Martial Tactical Training of Michigan (MTTM) offers the NRA’s Basic Pistol course. This course covers the basics of handgun familiarization such as vocabulary associated with a handgun, operation, etc.

The course includes information on the following topics, and more:

  • Firearm safety rules.
  • Handgun vocabulary and terminology
  • Basic parts of a handgun and their function.
  • Basic operational understanding of a handgun (how it works).
  • Range rules and shooting safety and etiquette.
  • Proper grips, stances, and postures used when shooting.
  • Acquiring the target (sight alignment and sight picture).
  • Shot control (steady aim, grip, trigger control).
  • and more!

Prerequisites and requirements:

  • Handgun (if you do not have one, please contact the instructor to make arrangements).
  • Magazines for handgun (if applicable. At least 2 is recommended).
  • Ammunition (50 rounds minimum. More is recommended).
  • Eye and ear protection. Electronic hearing protection is recommended.
  • Note taking supplies.
  • Clothing appropriate to the weather. This may be an outdoor range.
  • Food, drinks, and snacks for the day. There are no convenient restaurants nearby.