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 pistols, causes of firearm accidents, parts & operations, assembly & disassembly, pistol cleaning, fundamentals of pistol shooting (sight alignment, sight picture, breath control, hold control, trigger control & reset, follow through), scoring targets, shooting techniques & positions, stoppages & malfunctions, range layout & limits, pros & cons of different types of holsters, carrying concealed, drawing/presentation of pistol, & competitive shooting programs. Caliber sizes range from .22 – .500. You must pass the shooting & written exams, to receive NRA certification. Course provides certificates to apply for LTC/FIDC.
Prerequisites – NRA HFS or Equivalent Training