• December 31, 2015
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NRA Basic Pistol Instructor

Class attendees get a discount on selected items in our store.

Photos from a recent class:

basic pistol2See class schedule and how to sign up here.

If you don’t see it on our schedule, please request a class by sending us an email.

Class size is usually limited. Please sign up early to assure your place.

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


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


Presented in 2 parts:

  1. Basic instructor training
  2. Discipline specific instructor training

Held at these locations:

  1. Class at our store here – starts at 9 a.m.
  2. Range at location about 2 miles west of Tahlequah

Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the class, and complete an instructor certification examination.

Students will receive:

  • NRA Trainer’s Guide
  • NRA Pistol Shooting Instructor Candidate Packet
  • NRA Basic Pistol Shooting class student packet

Need a hat? We have several styles in stock at our store.

What You Need for the Class

  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Suitable clothing – NO low cut necklines
  • Ball Cap (helps shield your face from flying brass)
  • Personal firearm
  • 100 rounds of factory ammo for your handgun (required for successful class completion)
  • NRA ID number
  • Current State ID