Other Shooting Information

Piedmont NRA Instructors has developed additional materials to further your course experience. Please feel free to view and print the materials provided below. You may redistribute freely any materials noted with an *. Acrobat Reader is required to view materials on this page. If you don't already have it, it's available from Adobe.


 
Pistol Marksmanship Training Guide*   The US Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning's Pistol Marksmanship Training Guide. A GREAT reference to marksmanship covering the fundamentals of marksmanship, techniques of fire, and the influence physical fitness and diet have on marksmanship.
     
Beyond the Classroom ...   Piedmont's guide to shooting information. Includes sections on websites and books of interest to shooters as well as shooting range information and locations, polical and activist groups, competitive groups and activities, and defensive shooting information.
     
Sight Picture Diagram   A diagram of the true sight picture as seen when sighting a pistol. Notice the sharp focus of the front site and the blurred focus of the rear site and target.
     
Summary of Virginia Firearms Law*   An unofficial summary of the laws of Virginia relating to firearms.
     
Tips on Staying Safe   A great document describing tips for staying safe for everyone.
     
I Am The Bullet   December 2004 article from S.W.A.T. Magazine
     
Raging Against Self Defense   A Psychiatrist Examines The Anti-Gun Mentality. By Sarah Thompson, M.D.
     
Diagnostic Target for RIGHT-Handed shooters*   This target can assist you in diagnosing the causes for errors of marksmanship and aid in your shooting proficiency.
     
Diagnostic Target for LEFT-Handed shooters*   Same as above but LEFT-HANDED.
     
Sight Adjustment Diagram   Though Piedmont NRA Instructors recommend that no beginner perform sight adjustments without the advise and assistance of a local gunsmith, this diagram illustrates that when performing sight adjustments, you move the sights in the direction that you would like to move the holes in the target. Diagram courtesy of PTOOMA Productions, from The Complete Glock Reference Guide, PTOOMA Productions, LLC
     
Northern Virginia Training Counselors   Instructor and Training Counselor Training in the Northern Virginia area
     
Holster Suppliers   A list of Holster Suppliers