NRA Basic Pistol Class – Phase 2

How do I obtain a Concealed Weapon Permit?
A permit to carry a concealed weapon may be obtained through the Sheriff of the county in which you live. You must meet certain requirements to qualify for the permit. [C.R.S. 18-12-203] Consult your local Sheriff’s Department for more information obtaining a permit. The permit and a valid photo identification must be carried with the handgun at all times.

Basic Pistol – Phase 2

A pistol, or handgun, is a firearm designed to be fired while being held in one hand. While such firearms are small and compact, they can be the hardest to learn.

Course Goal
“To teach the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and using a pistol safely.”
—NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course Lesson Plans

This course is a designed for the student who has already completed the online portion of the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Course (Phase 1).

What can you expect?
This course builds off the NRA Basic Pistol Phase 1 completed by students online. Phase 2 is the hands-on portion of Basic Pistol in which you will learn how to determine your dominant eye, proper two-handed grip, the five fundamentals of pistol shooting, and much more.

What materials will be provided?
NRA student completion certificate. Handbooks will not be provided in this course. Please bring the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting book you received from Phase 1.

The Course Outline:

  • Firearm and Range safety.
  • Explain range commands and procedures to follow.
  • Fundamentals including determination of dominant eye, assuming a proper two-handed grip, and demonstrating the five fundamentals of pistol shooting.
  • Loading, cocking, de-cocking, unloading, and pistol maintenance.
  • Shooting positions (both bench rest and the two-handed grip) and shooting qualifications.
  • Safely shoot a target from the bench rest and the two-handed standing position.


Course Completion
Students will receive feedback on the live-fire exercise and a course certificate upon successful completion of the lessons. Students will receive a “Basic Practical” rocker upon successful demonstration of firing a qualifying “group”. There is a short written test on the lesson material at the end of the course.

Note: This class meets Colorado, Wyoming and Florida Concealed Handgun Permit Training Requirements.

Next Class: TBD
Cost: $100.00 is paying by cash or check $110.00 if paying by credit card or paypal.

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