NRA Basic Pistol For Women
This 8-hour class covers handgun operation, safety/security, marksmanship and other additional information. This class also meets the training requirements of most states requiring training for Concealed Handgun License Applicants.
• HANDS-ON/LIVE FIRE SAFETY TRAINING
• OPERATION OF REVOLVERS
• OPERATION OF SEMI-AUTO PISTOLS
• SIGHT ALIGNMENT, TRIGGER CONTROL
• BREATH CONTROL, STANCE, PROPER GRIP
• HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT AMMUNITION
• CLEANING AND SAFELY STORING FIREARMS
FEES ARE $60 for CRPC MEMBERS, $80/NON-MEMBERS. CLASSES WILL BE HELD IN CLATSKANIE, OREGON. THIS CLASS CONCENTRATES ON THE SAFE, ACCURATE OPERATION OF THE FIREARM AND HAS MORE RANGE TIME THAN OUR INTRO TO CONCEALED CARRY CLASS. ENROLLMENT IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 12 APPLICANTS. ATTENDEES SHOULD HAVE A PISTOL (CENTERFIRE OR RIMFIRE) AND AMMUNITION UNLESS ARRANGEMENTS ARE MADE IN ADVANCE WITH THE INSTRUCTORS; PLEASE SEE THE COURSE DESCRIPTION ON THE WEBSITE FOR MORE DETAILS.
Women desiring initial training in the safe use of handguns; this class is also intended for women seeking to meet the training requirements set forth in Oregon Revised Statues Section 166 for an Oregon Concealed Handgun License. No previous experience with firearms is required. This session is for women only, but the NRA Basic Pistol Class may be offered as an open-enrollment class to both genders throughout the year as needs dictate.
Course Duration, Location:
Approximately eight (8) hours; the class starts with lecture/hands-on safety training at the Clatskanie Rifle & Pistol Club’s Education, Training & Range Complex at 74223 Conyers Creek Road, Clatskanie, Oregon at 8AM Saturday, June 5th, 2010. The range/live-fire session will also be conducted at the CRPC Range following the classroom session. It is recommended that you show up a little early to fill out some paperwork. A “working lunch” is planned and take-out menus from local restaurants will be available for your convenience – you may order your lunch at the start of class and it will be delivered to the classroom, or you may bring you own lunch.
Number of Attendees:
Minimum of four (4), maximum of sixteen (16) per session. Private lessons are available at a different fee schedule; consult instructors for details.
At the conclusion of this training, students should be able to understand the basic safe operation of a revolver and semi-automatic pistol; ammunition requirements, the essentials of marksmanship, firearms storage, care & cleaning. Also included is an introduction to applicable Oregon firearms laws relating to concealed carry, the license application process and how to carry legally, safely and discreetly. The class finishes with a live-fire practice session on the range. This class is taught by NRA-certified pistol instructors.
Each attendee will receive an NRA Basic Pistol packet with an instructional text and other NRA instructional materials. Each attendee will also be provided with excerpts from ORS 166 regarding Oregon firearms laws. Persons who successfully complete this training will be provided a certificate showing proof of training.
Attendees should bring their handgun and a minimum of 50 rounds of commercially-produced ammunition (no reloaded ammunition, please). If you have a concealed-carry holster feel free to bring it as well. Eye and ear protection are required for the range session and will be provided if necessary. If you have prescription glasses, you may wear these in leiu of safety glasses. Please dress for the weather, as a portion of this class is conducted outdoors; no shorts or open-toed shoes are permitted. Bring a pen or pencil for taking notes.
If you do not have a firearm, please contact the instructor(s) in advance. Please Do Not bring your firearm into the classroom at the start of class; the instructors will let you know when the time is appropriate.
Cost for this class is $60 for Clatskanie Rifle & Pistol Club members in good standing; $80 for non-members. Payment is required in advance by check/money order, or PayPal.
CONTACT INFO: (503)395-2668 Ext 3903 if you have questions.