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Handgun Fundamentals & Safety

This course is four hours long, consisting of three hours of lecture time and one hour of live fire exercises. The "lectures" will consist of open dialog, question/answers, discussions, interactive demonstrations, videos, and more. This is a FUN and SAFE way to be introduced to handguns. This course aims to effectively teach firearm safety, range safety, and the 7 fundamentals of effective shooting.

*Note* - There is a strict limit of participants in this course to ensure that each student has adequate one-on-one time with the instructor.

Handgun Fundamentals & Safety

The following topics will be covered:

What you will need:

  • $140 (tuition fee is $35 / hour)
  • 50 rounds of ammunition for a firearm you bring (personal firearm is NOT required, but is optional)
    • If you do not bring your own firearm, please bring 50 rounds of 9mm ammunition (available below at $.40 / rd)
  • 50 rounds of .22 LR ammunition
    • Available below for $.15 / rd
  • Notebook and pen
  • OPTIONAL: Your own handgun
    • If you bring your own firearm, please bring 50 rounds of standard range ammunition (no armor piercing, tracers, etc.)
    • *NOTE* - Firearm and Ammunition MUST be inspected by instructor prior to the beginning of the class

Level of Proficiency Student can expect to achieve:

  • True working knowledge of the 4 Rules of Gun Safety
  • Safely conduct themselves in a range (understanding range commands, rules, vocabulary, etc.)
  • Safely and immediately check the status of a handgun (loaded, safety, etc.)
  • Safely Load and Unload a handgun
  • Shoot 80% accuracy of a "combat effective" sized-target from a distance of 21 feet
  • Identify (by correct name) the primary parts of a handgun

What Will Be Provided:

Upcoming Course Dates:


To see some highlights from previous classes, please see the video below:

This is NOT an NRA Approved Course.

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