NRA Basic Pistol/Rifle/Shotgun Course

Not currently scheduled. Please contact for information.

Course Goal

To teach the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a pistol safely.

Course Lessons

  • Pistol knowledge and safe gun handling
  • Ammunition knowledge
  • Stance, grip, breathing
  • Skills relating to controlling the handgun while shooting
  • How to clean and care for guns
  • Sight alignment and trigger control

General Information

  • This class is 12 hours, spread over 4 days.
  • There is live firing in this class.
  • Owning a handgun is not a requirement for taking this class.
  • There will be various revolvers and autoloading handguns for you to try.
  • Please do not bring a handgun to the first class.


  • BRC members/First Responders/Veterans: $75
  • Non-members: $100
  • Discount given if more than one family member attends class

This class will meet on four days for a total of 12 hours.
Weekday classes are held 6:30-9:30 PM and weekend classes are held 2:00-5:00 PM