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Pistol Class - Regular Price 1 day before event starts $120.00 $0.00
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Must be purchased at least 7 days in advance
7 days before event starts $99.00 $0.00

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Massachusetts approved firearm safety courses for handgun permits and Firearm Identification cards.

We pride ourselves on providing the best course in the state! The fee includes full hot breakfast, lunch, and all course materials, including ammunition. You will shoot both revolver and semi-automatic pistols. (Real ones, not simulators!)

Please note this NRA Basic Pistol course is a full 11-hour class, including 1 full hour on MA gun law as required by the MA State Police. Both NRA and MA certificates are issued. Breakfast starts at 7am and class ends at 6:30pm. Instructors are certified by the NRA and State of MA.

Pre-registration on this site is required and the class size is strictly limited to sixteen students. 

Students must be at least 16 years old. Students under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian throughout the class day. (no extra charge for parent/guardian)

Class Curriculum:

Sign in and breakfast provided by the club 
Welcome, Introductions, Facilities, Course Overview
Introduction to MA Gun Law  
Pistol Knowledge  Selecting and Purchasing a Pistol
Fundamentals of Safe Gun Handling 
Practical Exercise: Loading and Unloading Pistols
Ammunition Knowledge
Open questions and lunch provided by ASC
Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting  
Pistol Sports and Activities
Shooting Positions and Dry Fire Exercises
Range Safety Rules, and Questions                                 
Live Fire    (50 rounds)                                                                                
Written Examination    
Cleaning Pistols
Certificate Awards and Closing Comments 

Cancellation policy:
You may cancell via this web site up to 14 days prior to the class date and receive a full refund. There are no refunds for cancellations less than 14 days prior to the class. To cancel a registration: 1. Go to the EventBrite site and log in ( 2. click on the "My Tickets" link. 3. Click the "View Order" button for the class you want to cancel. 4. Click the "Cancel Order" button and confirm.

Have questions about Basic NRA Pistol Course? Contact Andover Sportsmen's Club

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Andover Sportsmen's Club
655 Middleton Road
North Andover, MA 01845


Andover Sportsmen's Club

Andover Sportsmen's Club is dedicated to safe participation in the shooting sports by people of all ages in a friendly social setting.

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