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NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting

  • 10/24/2020
  • 09:00 - 17:00
  • Clubhouse and 25 Yard Range
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  • SCCS&FA member or by invitation only.

Registration is closed

NRA Basics Of Pistol Shooting (Certification Course)

Registration starts 09-23-2020

Short Description: (Instructor-led course, Education Committee)

The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting is intended for all individuals regardless of previous shooting experience (Instructor-led course where you will receive direct instruction from an NRA-certified instructor from beginning to end.

More Details:

Instructor Led Only Training: The Instructor Led Only takes place in a traditional classroom and range environment. 

Course topics include: gun safety rules, proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, pistol selection and storage, shooting fundamentals, pistol inspection and maintenance, marksmanship, and shooting range safety. Additionally, students will complete live fire training and a nationally standardized shooting qualification while on the range with an NRA Certified Instructor. Students will receive the NRA Guide: Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination and receive a course completion certificate bearing the signature of the NRA Secretary and your NRA Certified Instructor.

There will be a live firing in the afternoon, please dress depends on the weather.


1. No live ammunition in classroom (during the course)

2. Please bring eye protection and ear protection.

3. Bring a pistol and minimum 120 rounds ammo/ staple gun. Target paper for qualification will be provided.

This is SCCS&FA members / invitation only. (Clubhouse and 25 yards range are reserved).

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