NRA Basic Pistol Course - LTC-002

handgunlThe NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting is intended for all individuals regardless of previous shooting experience or NRA-affiliation. This course is up to 8-hours which includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and/or semi-automatic pistols.

Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest position, and two handed standing positions; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules, and take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination, and course completion certificate.

Students should bring their own handgun and ammunition up to 50 rounds. If you currently do not own a handgun, you can rent one from us ($15) and purchase ammo from us as well.  PLEASE NOTE: Current cost of ammunition is at an all time high; some pro shops charge $50 per box of 50 rounds.  Recommend you shop around for ammo because prices vary at pro shops

Please download and read our Liability_Waiver.pdf

This is a Massachusetts approved course for Class A LTC's.

This class is also proof of training for non-resident carry permits in Arizona, Connecticut, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, Virginia, Wyoming.


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Ipswich Fish and Game Association

22 Paradise Road
Ipswich, MA 01938