FIRST is an acronym for:
Firearm Instruction, Responsibility, and Safety Training
The NRA FIRST Steps Pistol Orientation is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific pistol action type for classes of eight or fewer students. This course is approximately four hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot a specific pistol action type. Students will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; the particular pistol model parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development.
Included in this 4-hour course are lessons covering:
1) Introduction to Pistol Safety, Parts, and Operation
(With emphasis on either Revolvers or Semi-Automatic Pistols)
2) Ammunition and the Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
(Includes Ammunition Compatibility, Identification, & Cartridge Malfunctions)
3) Pistol Shooting from the Two-Handed Standing Position in this course
4) Pistol Cleaning, Storage, and additional Training Opportunities
5) Live Pistol Shooting on the Firing Range
The materials and training methods used in this course were prepared and developed by the NRA through years of experience and constant modification to fulfill the needs of an ever-changing society. The instructors conducting this course are highly trained and are certified by the National Rifle Association.
NRA participation certificate is awarded
Approximately 4 hours Course Cost: $65