This 8 hour class is a full immersion into pistol ownership, care and safety. Topics covered: 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. You 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: Basic of Pistol Shooting Handbook, take the Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination and receive a course completion certificate.
Please leave all firearms and ammunition in your car until instructed otherwise.
* Any pistol in good working condition
* Ear and Eye Protection
* Minimum of 50rds of ammunition
* Lunch & Drink - We will have a 30 minute break. You may leave to go to a local restaurant.
* A Good Attitude!
Upon completion of the course...
* Eligible to enroll in NRA Instructor Pistol Course
* Meets the requirement for Illinois Conceal Carry Phase 1