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.

In this class you will start by shooting a .22LR caliber revolver and then progress to a full size 9mm, a full size .45 caliber semi-automatic. By shooting various sizes and calibers it should give the student a good idea of what size frame and caliber is right for you.

Use of our firearms and ammo are included in the class price.