NRA Instructor Training: Pistol Instructor

Course Description: This course certifies NRA instructors to teach the Basic Pistol and First Steps Pistol courses.

Topics: Using NRA lesson plans to teach Basic Pistol, First Steps Pistol

For prices and upcoming course dates, check the schedule page.

Length: 10 hours + exam

Prerequisites: NRA basic instructor training (6 hours), NRA Home Firearm Safety instructor (4 hours)

Required Equipment: A centerfire handgun, a minimum of 2 spare magazines or speedloaders, eye and ear protection, a baseball cap (to deflect spent brass and keep the sun out of your eyes) and a minimum of 100 rounds of ammunition. NRA Trainer's Guide and Home Firearm Safety instructor and student materials.

Optional Equipment: See the general policies page for suggestions on food, drink, clothing, etc.

Taught by: Karl Rehn and/or Penny Riggs

Facility: A-Zone Range

Times: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. plus a review and exam session

Scheduled: 1-2 times per year

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