NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting (BPS)
BPS is a 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, stove pipe), and competitive shooting programs. Caliber sizes include .22, 9mm, or .38 Special. You must pass the written & shooting exams, to receive certification. Course provides certificates to apply for LTC/FIDC.
Prerequisites – Any firearm safety course & Handgun shooting experience