NRA Basic Pistol

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NRA Basic Pistol

This eight hour course consists primarily of classroom with some range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. This course is highly recommended for beginning shooters. Total cost for the course is $50.00.

In this class you will learn:

  • The NRA Rules For Safe Gun Handling
  • Pistol Parts & Operation
  • Ammunition
  • Cleaning & Maintaining Your Pistol
  • Loading & Unloading Single & Double Action Revolvers & Semiautomatic Pistols
  • Range Rules
  • Shooting From A Bench Rest
  • Shooting Two Handed Standing

Students will be required to bring the following to class:

  • Cased, UNLOADEDdouble action revolver or semiautomatic pistol
  • 50 (fifty) rounds of ammunition for the handgun that will be used in class
  • Hearing protection, either earplugs or earmuff style
  • Ballistic eyewear (Inexpensive and can be found at sporting goods counters)
  • Baseball cap or hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Appropriate clothing for weather. (Range is outdoors, and we shoot regardless of weather, safety permitting.)

Click here to download, print, and complete the class forms. The Permission for Photography form is optional. The others are mandatory, and must be brought to class for you to participate.

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Classes are held at the SkipJ Range facility, 605 Murphy Road, Anderson, SC 29626.

Questions? Contact Us.

Need a different class date? Have a special need? We may be able to accomodate you. If you have anywhere from eight to twelve students interested in a class, schedules permitting, we can travel to homes or different ranges and conduct courses on dates convenient for you. Email or call us at (864) 617-4743 for more information.