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NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course (Connecticut/Florida CCW)*

* This course meets the State of Connecticut & the State of Florida Concealed Carry Weapon Live Fire Requirements.

Course Prerequisite: N/A

Course Description

The NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely. This course is 8 hours and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot pistols. Students learn NRA's rules for safe gun handling; pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest position, two handed and one-handed standing positions; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development.

Course Topics:

  • Ammunition Basics                       

  • Common Shooting Errors

  • Essential Firearms Safety & Handling  

  • Firearm Maintenance & Cleaning

  • Firearm Parts and Operation               

  • Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting      

  • Maintaining your Skill Set

  • Preparing to Use a Firearm Responsibly

  • Range & Range Environment                              

  • Stance & Shooting Positions  

  • Storing the Firearm                     

  • Using the Firearm for the First Time

Equipment Needed:

  1. Notebook & Pen

  2. Positive Attitude

  3. Sneakers/Boots (NO Dress Shoes, Flip Flops, Open Toed or Sandals)

  4. Valid Driver's License or Government Issued Identification

Course Duration: 8 Hours

Cost: $100.00 Per Student

Course Location: 5 John L Dietsch Square, North Attleborough, MA 02763

Additional Information:

​For Additional Information on Private Instruction or when this course will be available,
Please Contact a Representative from our Patriot Team.

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