NRA Online Basics of Pistol Shooting

NRA Basics Of Pistol Shooting

!This class does NOT qualify for a permit to carry!

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.

Blended Training:

The Blended training format provides students the flexibility to complete a significant portion of the course in an eLearning environment, prior to arriving for the classroom and range session with an NRA Certified Instructor.

More Details: Some of the topics in the course include: gun safety rules, proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, selecting and storing a pistol, the fundamentals of shooting, and pistol inspection and maintenance.

During the instructor-led training portion of the course, an NRA certified instructor will validate comprehension and application of gun safety rules; range protocol; proper handling; loading and unloading procedures; application of pistol shooting fundamentals; stable shooting positions.

Additionally, students will complete live fire training and a nationally standardized shooting qualification while on the range with an NRA Certified Instructor.

For this blended course  Go Here to register. ( you will being redirected to the NRA website)
1. Select Firearm Safety and Education from the list. (the date listed is for the Instructor led portion)
2. Fill out the Self Learning Module Not Completed section
3. Once your registration is received you will be notified by email for payment information and the instructor will provide you with a Course Control Code and directions to complete the self-study portion of the course prior to class date.


NRA Online Basics of Pistol shooting is $40
You may purchase the online course directly through the NRA and will cost $60, if you choose to go here.
(the online portion must be completed before attending the instructor led portion)
(classes you must attend before taking this class – none)



The Instructor led Portion and Range is $70.00
You will have the option to purchase the online class separately from the instructor led portion.
You must purchase the online portion to receive the course control code to access the online module.
(classes you must attend before taking this class – Online self learning module)

Questions about this class please email or call us.


What To Bring:

  • An open, teachable mind
  • Note Taking Gear
  • Handgun 380-45ACP semi auto
  • Ear and Eye protection
  • 100 rounds of ammunition for your caliber
  • At least 2 working magazines (the more the better)
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing (no sandals)
  • Snack/beverage

(If you dont have a firearm we do have some for rent)


Recommend follow up non firearm classes:
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Other firearm classes that might interest you
Beginner Handgun  /  Online Beginner Handgun  /  Permit to Carry   /  Learn to Carry  /  Home Security and  Defense  /  Defensive Handgun


Request your own Class/seminar