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Stamford Tactical
NRA Basic Pistol Class

Congratulations on deciding to get your CT Pistol Permit. Connecticut pistol permit class requirements are fulfilled by our open enrollment NRA Basic Pistol class held in Stamford, Connecticut.

This is the easiest way to get a gun permit in Connecticut, and Stamford Tactical has partnered with FTI because we will be with you through the entire process. We are licensed and insured, and our staff of certified instructors is dedicated to helping you become a responsible gun owner. We will assist you in obtaining your permit, purchasing your first firearm, and we can provide additional training for skill development, home defense, and personal protection.

FTI limits the instructor to student ratio so everyone will have ample access to a certified instructor. After taking our class, you will be able to apply for a Connecticut State Pistol Permit and will gain a comprehensive understanding of firearm safety, operation, and shooting fundamentals.

All students will receive range time with multiple firearms and will leave with their own set of safety gear (safety glasses and ear muff style hearing protection).

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 Date  Start Time  End Time  Location  Type  Cost
Sun Sep 06    FULL 
Sun Sep 20    FULL 
Sun Sep 27 * 9:00AM 5:00PM Stamford NRA Basic Pistol $190.00
Sun Oct 04    FULL 
Sun Oct 18 9:00AM 5:00PM Stamford NRA Basic Pistol $190.00
Prices, Dates, and Availability subject to change.
* indicates class is almost full.
Topics covered include:
  • Firearm Components and General Knowledge
  • Safe Handling of Firearms
  • Ammunition Components and General Knowledge
  • Selecting the Right Firearm for You
  • Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
  • Cleaning and Maintaining Firearms
  • Firearm Safety in the Home
  • Proper Firearm Storage
  • and more...

Most instructors have a brief live fire period using only a 22 caliber pistol. While this may be a good starting point to meet the minimum requirement, it does not prepare you for the vast array of firearms available. To make the most of this experience, we provide a number different firearms and calibers for everyone to try. All firearms are made available to anyone who wants to shoot them. No one is required to shoot anything that makes them uncomfortable. Here is an example list of firearms that are most often fired in the class:

New! SIRT Training Pistol
At FTI we spare no expense to bring you the best permit class in the state. We are the first in the region to utilize the new SIRT Pistol by Next Level Training in the pistol permit class. The SIRT Pistol uses a life size and weight frame equipped with a laser to simulate the shooting process, allowing accurate training exercises in a classroom setting. Sign up today to get your turn with the revolutionary SIRT Pistol.

The NRA Basic Pistol course above is also available as a private session for those who cannot attend a scheduled meeting date or prefer more personalized training. Please click here for more information.

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