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  • NRA Pistol Instructor Course

Date: March 25-26
        Day 1                         Pre-qualification Exercises & Shoot
                                                 Begin the Basic Instructor Training    
                                                  Primarily the Policies of the NRA

        Day 2                        Continuation of Basic Instructor Training
                                                 Phase II of Basic Pistol Class
                                                 Fundamentals of Teaching
                                                 Preparing for the Class
                                                Organizing the Class

        Day 3                        Continuation
                                                Lesson assignments of material to teach
                                                Classes on range
                                                Written exam

PRICE:  $ 300.00  (Deposit $150.00)

Course Name:  NRA Instructor Pistol Shooting Course

Short Description:  This 16-hour course teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching NRA’s Basic Pistol Shooting course.

More Details:  Prerequisite: Possession of basic firearm safety and shooting skills is a prerequisite for certification as an NRA instructor. Prior to the instructor training, candidates complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-course assessment exercises. 

Description:  Course is presented in two parts: basic instructor training, and discipline specific instructor training. Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course, and complete an instructor certification examination.

Students will receive the NRA Trainer’s Guide, NRA Pistol Shooting Instructor Candidate

Packet and NRA Basic Pistol Shooting course student packet.

This is a 2.5 day course required by many states including South Dakota to become a Concealed Carry Instructor as well as being the first and pre-requisite for several other instructor certifications within the NRA.  This course requires you to take your Basic Instructor Training (BIT) within the prior two years.  The BIT is included Friday night / Saturday morning.  Contact Smoking Gun for details and pre-qualification requirements.  You will also need to complete the Basic Pistol Phase I online prior to acceptance in the Instuctor course.


Alternate Date in event of inclement weather : February 10-11-12 2017

For questions or other details, feel free to contact the instructor:  

Dayle Hammock        605-490-1040    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NRA Pistol Instructor Course

  • Product Code: NRA Pistol Instructor Course
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $425.00

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Range Location

4711 S Interstate 90 Svc Road #B
Rapid City, SD 57703-9511

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