*Firearms Novelty is copyrighted, "Firearms Novelity" is used instead.

Pistol Orientation course is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific pistol action typefor classes of four or fewer students. The course is three (3) hours long and can include range time for an extra fee.  Students are required to bring the pistol they want to learn on or if they do not own one then one can be provided in the action type they are interested in, additional fees will apply however..

This course , with or without the range exercise, meets Virginia requirements for Concealed Carry Permit AND Florida requirements for Non-Resident Concealed Carry License. THIS IS NOT AN NRA CLASS !!!!

NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting -


Firearms Novelity, LLC is a private and independent entity and is not affiliated with any other organization.  The instruction we offer is done as an independent public service with no assumption of liability (including injury and/or damage to person or property).  Participants agreeing to use our services do so assuming all responsibility and hold Firearms Novelity, LLC and its instructors harmless.

It is your responsibility as a law abiding citizen to know the laws and codes regulating firearms usage and carry authority in your state, city and county, and any state that you carry in.  Firearms Novelity, LLC and its affiliates do not provide legal service nor are they a legal representative.  You need to consult an attorney who specializes in firearms cases for any legal advice pertaining to firearms.

PERSONAL instruction:


$50.00 (Two Hour Minimum)

Hourly Rates Effective as of January 2017

Please Call 434-547-9145 or email firearmsnovelity@gmail.com for More Information

The Chief Instructor has over 30 years of experience providing training to Law Enforcement Agencies and the general public, having received certification from the National Rifle Association and the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services with high honors.  An avid shooter who has competed successfully for many years, he strives to teach everyone the mastery of his skill.

Firearms Novelity, LLC*

Email firearmsnovelity@gmail.com to get the next available date(s) as they change based on interest.

The Basics Pistol Shooting Course has been redesigned in to a two (2) part program. It provides instruction to students on both of the action types of pistols and includes loading, unloading, safety handling, fundamentals, parts, ammunitions, shooting positions, malfunction indications and more through an      e-learning Phase . There is a range period included in this course after the e-learning phase. You Must register through training at nra.orgfor the program.            Phase I is now a course offered by an Instructor or an e-learning program through an Instructor.

 You must register for Phase I and Phase II via NRA.org -- type in zip code and our classes are listed.. Phase II can not be done until total completion of Phase I.  

Course Fee: $45-65, hearing and eye protection are required for the range exercise and are available for sale if needed. (Glasses are $5 and Ear Muffs are $12). Includes Florida Non-Resident Concealed Carry License materials. NOTE -- $ 45.00 for classroom and extra $20 for range exercise(s) .                                

Phase I and Phase II course fees will be $ 65 each, hearing and eye protection are required for the range exercise and are available for sale if needed. (Glasses are $5 and Ear Muffs are $12).Ammunition in .22LR, 9 mm, .30 Special, .40 S&W and.45 ACP are also available.