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NRA Basic Pistol (Clubhouse and LE50)

November 12, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST


Course Description

This course is NRA Instructor Lead Basics of Pistol Shooting is intended for all individuals regardless of previous shooting experience or NRA-affiliation. It is a beginners level course, and is especially pertinent to first time gun owners. The course is open to novice shooters, as well as those with previous firearms experience. The class takes place in a traditional classroom and range environment. Course topics include: gun safety rules, proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, pistol selection and storage, shooting fundamentals, pistol inspection and maintenance, marksmanship, and shooting range safety. Additionally, students will complete live fire training and a nationally standardized shooting qualification while on the range with an NRA Certified Instructor. Students will receive the NRA Guide: Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination and receive a course completion certificate bearing the signature of the NRA Secretary and your NRA Certified Instructor. The course satisfies the training requirements to obtain a Maine Permit to Carry Concealed Firearms. To register for a class please download, print and complete the registration form below. Classes start promptly at 8AM on Saturday. Please arrive a few minutes early. Class size is limited to 10 participants. All classroom and range sessions must be attended to complete the course.


$125.00 per person ($225.00 for couples) S F & G Club members – $100.00 per person or $200.00 per couple


On Saturday, please bring your cased firearm, one or more magazines, plus at least 80 rounds of ammunition.

If you do not own or have access to a firearm:

We recommended not purchasing a firearm for the class. Our instructors have suitable firearms available for class use. They can provide general guidance on firearm selection, given students’ experience, objectives and abilities.


You may download a registration form here:

Have registration questions? Please contact: Hank Wheat (h.207-282-1851, w.207-602-2202)


November 12, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
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Hank Wheat


21 Fish and Game Ln
Scarborough, ME 04072 United States
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