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NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Training

  This class includes a separate module that qualifies it as an HQL class, required in the State of Maryland for the purchase of a handgun or any other regulated firearm!

Classes held on weekends

  Duration - 8 hours

  Cost - $150.00

   Possible additional cost:

  Use of school firearms & ammo- $30.00 (If needed)

 You can make a reservation or buy a Gift Certificate at the bottom of the page.

You will learn in this course:

• Types of handguns.

• Functions and parts of the handgun.

• Ammunition types, components & storage.

• Sight alignment & shooting techniques.

• Cleaning and storage of firearms.

• NRA qualification shooting session.

The NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely. This course is 8-hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from two handed standing position; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination, and a course completion certificate.

NRA and MdGTC® Certificates issued upon completion.

Who should take this course:

• Any current handgun owner.

• Family members of current gun owners.

• Anyone contemplating gun purchase.

What is required:

• Handgun and ammo.(Can be provided for those who do not own one at the cost of $30)

• Eye (glasses) and ear protection. (Can be obtained on site at no extra cost)

To reserve your seat a $50.00 deposit is required.

This deposit is a part of $150 class fee.

Please click on this link to read more about the deposit.

Click on the button below to pay a deposit using your credit card

Or send a $50 check or money order to:

Maryland Gun Training Center, LLC

P. O. Box 1395,

Owings Mills, MD 21117-9998

(We offer discount to those who takes multiple courses)


Full value of NRA Basic Pistol Shooting class