NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting - Instructor Led Course[this course meets
the training requirements for the Colorado Concealed Handgun
Permit][NOT an online course]
Course Length: Day 1 - classroom[8:30 am - 4 pm] Day 2 -
range-8:45 am - 2 pm]
The Following Are The Course
Identify the principal parts of a pistol and the types of pistol
actions, and demonstrate how they function.
State, explain and apply the NRA Rules for Safe Gun Handling.
Demonstrate how to handle a pistol in a safe manner
Identify the different components of a pistol cartridge.
Explain the firing sequence of a cartridge.
Explain how to properly identify and store ammunition.
State the major types of cartridge malfunctions and how to react to
Explain the fundamentals of pistol shooting.
Demonstrate the learning steps to assume the benchrest position, and
shoot from the benchrest position.
Demonstrate the learning steps to assume the Isosceles position, and
shoot from the Isosceles position
Shoot the course qualification.
Properly score a pistol target.
Explain the basic guidelines for selecting and purchasing a pistol.
Identify the materials needed to clean a pistol.
Demonstrate how to safely clean a pistol.
Identify several ways to pursue pistol shooting activities after the
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