Eight-Hour NRA Basic Pistol-Shooting Course for One or Two at MMTA Firearms Training Academy (Up to 51% Off)

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The course fulfills the Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) requirements to purchase, rent, or transfer a regulated firearm.

Courses take place Saturday or Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and includes range fees.

MMTA Firearms Training Academy

The state- and NRA-certified instructors at MMTA Firearms Training Academy put safety above all else. In accommodating students, they facilitate both mobile and onsite training in classes and private lessons. These gatherings take place at locales such as nearby ranges and hotel conference rooms, where the instructors lead courses such as the NRA FIRST Steps Pistol Orientation along with lessons in specialized topics such as rifle shooting, personal protection, and training to become a range safety officer.


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    Hilton Garden Inn

    14975 Shady Grove Rd.

    Rockville, Maryland 20850

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    Hampton Inn & Suites

    22700 Holiday Park Dr.

    Sterling, Virginia 20166

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    Hilton Garden Inn

    8301 Boone Blvd.

    Vienna, Virginia 22182

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In a Nutshell

NRA-certified instructors teach proper stance and grip and safety rules; live-fire range time for practicing with revolvers and pistols

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 6 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Subject to weather conditions. Classes are non-transferable. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Owning a firearm is not a requirement to participate. Children ages 10 and up can participate with a parent/guardian attending the same course. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.