Pistol Instruction

The Brunswick Sportsman’s Club offers both the Basic Pre-License and Advanced Post License Pistol Classes throughout the year. The emphases of both courses are firearm safety and knowledge. All classes are taught by NRA Certified Instructors.

The Basic Pre License course is for the individual who is seeking their NYS Pistol Permit. In addition to Safety, we cover the Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting, review the most common types of handguns, ammunition components and firing sequence as well as care and storage of handguns. The course duration is 4 hours and does not involve live fire due to NYS law. The cost of this course is $50, which includes a copy of the NRA Basic Pistol Shooting student book for each registered student.

The Advanced Post License Course is for the individual that is seeking a non-restricted NYS Pistol Permit (please consult with your Pistol Permit Clerk) and those looking to gain “hands on” experience and a more in depth knowledge of Pistol Shooting. Generally, an individual should have their pistol permit for at least one year before taking this course. Additionally, the individual should be thoroughly familiar with their firearm, and have practiced with it on a regular basis. This course involves classroom training and about 50 rounds of live fire. The course duration is approximately 5 hours. The cost of this course is $50.

Please see our Event Calendar for specific dates/time OR,

Rensselaer County Firearms Training Site

Alternatively, contact Scott Clemens at sjcmba@yahoo.com for more information.