NRA Basic Pistol Course

Learn NRA’s Rules for Safe Gun Handling & Shooting Fundamentals.

The beginner pistol class is a certified basic eight hour class based on what you need to know to get started with pistol shooting. Once you have completed this class you can decide for yourself if owning a firearm is right for you. Classes are set up to teach you safety, firearm handling, firearm storage, how to choose the right firearm for you, and basic shooting fundamentals. We will spend time in the classroom and will finish up with some fun down at the range.

Please bring a sack lunch, positive attitude and willingness to learn & have fun!! Also, dress accordingly for the range (no open toed shoes or v-neck shirts). Firearms will be provided for you to use but you are also welcome to bring your own. No foid card necessary.

If you have any questions please call us at 815-938-3006 or we can be reached by email at

Additional Info


Age Requirements: ?
Instructor: Tom Quello
Class Fee: $125
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Upcoming Dates:    Feb 6 | Mar 6 | Apr 3 | May 8





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8785 N Baileyville Rd
Forreston, IL 61030

(815) 938-3006


9 am - 7 pm
Monday & Friday
9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
9 am - 3 pm
Saturday & Sunday