Basic Pistol Instruction

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Date(s) - 09/05/2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

DownEast Personal Defense and Safety


Teaches the basic knowledge, skills and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely.

This course is at least 8 hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Students learn:

  • NRA rules for safe gun handling
  • Pistol parts and operation
  • Ammunition
  • Shooting fundamentals
  • Range rules
  • Shooting from the bench rest position and two handed standing position
  • Cleaning the pistol

Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules Brochure and Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet.
Students will also receive a course completion certificate upon successfully completing course and examination.


Bookings are closed for this event.