Basic Firearms Instruction Outline

 

 

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Outline of Course Offering

Content

  • Book on Pistol Marksmanship
  • Lecture
  • Visual displays
  • Shooting exercise (MA students who will apply for MA LTC only)
  • NRA exam
  • NRA Certificate issued upon successful completion of course.
  • Massachusetts State Certificate issued upon successful completion of course (MA students who will apply for MA LTC only).

Structure

  • Certified NRA Pistol instruction course based on 10 hours of material
  • Flexible instruction arrangement – one day or two day approaches available
  • Place - instruction at my home, or at club facilities for groups.
  • Personal service instruction - 1 on 1 or 1 on 2
  • Group Instruction available upon request

Fee

  • $250 per person
  • Group rates dependent upon size

Useful Information For You

About the NRA Basic Pistol Course

Introduction

 

Identification of instructor

 

Course's intent is to provide information on

 

 

 

- safe handling of firearms

 

 

- basics of firearms

 

 

- basic marksmanship

 

 

- ammunition

 

 

- use and care of firearms

 

 

- MA state laws (for MA LTC applicants only)

 

 

Course's intent is not to provide information on

 

 

 

- safe handling of rifles, shotguns, and/or black powder firearms

 

 

- competitive shooting

 

 

- gunsmithing

 

 

- gun ownership - purchasing/sales/transfers

 

 

- laws - federal/state/local

 

Student responsibilities

  • Relax
  • Be an ACTIVE listener !
  • Be attentive to detail
  • Ask questions
  • Take notes if you like
  • Fee

Instructor responsibilities

  • Track to course intent
  • Provide written test to student
  • Provide certificate of course completion

Course Agenda

Safe handling of firearms

  • NRA Safety Rules

Description of ammunition

  • Types
  • Matching ammunition to firearms
  • Components
  • Assembly/reloading
  • Storage

Description of firearms

  • Types
  • Components
  • Assembly/disassembly
  • Loading/unloading
  • Cleaning
  • Storage
  • Examination

Description of shooting

  • Sight picture – gun/target
  • Dominant eye
  • Shooting hand
  • Position
  • Breathing
  • Firing
  • Safety issues

Wrap-up

  • Questions/Discussion

Test

  • Complete written NRA Exam