NRA Basic Pistol Safety Class with live-fire. This one-day coed class will include range time.. Class will be held at the Wiscasset Rod and Gun Club. Students may bring their preferred handgun, hearing protection and safety glasses. All ammunition must stay in car! Students will practice skills in the classroom before taking a written test and going to the outdoor range. Wiscasset Rod and Gun Club members should ask for a discount code before registering. Your instructor is Master Maine Guide and NRA Instructor, Alice
After registration,if you own a handgun you are encouraged to get out the owners manual and read it. During class we will be learning participatory lecture and hands-on format. We will follow all handgun safety rules at all times. During our classroom session you will practice: being safe with a handgun, how to hold a handgun, how to load and unload a handgun safely, how to clean a handgun, shooting fundamentals, malfunctions common when live-firing and what to do, Other topics covered include: differences between handguns and their parts, how to choose the right handgun for you, storage, ammunition storage, and firearm safety! Each participant will receive a NRA Basic Pistol Handling textbook to use during class and to take home.
Completion of this course for certification requires passing a 50 question written examination, active participation in class, and shooting 20 rounds total with 5 rounds within 4 circles at 10'. If you complete the course, you may use your certificate in applying for a state of Maine Concealed Carry Permit.
Everyone is encouraged to bring their favorite handgun, ear protection, and eye protection to class. All ammunition (50 rounds) must stay in the car! No live ammunition is allowed during the classroom session. If you wish to fire but do not have a handgun, one will be provided with a $25 ammunition fee.
Please bring your lunch, snacks, and beverages. Covid-19 classroom precautions will be followed - masks, social distancing, and hand sanitizing to protect all of us. The range is an outdoor range that we will be using in the afternoon. Please bring clothing appropriate which needs to include closed toed shoes, hat, and long sleeves for your safety. Hearing protection and glasses will be provided if you do not have them.
Wiscasset Rod and Gun Club members should email before registration for a discount coupon code.
|Event Start||04-18-2021 8:30 am|
|Event End||04-18-2021 5:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||02-18-2021|
|Cut off date||04-11-2021 6:00 pm|
|Location||Wiscasset Rod and Gun Club|