NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting  

This certification class is a review and continuation of the New Shooter Seminar. This 8 hour class is for new shooters to learn the basic handling, range safety, marksmanship, cleaning and proper storage, as well as proper operation and components of semi-automatic handguns and revolvers.


At the end of this class you should be able to:


  • Choose a firearm based on action type, size, caliber, and capacity that is best suited for you and what the intended use of the firearm is

  • Know the components of a semi-automatic pistol and how they work

  • Know the components of various revolvers and how they work

  • Chose the correct ammunition for the caliber and action type of your firearm

  • Safely handle a firearm using the NRA three basic rules

  • Position your body using different stances on the range

  • Demonstrate the five fundamentals of pistol shooting

  • Store a firearm properly such that it is protected from unauthorized use

  • Properly clean your firearm once it has been used and for maintenance purposes

You will also be able to accurately hit a target at 10 feet from a bench rest and standing position. 

**Registration is open to law abiding U.S. Citizens over the age of 18 or with a signed parental consent form anyone over the age of 16.**

Students will receive:

  • The NRA Guide to the Basics of Pistol Shooting Handbook

  • NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program Book

Tuition: $90 USD w/ No Rental

               $120 USD w/ Rental + Cost of Ammunition

** 50% Deposit Required Upon Registration