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NRA Basics Of Pistol Shooting
ONLY $60



The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting course is the best way for you to learn the basics of pistol shooting from the top firearms training organization in the world! The course is the first steps for you to obtain the proper certification for your concealed carry permit in some states. Be sure to contact your county, city or state to find out whether this course fulfills the requirement.

Qualify for your concealed carry permit the right way with the NRA!

NOTE to users of the old Basics of Pistol Course: This is the NRA's new Basics of Pistol Course. If you previously have begun taking the Basics of Pistol Class, you may go here to complete the course and print out your certificate. You must complete and print your certificate before Friday April 27th, 2018 when the old course will go offline. If you have started the old course but would like to take and complete the new course, you may click the Register button above to create an account and begin from the beginning of the course.

What You'll Learn

  • Essential gun safety rules
  • Different types of pistols and which one is best for you
  • The basics of ammunition
  • The fundamentals of pistol shooting
  • Different shooting positions
  • The most common shooting errors
  • Proper gun cleaning and maintenance
  • How to maintain your skills