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Basic Pistol Instructor-kl: 06/23/2024

Basic Pistol Instructor

Jun 23, 2024


8am - 6pm








Ken Lewis

Ken Lewis

President and Director of Training at the P3TC and the President of the Texas Handgun Association. He is a Range Master, Firearms Instructor, NRA Training Counselor, NRA Practical Pistol Coach Development Staff, NRA/USA Shooting Shotgun Coach, Training and Shooting Range Consultant, a college professor with active security, military, and law enforcement experience, and formerly a National Shooting Sports Foundation Range Action Specialist.

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Certified Instructors teach students the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe, proficient, and ethical use of firearms. 

The NRA Instructor Training Courses consists of two parts: 

Part One: Basic Instructor Training (Must be current within two-years.) 

Part Two: The specific discipline training e.g. Rifle, Pistol, Home Firearms Safety, etc. 

Read the Instructor Training page at 

A BPI candidate must: 

To be an NRA Firearms Instructor, a candidate must meet prerequisite* requirements for the discipline sought. 


Prerequisites: NRA Basic Pistol, Basic Instructor Training (BIT), BPI Pre-course Qualification

Completing this course will teach you:

Who is the course for?

Sportsmen desiring an NRA Firearms Instructor certification for Basic Pistol. 

NRA Basic Pistol Instructor (BPI) Candidates shall complete ALL three items: 

First: The Instructor Led Training (ILT) or Blended Phase 1 online and 2, ILT for The Basics of Pistol Shooting. This is listed as Basic Pistol in the P3TC Course Catalog. 

Second: Basic Instructor Training (BIT) (Part 1), or have completed within two years ( 

Third: The BPI discipline (Part 2)* ( 


*A basic student shooting the instructor qualification (Level 4) in a Basic Pistol course does not count towards a future Instructor pre-qualification, unless the Basic Pistol instructor is a Training Counselor. 


BPI Pre-course Qual: I suggest you read this and do not bring a heavy DAO trigger press, or a .45 ACP.



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Basic Pistol Instructor-kl: 06/23/2024
$ 249.00
22 available

Location of Class:

P³TC Training Facility  
11230 West Avenue, Suite 1207
San AntonioTexas 78213
United States
210-695-0PPP (0777)


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