• December 1, 2018
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

NRA Basic Pistol Course

This is a Co-Ed course, which includes a Live Fire session.

Course Description:
A pistol, or handgun, is a firearm designed to be fired while being held with only the hands. While such firearms are small and compact, they can be the hardest to learn.

This NRA Basic Pistol course will cover lessons in safety, gun handling, the various types of pistols, the fundamentals of pistol marksmanship, various pistol firing positions, several practical exercises on the firing range, cleaning, storage, and a summary of pistol sports and activities.

Course Goal:
To teach the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and using a pistol safely.

Pistol Knowledge and Safe Gun Handling
Ammunition Knowledge and Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
Firing the First Shots (includes cleaning and storage)
Two-handed and One-handed Standing Shooting Positions
Pistol Sports and Activities
The are no prerequisites for taking this course, and the material is accessible to appropriately supervised mature children.

Course Completion:
Students will receive feedback on the live-fire exercise and a course certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Students Need to Bring:

eye & ear protection
a quality handgun
100 rounds of quality factory ammunition for your handgun

Kaery Dudenhofer is a full-time firearms and self-defense trainer who resides in the Pacific Northwest. She has trained under some of the most respected instructors in the self-defense industry to guide everyday students like yourself through the complex legal, moral, and social issues concerning the use of force in self-defense. Kaery and her husband, Eric, are the proud (and often exhausted!) parents of 7 children. Away from the range and classroom Kaery enjoys time with family — camping, ATVing, and water sports.

Frank Erhart is a seasoned police officer with over 30 years on the street. He spent nine of those years as a full-time SWAT officer in one of the largest cities in the US, and has served as a sniper/sniper instructor, and weapons instructor throughout his career. Prior to his police career Frank served in the US Army as a Special Forces Weapons Sergeant. Frank is a husband and father to 6 grown children.

What Makes Kaery Concealed Different?
Kaery Concealed focuses on evidence-based training and provides practical, street-proven defensive products and training to educate, equip, and empower individuals to protect themselves and their families.  Our instructors are well-regarded professionals and each one has the heart of a teacher.  While relevant experience and outstanding training are absolutely necessary qualities of a good instructor, those things alone do not add up to a good instructor.  Kaery Concealed instructors are experts at conveying information by making it accessible, engaging, entertaining, memorable, and life-changing.


Venue Website:

6411 N Aubrey L White Pkwy, Spokane, Washington, 99208, United States


Founded in 1916, Spokane Rifle Club offers the best and most varied facilities for shooting sports in the Spokane area.  SRC is a member only club and is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year from 8am to dusk.  The facility has an Indoor Pistol Range, Trap Range, Outdoor Pistol Range, and 100 and 200 yard outdoor rifle ranges.

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