NRA Basic Pistol


Goal: To teach the basic knowledge, skills and attitude neccessary for owning and using a pistol safely.

Length: 10 hours.

Description: Pistol knowledge and safe gun handling.  Ammunition knowledge.  Fundamentals of pistol shooting.  Two-handed and one-handed shooting positions.  Pistol sports and activities.  Includes hands-on training in how to safely load, unload and clean various types of pistols.  Live fire exercise at a gun range is included. 

Meets the training requirements to obtain the Colorado Concealed Carry permit.




NRA Home Firearm Safety


Goal: To teach the basic knowledge, skills and to explain the attitude neccessary for the safe handling and storage of guns in the home.

Length: 4 hours.

Description: Rules for safe gun handling.  Identifying and unloading different firearms.  Practical exercises in safe gun handling.  Types of ammunition.  Cleaning and storage of firearms.

Does not meet the training requirements to obtain the Colorado Concealed Carry permit.

This course is provided at cost as a community service to promote firearm safety in the home and community.  Parents may wish to consider taking this course along with suitably mature children.




NRA Basic Personal Protection in the Home


Goal: To develop in the student the basic knowledge, skills and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding citizen's right to self-defense. 

Exceeds the training requirements to obtain the Colorado Concealed Carry permit.

Length: 8 hours.

Description: Introduction to defensive shooting.  Basic defensive handgun skills.  Firearms and the Law; Possesion, Ownership, and the use of Deadly Force.  Strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation.  Selecting a handgun for self-defense.  Sport shooting activities and training opportunities.




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