USCCA Womens Handgun and Self Defense Levels 1 & 2

Basic - An opportunity for women to develop their shooting skills from the basic through the intermediats level

Duration: 4 hours classroom, 1 -2 hour range



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Womens Handgun and Self Defense Fundamentals is geared specifically for women. It is broken down into three separate levels for easy learning. Level 1, Basic Pistol and Level 2, Intermediate Pistol are taught together in this one course to prepare you for Women"s Defensive Pistol.

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Topics Covered

Womens Basic Pistol Includes

  • Why are you here?
  • Understanding Firearm
  • Universal Safety Rules
  • Learning the "Right" Way
  • Stance and Grip
  • Sight Alignment and Picture
  •  Trigger and Breath Control
  Women's Intermediate Pistol Includes
  •  Revolvers Versus Semi-Automatics
  •  Universal Safety Rules Review
  •  Advantages and Disadvantages
  •  Cycles of Operation
  •  Common Malfunctions
  •  Holsters and Concealed Carry
  •  Establishing Boundaries
  •  Color Codes Of Awareness, Situational Awareness
  •  Survivor Mindset
  •  Shooting Fundamentals Review
  •  Multiple Shots
  • Multiple Targets
  • One-Handed Shooting Clearing MalfunctionsTHIS ISN'T YOUR CHEAPO GUN SHOW CLASS

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Expectations and Outcomes

To develop an understanding of the safe handling of firearms. To learn and perform the basic functions of a firearm and leave this class with a new confidence and sense of responsibality. You should acquire the proper knowledge, skills and attitude of a responsibly armed citizen. 

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Basic, Intermediate, Concealed Carry Training, In Home Defense Training, USCCA Courses, Women's Only Courses

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Documentation Requirements

Drivers License or Other Government Issued Picture ID

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

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Student should bring their Handgun, spare magazine, Eyes and Ears , and 50 rounds of ammunition.
Long pants , closed toe shoes, and a brimmed hat are recommended