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Handgun Fundamentals - Semi-automatic (Blended)

Basic - A beginner course using online classroom & range time.

Duration: 6-8 hours online classroom, 3 hours range



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There are no upcoming classes scheduled for this course.

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Beginner handgun course that is for someone who has little or no experience with a handgun.  It teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a handgun safely.

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Topics Covered

  • Safety and storage
  • Single & Double Action Revolvers and/or Semi-Automatic Handguns
  • Handgun parts (nomenclature) and operations
  • Handgun ammunition
  • Range rules
  • Marksmanship fundamentals
  • Shooting positions
  • Cleaning

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Expectations and Outcomes

The course includes ONLINE classroom and range.  Students learn to shoot a semi-automatic handgun along with the learning the rules for safe gun handling; handgun parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from a seated supported and two handed standing positions; and cleaning the pistol.

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Basic, NRA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

  1. Upon registration, the student will be sent a link with a course code to register and take the online portion of the course.
  2. The student does not need to own a pistol to take this course.
  3. If they already own one, they are encouraged to bring it.
  4. Ensure that the pistol and the magazines (if a semi-auto) are not loaded

The instructor requires a copy of your Government Issued ID once you register.

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Additional gear required:

  • Online Portion - Computer, tablet, or mobile device with internet access
  • Eye Protection
  • Ear protection (electronic preferred)
  • Snacks/WATER
  • Seasonal weather gear/rain gear