The Bridgeport Rifle Club is the premier location to begin your venture into handgun shooting. Our club offers the NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course to any individuals looking to strengthen their firearm knowledge. In addition this course is also required to obtain a Connecticut Concealed Carry Permit.
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 care are also covered. An NRA handbook including everything that is covered in the course is included along with other informational material.
The course is broken down into two parts:
Upon satisfactory completion of the NRA test and firearms handling, an NRA certificate will be signed and presented to the student.
This course is given at our Stratford, CT location on the second Sunday of the month. A detailed schedule can be viewed by Clicking Here. Please check the schedule often as dates and times are subject to change due to weather and other club activities.
For more information or to sign up for one of our classes please contact Joe Ciotti weeknights between 6pm and 9pm at (203)375-0645.