Classes $200.00. Members $150‚Äč

Introduction to Handguns

*Course objective to familiarize new students with the basic principles in operation of a handgun

  • Firearms safety range rules
  • Home safety and storage of firearms
  • Review of operation of a handgun
  • Seven elements of marksmanship
  • Loading and unloading
  • Basic stance and techniques of draw and low ready
  • Speed reloads and tactical reloads
  • Slow fire marksmanship drills
  • Malfunction types and how to clear them
  • Review of weapons set up

Course #1 Pistol

*Course covers all basic skill sets with pistol

  • Firearms safety and range rules
  • Combat mindset
  • Home safety and storage
  • Review of operation of handgun
  • Seven elements of marksmanship
  • Loading and unloading
  • Basic stance and techniques of draw, low ready, on target
  • Speed and tactical reloads
  • Slow fire marksmanship trigger
  • Malfunctions types and clearing weapon
  • Review of weapons set up
  • Safe room and location

Course #2 Pistol 

*Course covers intermediate and advance tactics with pistol

  • Combat mindset
  • Improve speed on draw and reloads
  • Combat techniques of the handgun
  • Failure drills
  • Shoot to stop drills
  • Immediate incapacitation drills
  • Close contact shooting position
  • Kneeling positions
  • Prone position
  • Supine prone
  • Turning drills

Course #3 Advanced Pistol

*Complete review of mindset, combat marksmanship

  • Drawing from exposed and concealed
  • Rhythm drill
  • Shooting at extreme distances
  • Advanced shooting positions
  • Shooting on the move forward, backwards, oblique angles
  • One-handed shooting primary and support side
  • One-handed malfunctions
  • Drawing and firing from compromised positions
  • Shooting around and from inside vehicles