Hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Seneca Gun Sports Firearm Training

NRA Basic Pistol Shooting

Seneca Gun Sports Basic Pistol Shooting

The main objective of this beginning course is to teach the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a pistol safely.

This is an 8 hour instructor-led course, additional time may be desirable in order for students to develop skills before moving on to the next lesson.

Students will learn the principal parts of a pistol and the types of pistol actions, and see how they function. NRA rules for safe gun handling will be explained.

Students will identify the different components of a pistol cartridge and understand the firing sequence of a cartridge. How to properly identify and store ammunition, identify major types of cartridge malfunctions and how to react to them, and understand the fundamentals of pistol shooting.

Pistol permit holders live fire (shoot actual guns), pistol permit applicants shoot airsoft pistols, however the permit applicant still learns the same shooting fundamentals.

Steuben & Seneca counties require NRA Basic training, Seneca Gun Sports is listed by Stuben & Seneca counties as a recommended trainer.

The certificate for successful completion of the NRA Basic Pistol Shooting course can be used to obtain a Florida non-resident concealed carry permit.

This NRA Basic course qualifies you for other NRA training.


Defensive Handgun Training

Seneca Gun Sports Defensive Handgun Training

This is a USCCA (US Concealed Carry Association) Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals course.

This course is meant for those pistol permit holders who are comfortable in shooting their own pistol and want to take the next step into defensive shooting.

The course covers conflict avoidance & situational awareness, home security and home defense, a review of handgun basics and shooting fundamentals, the physiology of violent encounters, and the legal aspects of using deadly force.

During this course there will be five shooting drills to explain and practice speed vs accuracy, clearing a jam and the trigger's break and reset point.

In addition to bringing your handgun, you will need eye/ear protection, a holster (no cross draws please) for your gun, and 100 rounds of round nose lead ammunition.


Seneca Gun Sports
4705 Route 14
Rock Stream, NY 14878
(607) 243-7243
info@senecagunsports.com