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Instructors at Mountain Maryland Firearms Training will teach the Basic Knowledge, Skills, and Attitude Necessary for Owning and Using a Pistol Safety.


The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting is an ILT (Instructor Led Training) Course that teaches the Knowledge, Skills, and Attitude necessary for owning and using a pistol safely.  The course is intended for all adults regardless of previous shooting experience or NRA affiliation.   

Some of the topics include but are not limited to :

Gun Safety Rules

Proper operation of revolvers and semi-automated handguns

Ammunition selection and knowledge

Selecting and storing a handgun

Basic Shooting fundamentals

A NRA Certified Instructor will teach gun safety rules, range protocol, proper handling, loading/unloading procedures, application of pistol shooting fundamentals, and a live fire and written test.  Students must pass with a 90 % or better on the written test and pass the shooting qualification in order to receive a certificate.  

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