HANDGUN I course is basic beginners handgun course, to teach the most fundamental shooting skills.
This course is scheduled for three hours but please allow for extra time. As we want you to leave feeling comfortable with your new knowledge.
Students will get the NRA's The Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook and practical lessons on the safe use, cleaning, transporting and storage of their pistol.
To provide beginning shooters with an introduction to the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to own and use a pistol safely.
Introduction to Pistol Safety, Parts, and Operation
Introduction to Ammunition and the Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
Introduction to Pistol Shooting
Introduction to Pistol Cleaning, Storage, Transporting and Training Opportunities
The are no prerequisites for taking this course, and the material is accessible to appropriately supervised mature children.
Students will receive feedback on the live-fire exercise and a course certificate upon successful completion of the lessons.
Special Pricing : $99.00
This is the California Renewal 4 hour course that satisfies Calaveras, El Dorado, Napa, Sacramento, Shasta, Solano, Sutter, Trinity County, or Yolo.
The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting course is intended for all individuals regardless of previous shooting experience or NRA-affiliation. This is the traditional, instructor-led course where you will receive direct instruction from an NRA-certified instructor from beginning to end. The class takes place in a traditional classroom and range environment. This course is completed in a single day format.
Course topics include: gun safety rules, proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, pistol selection and storage, shooting fundamentals, pistol inspection and maintenance, marksmanship, and shooting range safety. Additionally, students will complete live fire training and a nationally standardized shooting qualification while on the range with an NRA Certified Instructor.
Range time will be held at Guns, Fishing and Other Stuff, 197 Butcher Road, Vacaville, CA 95687
This is also used in conjunction with the CA 8 Hour CCW course to cover a County that requires a 16 Hour CCW Training Course.
This is a course will satisfy 8 Hours of training for Calaveras, El Dorado, Solano, Sutter, Trinity County or Yolo to obtain a California concealed carry permit. If your county requires 16 hours of training. You will also need to take the NRA Basic Pistol Course. Counties requiring 16 hours of training include : Napa, Sacramento and Shasta.
If you need the 16 Hour CCW Training Course, please sign up ONLY for the NRA Basic Pistol Course. When you sign up using the NRA Basic Pistol Course there will be an option for you to select you are using this course for the 16 Hour requirement.