NRA Basic Pistol Training

See the table below for class dates & registration links. 

COURSE NAME:        NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting- Instructor Led Only

DESCRIPTION:           The NRA Basic Pistol class consists of two parts and provides students a Certificate acceptable for application for a Virginia concealed carry permit (CWP).

The classroom session teaches the knowledge, skills and attitudes of firearm mechanics and safety, followed by a live fire qualification course.  Classroom sessions are held at Northumberland County Sheriff’s Office.


Following the classroom session, a live fire session is conducted at the Rappahannock Pistol & Rifle Club ranges, located at: 640 Blueberry Point Rd, White Stone, VA. 22578.

During the live fire session, you will review range safety protocol and complete a live fire shooting qualification exercise and pass a certification examination. Students will expend +/- 200 rounds in completion of two live fire exercises learning to placing five shot groups on target.  You are encouraged to use your personal firearm and ammunition for this exercise, however instructors will provide a firearm and ammunition (.22LR only) if you do not own a personal firearm.

Cost of this class is $100.00 per person.  A "couples price" is offered at $180/couple.   Club members receive a 50% discount. Pre-Registration and fee payment is required. (Ammo is Extra Cost)

Please make your check payable to RPRC and mail payment to the instructor at:  RPRC - Pistol Class; PO Box 391 White Stone, VA. 22578

NRA Basic Pistol Classes

Thursday & Saturday6 PM to10 PM Thu
8:30 AM to 1 PM Sat
Click here to register - Choose "NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting - Instructor Led Only"