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NRA Basic Pistol

NRA Certified Instructors will provide you the knowledge and skills to safely use a handgun through this Instructor Led Training. This training will be conducted over two 4 hour sessions at Heritage Training & Shooting Center. On the range, you will complete live fire training and a nationally standardized shooting qualification course. Firearms and ammunition will be provided and are included in the course fee. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a course completion certification bearing the signature of the NRA Secretary and your NRA Certified Instructor. Please Note: This course is a prerequisite to take the NRA Instructor Pistol Shooting Course.

Course consists of the following:

  • Gun Safety Rules
  • Proper Operation of Revolvers and Semi-Automatic Handguns
  • Ammunition Knowledge and Selection
  • Handgun Selection and Storage
  • Shooting Fundamentals
  • Pistol Inspection and Maintenance
  • Marksmanship
  • Shooting Range Safety


Duration: 8 Hours

July 13
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Heritage Training Center
4537 Metropolitan Court
Frederick, Maryland