Pistol Instructor Training Course

This course is for training Pistol instructors and requires a minimum of 1 year shooting experience with Pistols to be eligible to take this course.

This course gives the students the skills, knowledge and attitude necessary to become a pistol instructor who can teach the basic pistol shooting program. Skills learned are how to teach, shooting positions, body positions, shot mechanics, sight picture, parts of a pistol, ammunition types and uses, the Windchester Marksmanship Program, shooting activities, practical exercises, safe gun handling, hunting skills, cleaning and care of pistols, shooting skills development.

No merit badge counselor program exists for this type of gun.

Class is limited to adults 21 or older for instructor certification.
Youth 18 to 21 can become assistant instructors upon certification.

Class Locations - Friday and Saturday - Pacific Skyline Council Office, 1150 Chess Blvd, Foster City, Ca. 94044.
Sunday at a range - details given at class.

Class Times - Friday 6:00 to 9:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Lunch is the students responsibility

Class Size - 4 minimum to 16 Maximum

National Rifle Association is the only one who can issue Certification(s).

Additional Fees are required to be paid to NRA to become a Certified Instructor / Range Safety Officer over and above the course fee.

Completion of these NRA courses does not certify you as an Instructor / Range Safety Officer until you have submitted your application along with the appropriate fees to the NRA and the NRA has reviewed the application and approved the application for certification.

Once approved the NRA will issue your certification credentials. This usually take 6-8 weeks.

Only once you receive your NRA credentials may you train / supervise others in the subjects for which you are certified.

Safety Equipment required to be brought by the student - safety glasses and hearing protection.