NRA Basic Pistol
Phases I & II
The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting is a two-part course consisting of an e-learning portion (completed online-in your own time-frame) and a hands-on practical portion conducted at a range under the guidance and supervision of an NRA-Certified Instructor. The course is intended for all adults regardless of previous shooting experience or NRA-affiliation. Successful completion of both Phases I & II is a requirement is order to obtain a Pistol Permit through the Department of Emergency Services & Public Protection; Division of Connecticut State Police, as a may issue pathway to have the restrictions removed from your NY State Pistol Permit and to obtain a non-resident Concealed Weapons License from the Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
To promote the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe and proficient use of a pistol and to pass the required firearm qualification
Phase I: Online(Discounts Available through TRN)
Phase II: (Range)
The three NRA rules for safe gun-handling, range rules and range commands.
Shooting Fundamentals to include dominant eye determination, proper two-handed grip and the five fundamentals of pistol shooting: aiming, breath control, hold control, trigger control and follow through
Loading, cocking, de-cocking, and unloading a single-action revolver, double-action revolver and a semi-automatic pistol. and to review how to safely clean a pistol.
Student demonstration of the five learning steps to shoot from the bench-rest position, the five learning steps to shoot from the Isosceles position and to shoot the course qualification.
Drivers License and/or State/Federal Issued Photo Identification
A Copy of the Phase I Course Completion Certificate
Phase I-Four Hours Online
Phase II-Five Hours-Range
Course Completion Requirements
Demonstration of safe gun handling
Demonstration of shooting fundamentals
Demonstration and application of pistol mechanics
Demonstration and application of shooting positions
Course Cost: Class Rate
Course Benefits (class of 5+)
Discounts on NRA Membership
10% Discount Off Additional Basic Courses Taken Through Tactical Recovery Network
Assistance With Pistol Permit Applications Through perspective State/County Authorities
Discounts at area hotels
Credible Reference From Highly Qualified Instructor
Military Discounts Available with photo ID or DD214
Military Discounts For Wounded Veterans
Our training locations have several major hotel chains within minutes of our training facility. Our Recruitment Division has secured a discounted rate for course attendees.
Once seats are reserved, reservation codes will be made available. Please inquire with with your sales coordinator for more specific information.
Our mobile division is equipped to bring the training to a location of your choice. Please contact us for course costs.
This course is shooting course and necessitates a duly authorized range or authorization to discharge firearms on private property.