Learn more about NRA Basic Pistol training.

Teaches Chicago area shooter the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely. This NRA Basic Pistol class is the perfect class for the beginner shooter, or the experienced shooter looking to get formally trained in the safe handling and usage of a firearm.

Alpha Koncepts also offers Alpha Pistol Basics.

This NRA Basic Pistol course is at least 8-hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest position, and two handed standing positions; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development.

NRA Basic Pistol now counts towards 8 of the 16 hours of required training for your Illinois Concealed Carry License. This class also qualifies as full training for your Arizona or Florida Concealed Carry permits!

Students Attending the NRA Basic Pistol Class Will Receive…

Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, NRA Holster Selection Guide, and more. Upon successfully completing the course, students will receive a genuine Nationally recognized NRA Basic Pistol Training Certificate.

Qualifications to attend the NRA Basic Pistol Shooting course…

Students must have the right attitude and willingness to learn.

Mature children and teenagers may attend this class if being accompanied by an adult.

An Illinois Firearm Owner Identification card is NOT a requirement to take this class, however the student must not believe that they are forbidden from possessing a firearm for any reason.

You do NOT need your own firearm to attend an NRA Basic Pistol course, firearms will be provided for those who need.

The NRA Basic Pistol class is perfect for those who want to better understand firearms or are seeking their Illinois Concealed Carry License. Senior Citizens and mature Juniors are welcome.

We offer NRA Basic Pistol training classes in and around the Chicago area including Des Plaines, Lombard and Gurnee. Contact us for more information, or check our calendar for upcoming events…

Please be aware that as of 2016, NRA Basic Pistol has been phased out by the NRA and replaced with NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting. Alpha Koncepts also offers Alpha Pistol Basics.

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