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NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Workshop
Course Price: $See registration page
Course Times: 11 hours
Course Designer: NRA and David S. Jenkins
Have you ever wondered what it takes to become an NRA-Certified Pistol Instructor? It takes Knowledge, Skill, and Attitude. If you have all three, you may be a good candidate for the next Instructor Development Workshop (IDW).
Oftentimes, an NRA-Certified Pistol Instructor is the first point of contact for a new shooter looking to learn about the shooting sports. That is an awesome responsibility to have. A good instructor will have a good approach to training, and possess a desire to help the new student succeed.
The RPD, LLC instructional methods have been used to create well-rounded students and instructors for other subjects and organizations.
If you are a new Instructor, the BIT (Basic Instructor Training) must be completed in conjunction with the module you prefer to take. If you already have the BIT, contact us for details for the Basic Pistol Instructor module.
new instructors must complete the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Phase 1
online. The cost is 60.00 and you should visit the following page: https://onlinetraining.nra.org.
pass the course with a 90% or better score. Afterwards, contact me with
your score and PIN number to register for the BIT and Pistol Instructor
How to instruct students in the NRA's Basic Pistol curriculum
The cost listed above does not include the BIT component cost. If you already have the BIT, contact us for details for the Basic Pistol Instructor module.
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Here's the the link for the Basic Instructor Training: http://www.safeinrochester.com/courses.php?id=63
Most of the materials for this workshop are covered as part of the tuition. You will receive a list of additional required materials upon registration.
All new instructors must complete the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Phase 1 online. The cost is 60.00 and you should visit the following page: https://onlinetraining.nra.org.
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You must pass the course with a 90% or better score. Afterwards, contact me with your score and PIN number to register for the BIT and Pistol Instructor course.
If you are a new instructor candidate, you must also attend the Basic Instructor Training (BIT) workshop as a prerequisite to this workshop. http://www.safeinrochester.com/courses.php?id=63
- Current NRA membership or application during the workshop.
- Successful completion of the NRA Basic Pistol Course within the past year with a passing grade of 90% or better on the course exam.
- Be able to demonstrate and discuss the Three NRA Fundamental Rules of Gun Safety.
- A working knowledge of both revolvers and semi-auto pistols.
- The basic fundamental skills of shooting.
- Be able to shoot a sub 5" group from 15yds without a warmup or practice.
- Have verifiable shooting experience.
- Be willing to learn modern techniques and training doctrine.
- Be more than ready, willing, and able to give back to the shooting
sports, and be an ambassador to the NRA and the shooting sports.
- Be willing to learn new techniques and training doctrine.
- Be educated on gun rights issues and be able to converse with others in a
factual and respectful manner to dispel the myths and inaccuracies
surrounding the forearms world.
Frequently Asked Questions
HI Dave, thank you again for a great weekend of training and I can promise you that I will be back for more. I want to get as much training as I can to be able to teach as much as I can. Also thank you for not being the " short cut guy " it is important to me that the training I get reflect myself and how I believe firearms should be treated as to protect our rights of the second amendment. Thanks again Dean C
- - Gillett, PA
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