Basic Pistol Course 1

$150.00 to 300.00 Basic Pistol Course 1 Lesson Plan is 4 hour to 8 hour courses

This lesson is taught in a classroom , it run about eight hours or so. In the class we will discuss the Rules of Safety, Range Safety, revolvers (how they work, history and nomenclature), ammunition and semi-automatics (same as revolvers).

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Lesson 1: Pistol Knowledge and Safe Gun Handling

1. State the course goal and any special requirements for the five lessons.

2. Identify the principal parts of a pistol and the types of pistol actions and demonstrate how they function.

3. State, explain and apply the NRA rules for safe gun handling.

4. Demonstrate how to handle a pistol in a safe manner.

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Lesson 2: Ammunition Knowledge and Fundamentals

1. Identify the different componenets of a pistol.

2. Explain the firing sequence of a cartridge.

3. Explain how to properly identify and store ammunition.

4. State the major type of cartridge malfunctions and how to react to them.

5. Explain the fundamentals of pistol shooting.

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Lesson 3: Firing the First Shots

1. Safely demonstrate the knowledge, skill neccessary to assume the benchrest shooting position with a pistol.

2. Safely shooting a pistol from the benchrest position, using the fundamentals of pistol shooting, at the range.

3. Safely demonstrate the knowledge, skill neccessary to assume a two handed standing shooting position with a pistol.

4. Safely shooting a pistol from a two handed standing position, using the fundamentals of pistol shooting, at the range.

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Lesson 4: One-handed Standing Shooting Positions

1. Properly score a pistol target.

2. Explain the basic guidelines for selecting and purchasing a pistol.

3. Identify the material needed to clean a pistol.

4. Demonstrate how to safely clean a pistol.

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Lesson 5: Continued Opportunities for Skill Development.

1. Identify several ways to pursure pistol shooting activities after the course.

2. Successfully complete the NRA Basic Pistol Course written examination.

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