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BASIC PISTOL  

Description

A pistol, or handgun, is a firearm designed to be fired while being held in one hand. While such firearms are small and compact, they can be the hardest to learn.

The Basic Pistol course can be as short as ten hours. In it students will get the NRA''s The Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook and intensive lessons in safety, gun handling, fundamentals of pistol shooting, several practical exercises on the firing range, cleaning, storage, and a summary of pistol sports and activities.

Course Goal

"To teach the basic knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for the safe use of a pistol safety."

Lessons
Pistol Knowledge and Safe Handling
Ammunition Knowledge and Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
Firing the First Shots (includes cleaning and storage)
Two-handed and One-handed Standing Shooting Positions
Pistol Sports and Activities
Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for taking this course, and the material is accessible to appropriately supervised mature children. Be aware that the proper fitting of a rile to a shooter can be time-consuming

Course Completion

Students will receive feedback on the live-fire exercises and a course certificate upon successful completion of the lessons. Students will receive a "Basic Practical" rocker upon successful demonstration of firing a qualifying "group". There is a short written test on the lesson material at the end of the course.

FIRST steps Pistol

Description

FIRST stands for "Firearm Instruction, Responsibility, and Safety Training", a program the NRA developed to meet the need for a firearms orientation program for new gun purchasers. This FIRST Steps program is a basic courses abbreviated to the most fundamental shooting skills, and the specifics of a particular model of pistol.

This course, because of its narrow focus, can be completed as quickly as three hours. Students will get the NRA's The Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook and quick practical lessons on the safe use, cleaning, and storage of their position. As the number of participants or pistol types present increases, the course will take proportionally longer.

Course Goal

"To provide beginning shooters with and introduction to the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to own and use a specific pistol model safely."
--NRA FIRST Steps Pistol Orientation Lesson Plans

Lessons

Introduction to Pistol Safety, Parts, and Operation
Introduction to Ammunition Knowledge and Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
Introduction to Pistol Shooting from the Benchrest Position
Introduction to Pistol Cleaning, Storage, and Training Opportunities's
Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for taking this course, and the material is accessible to appropriately supervised mature children.

Course Completion

Students will receive feedback on the live-fire exercises and a course certificate upon successful completion of the lessons. Students will receive a "Basic Practical" rocker upon successful demonstration of firing a qualifying "group".

If you are interested in any of the courses and NRA certification contact Joe at:
civilianfirearmstraining@gmail.com


     
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