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NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course

March 12, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Come learn the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to safely handle and shoot a handgun. During this class you will learn how to safely handle, shoot, and clean a handgun among many other skills. The cost of the course is $150 dollars and requires: eye and ear protection, 100 rounds of ammunition, and an open mind. If you do not have a firearm, please contact us and we will make arrangements for you to use one of ours, ammunition NOT INCLUDED in tuition. Whether you have been shooting for years or you are new to handguns you will learn something from this class.

What to bring:

  • Eye and ear protection
  • 100 rounds of ammunition
  • An open mind
  • AMMO NOTE: Please feel free to bring 22LR Ammo and use one of our guns to preserve your centerfire ammo.

What to Expect:

  • Arrive at Blair County Game, Fish, and Forestry at 9:00AM. For the first portion of the class all firearms will remain in your vehicle.
  • At approximately 11:30AM, Lunch, that is included in tuition, is served.
  • After lunch, we fire the NRA course of fire. This is a minimum of 60 rounds. Students are also given the to ask questions and shoot additional rounds after formal closure of the NRA course of fire.

If you don’t have a firearm, but would like to participate, let us know and we will be able to get you fixed up with the equipment


March 12, 2023
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Blair County Game, Fish and Forestry Assoc
301 Riggles Gap Sportsmen Road
Altoona, 16601
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