The NRA Basic Pistol Course is one of several Massachusetts approved firearms safety courses. On completion of the course you will becertified to apply for your LTC Class A, LTC Class B, or FID card. Our instructors are certified to teach the NRA Basic Pistol Course, which meets the Massachusetts training requirements for all types of firearms licenses. This class is a comprehensive introduction to the world of the shooting sports and is even recommended for experienced gun owners. We also recommend this class for those who reside in states where a training requirement is not needed as the firearms safety information in the course is invaluable to all gun owners. This course is competitively priced at $120 which covers the cost of materials, range time, and ammunition.
This class is valid for Massachusetts and Connecticut firearms licenses and is 8 hours in length, as required by the National Rifle Association.
NRA Basic Pistol Course topics covered include:
- Pistol Parts and Operation
- Types of Ammunition and Safe Ammunition Storage
- NRA Rules for Safe Gun Handling
- Assembly, Dis-assembly, and Pistol Maintenance
- MA laws for proper Transportation and Storage of Firearms
- Basic Pistol Marksmanship Fundamentals
- The Application Process in MA
All of our instructors are MA State Police Certified Instructors and NRA Certified Instructors as well as highly experienced shooters with decades of experience. Please click here to register for one of our NRA Basic Pistol Courses.
More information on NRA training programs can be found here.
All Classes start at 9am and run until 5pm. Courses are held at Independent Sportsmen’s Club in Foxboro, MA .
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For your convenience we have attached the MA firearms license application
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