NRA Basic Pistol Instructor Course Tuition: $ 350.00

This is a 2 (two) day course.             To qualify as an NRA instructor, you must:                                         Posses and demonstrate a solid background in firearm safety and shooting skills acquired through previous firearm training (such as completion of an NRA Basic Firearm Training Course) and/or previous shooting experience.                                                                                         Basic Instructor Training (BIT) will be held on the second day of training.                                                 This course is intended for all adults regardless of previous shooting experience or NRA-affiliation.                                                                    More Details: Some of the topics in the course include: gun safety rules, proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, selecting and storing a pistol, the fundamentals of shooting, and pistol inspection and maintenance.                                                                 Go to: – Find a Course Near You – select NRA Instructor Basics of Pistol Shooting – then select Bartlett Tennessee.                                           An NRA Certified Training Counselor will validate comprehension and application of gun safety rules; range protocol; proper handling; loading and unloading procedures; application of pistol shooting fundamentals; stable shooting positions; live fire; and a final shooting qualification.     Successfully complete the appropriate NRA instructor examination. Certified-90% or higher. Assistant-85% or higher. Apprentice-85% or higher. Satisfactorily complete an NRA Instructor Training Course for Pistol Shooting, and receive the endorsement of the NRA Training Counselor conducting your training.                                                     Submit your application with appropriate certification fee. Membership in the National Rifle Association is strongly recommended.                       Certified Ratings are available to individuals who wish to be fully qualified to conduct basic courses (21 years of age or older). Assistant Ratings are available to individuals who wish to assist certified instructors in order to gain the knowledge and experience needed to become a certified instructor (18 years of age or older). Apprentice Ratings are available to young people who wish to understudy a certified instructor in preparation for more advanced ratings. The apprentice instructor will be chosen by an NRA Certified Instructor from select individuals. These individuals must be of the emotional maturity necessary to handle such a position. In addition, they must have attended and successfully completed an NRA Basic Firearm Training Course in their chosen area of specialization (13-17 years of age).

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USA Training Academy, Gun Safety & Marksmanship Instruction, Bartlett, TN

Donald Gregory

2821 Bartlett Blvd.

Bartlett, Tennessee 38135


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