Training & Education

Our club offers the NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course. This course is required to obtain a Connecticut permit to carry pistols and revolvers.

The primary goals of this course are knowledge, safety and marksmanship. The course is presented in a manner to give basic understanding of handgun types, how they work and their basic components. Attention is also given to ammunition, its components and how it functions. Firearm handling describing sight picture, grip and firearm care are also covered. An NRA handbook including everything that is covered in the course is included along with other informational material.

See below for more details.