

Course Overview
This course is at least 8-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, and two handed standing positions; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to 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.

Requirements to Attend NEA Training Center Courses

  • No Criminal Convictions for Violence or Dishonesty History
  • No Conviction of Domestic Violence
  • No Pending Criminal Court Matter for Violence

Course Instruction

  • Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely.
  • Additionally the use of force will be discussed.

Materials Required

  • Photo ID (Drivers License or Government ID)
  • Note Pad and Pencil/Pen
  • Beverage and Snack if You Desire

Why Should I Attend?

  • Learn and Develop proper safety practices before you develop unsafe pistol handling methods
  • Learn how to properly handle and store a firearm when at home or away from home
  • Determine if gun ownership is for you
  • Learn how to properly clean your pistol for safe operation

Target Audience

  • Individuals contemplating gun ownership
  • Individuals who have purchased a pistol for the first time
  • Individuals who have never received instruction in the proper handling and use of a pistol
  • Individuals Seeking State Licensing in Florida and other states