Durham Pistol & Rifle Club
3973 S. Jim Minor Road Haw River, NC 27258

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NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting (July 2022)

  • Saturday, July 30, 2022
  • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • DPRC Clubhouse and Range 6

Cost: $165.00

Registration opens July 6 and closes Thursday, July 28, 2022.  

Registration limited to 6 students. 

Registration is first-come first-served.

Chief Instructor: Tony Benedict

Assistant Instructor: Rick Miller

Email Tony for registration:  bulldogg67@hotmail.com

The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting course covers the following topics:

Basic Firearm Safety      

Safe Firearm Storage     

Pistol Parts and How They Work

Semi-Automatic Pistol Parts and How They Work             

Operating Double and Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistols

Revolver Parts and How They Work

Operating Double and Single Action Revolvers 

Ammunition Fundamentals 

Popular Pistol Cartridges

Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting

Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting Position

Different Shooting Positions      

Common Pistol Shooting Errors

Clearing Common Pistol Stoppages

Selecting Pistols, Ammunition, and Accessories

Cleaning and Maintaining Your Pistol

Pistol Shooting Activities and Skill Development


The cost will be $165.00/student (plus processing fee). Included in the cost is:


-The class

-NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting book (students keep)

-Pistol and ammo provided for live fire (.22 caliber)

-Eye protection and hearing protection

-Use of the range

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