NRA Basic Pistol
May 5, 2018 N/A
Conducted over a 2-day period, this classroom program includes such topics as safe gun handling, identifying the different parts of a firearm, the differences between a single and double action revolver and different versions of semi-automatic pistols, proper aiming and shooting techniques, different stances, selecting both a firearm and ammunition, and how to clean, care, maintain, and safely store your firearms. Additionally a detailed discussion is conducted on the legal aspects of using a firearm for self-defense as well as a thorough discussion of “shoot / don’t shoot” scenarios.
We believe that shooting is a very integral part of learning firearm fundamentals. In our Basic Pistol program you will shoot approximately 150-200 rounds! Most classes do not include this much shooting and while you are on the firing line, our course includes one-on-one instruction with a certified NRA Firearms Instructor present with you to coach you along!
The basic pistol course is designed for both the new and experienced shooter. The course is something all shooters will enjoy and you will come away having learned things you would not expect in a course of this type. Whether or not you intend to carry a concealed weapon, this course is for you!
If you have any specific questions concerning the course please call Rocky Edmonds at (307) 778-6071 or Greg Galka at (307) 630-9944 and leave your name and phone number and one of them will return your call. Alternatively, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and make your inquiry there.
This class satisfies the requirements for the Wyoming Concealed Carry Permit, Colorado, and possibly other states as well.
The cost for the NRA Basic Pistol program is $75.00, or if you are an employee of an education facility (school district, community college or university, private school, or a pre-school) the cost is $35.00. If you are member of CRPC you can deduct $5.00 from the above fees.
If you do not have a firearm, CRPC can supply you with a pistol. Please contact either of our Lead NRA Firearms Instructor to inquire about using one of the club’s firearms. However, it is recommended that you bring your own firearm with at least 200 rounds of ammunition. The range will accept any non-magnum rounds. NO .357 magnum, .44 magnum, 5.7×28, .357 Sig, or 17HMR. If you have something unique that you plan on bringing to shoot, please check with the class coordinator PRIOR to the course. Allot yourself plenty of time to purchase and have the suggested 200 rounds of ammunition. Please wear comfortable shoes as we will be standing most of the day. We recommend NOT wearing v-neck or low cut shirts or blouses as spent brass can lodge against your skin and burn you. In the winter months we strongly recommend a light sweater (hoody jacket, etc.) to wear as it can be a little cool on the range.
STUDENTS – ABSOLUTELY NO LOADED FIREARMS WHEN ENTERING THE BUILDING
This instructor-led NRA Basic Pistol Course will be held at the indoor range and is scheduled for:
- Saturday, September 16, 2017
- Saturday, November 4, 2017
- Saturday, January 6, 2018
- Saturday, March 3, 2018
- Saturday, May 5, 2018
Registering for a class is easy and done online through the NRA’s website by CLICKING HERE, after finding the date of the class you wish to attend, click on “Click for details” and scroll down the page to complete the online registration process. Please include your phone number AND email address so we can correspond with you accordingly. You will receive an email a few weeks before class with information on how to submit payment as well as details on the class. Class is held from 7:30am – 5:00pm on both Saturday and Sunday and attendance is required on both days to successfully pass the course.
NOTE: In years past seats were taken by those that failed to pay and confirm their attendance, meaning those that could have attended were not able to. Beginning this year, payment for the course must be received 10 days after registering and is non-refundable. If payment is not received within 10-days of registration, your seat will be vacated and offered to the next student in line. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause, but we had over 20 students last year that missed out on the training because students would register and either not pay or not show up the day of class.