NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting (BPS)
BPS is an 8-hour course focused only on single/double-action revolvers & semi-automatic pistols. It covers in detail, reasons to own different types of handguns, parts & operations, disassembly & reassembly, pistol cleaning, fundamentals of pistol shooting (sight alignment, sight picture, breath control, hold control, trigger control/reset, follow through), shooting one hand, scoring targets, shooting techniques & positions, stoppages & malfunctions (failure to feed, double feed, stovepipe), and competitive shooting programs. Caliber sizes include .22, 9mm, or .38 Special. You must pass the written & shooting exams, to receive certification.
Course includes gun rentals, ammunition, eye & ear protection, targets, and live fire at the range.
Prerequisites – Any firearm safety course AND Handgun shooting experience