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NRA First Steps Pistol
This course is designed for the novice firearms enthusiast who has already or is considering purchasing their own handgun. It consists of classroom time, with a live fire portion. Students will learn how to properly handle, store, clean and fire one specific handgun (typically the students own) from the benchrest position.
Student Materials: Each student will receive a Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, Gun safety rules brochure, NRA basic firearms training program brochure, Student achievement card and completion certificate.
-Pistol safety, parts and operation,
-Three fundamental safe gun-handling rules,
-Three major handgun parts,
-Safely demonstrate how to handle a handgun properly,
-Ammunition and pistol shooting fundamentals,
-Determine proper ammunition for your handgun,
-Three types of cartridge malfunctions,
-Determine dominant eye,
-Explain fundamentals of pistol shooting from the bench rest position,
-Pistol shooting from the bench rest position,
-Explain range commands and procedures to follow,
-Discuss eight NRA rules when shooting and storing a handgun,
-Safely shoot a target from the bench rest position,
-Pistol Cleaning, Storage, and Training,
-Outline safety guidelines when cleaning a handgun,
-Demonstrate proper disassembly and cleaning of a handgun,
-Explain how to store firearms and ammunition properly
Ammunition supplied: 100 rds. Firearm supplied in course. Range time: 1 hour.