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NRA Basic Pistol Shooting course

November 8, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (US Central)

Darin VanRyswyk ( )
Chapterhouse and Indoor Range

The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting course is the best way for you to learn the basics of pistol shooting from the top firearms training organization in the world! 

The NRA Basic Pistol course is a comprehensive introduction to handgun fundamentals. Through both classroom and range time, we’ll cover how to safely and effectively shoot pistols and revolvers.

Students will learn:

  • Essential gun safety rules
  • Different types of pistols and which one is best for you
  • The basics of ammunition
  • The fundamentals of pistol shooting
  • Different shooting positions
  • The most common shooting errors
  • Proper gun cleaning and maintenance
  • How to maintain your skills

This course is being held for participants in the Nov 9-10 Pistol Instructor course to meet the training prerequisite.  

If you have questions about this course, please contact me at or 515.231.3887

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