This course is approximately eight hours in length, entailing five hours classroom, two hours range time, and a one hour lunch break. The Basic Pistol Course is for inexperienced, novice, and beginner level shooters. The duration of the course will vary depending on the class size and the participants’ abilities to learn and shoot. This class builds a foundation for all new shooters and is the building block for the NRA Defensive Pistol and Personal Protection Series Training.
To teach the basic Knowledge, Skills, and Attitude necessary for owning and using a pistol safely.
Lesson I: Pistol Knowledge and Safe Gun Handling
Lesson II: Ammunition knowledge and the Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
Lesson III: Firing the First Shots
Lesson IV: Scoring Targets, and Selecting and Maintaining Your Pistol
Lesson V: Continued Opportunities for Skill Development
Students are required to provide:
A pistol that they are comfortable with, two spare magazines or speed loaders, a minimum of 50 rounds of ammunition, hearing and eye protection, as well as pen or pencil with paper to take notes.
* If you do not have your own pistol and you are using this course to learn the firearm prior to buying one, Teaching Defense will provide one for you. Let us know at the time of registration so we can reserve a pistol for your class. *
All course materials, range time, and targets will be provided by Teaching Defense.
Individual fee – $150.00
Group and private rates are available
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