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Beginners Pistol

Basic - 2-4 person training for those with little or no pistol experience.

Duration: 2 hours per class, minimum.

$100.00

Fee

Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now February 19 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now March 5 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now March 19 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now April 2 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now April 16 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now April 30 Sunday
1097 Day Class
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now May 14 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now May 28 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now June 11 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now June 25 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now July 9 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now July 23 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now August 6 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now August 20 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now September 3 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now September 17 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now October 1 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now October 15 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now October 29 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now November 12 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
Register Now November 26 Sunday
Waxahachie, TX
2 - 4 Students 2pm - 4pm Jason Gouffray Space Available
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Description

2 hours of beginner level skills, techniques, and marksmanship training for first time and beginnner shooters.  Platforms covered are various pistol makes, models, and optics.  We will go over loading, reloading, sight alignment, sight picture, basic weapon manipulation, dismantling/cleaning, and basic malfunction clearing.  You will learn the basics of using iron sights and red dot/holographic style optics systems on a variety of pistol platforms. 

This class is a dry fire and live fire class. Various sizes of firearms will be used, from small single stack concealed carry weapons, to double stacked full size high capacity pistols.  This is to familiarize a student with a variety of what is offered on the markety today and help them in making informed future firearms purchases.  

Ammunition usage is minimal and will be less than 50 rounds per student.  All company weapons are in 9mm.  You can bring your unloaded firearm to learn on if you like, but you must inform Defensive Bravo via email if you are bringing your weapon.  If you do not have a weapon, Defensive Bravo will be providing the various weapons and optic systems mentioned above in the class.  

Depending on class size, we will either be at Shoot Smart, or Extreme Tactics and Training Solutions.  Email defensivebravo@gmail.com for locations.  

If you would like a different date than what is offered, please contact the instructor to request a date(s) for the course.  Most classes requested for 2 weeks after date of request, can be met.

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Topics Covered

Basic operation of various pistols, including your own if you bring it.  Proper grip, trigger pull, and recoil control.  Sight alignment and sight picture with iron sights and various electronic optics.  Basic malfunction clearing.  Dissassembly, cleaning, and general maintenance.  

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Expectations and Outcomes

This is an introductory class created for first time and beginner shooters.  It is designed to slowly, and safely, ease the student into firearms for self defense.  By the end of this class you will have a basic knowledge of the topics mentioned above and will be a more well informed firearms consumer.  Students who complete this course are qualified for live fire in the Intermediate level courses.

You are expected to perform when you come to a training class with Defensive Bravo.  The outcome will be the ever growing ability for you to defend yourself and your family like the professionals do.  Emphasis on safety, mindset, stress management, marksmanship, and tactics curated for each individual student.

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Types

Basic, Women's Only Courses

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Documentation Requirements

You are required to email defensivebravo@gmail.com upon class registration to inform the instructor of your group size so a location determination can be made.  Additionally, a valid Driver's License or Sate Issued ID card for each student is required by Defensive Bravo, Shoot Smart Alliance, and Extreme Tactics and Training Solutions.  The Defensive Bravo Waiver, as well as the shooting range locations waver, must be signed before class can begin.

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

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Requirements

If you are a new student you simply need to wear pants with a belt.  No shorts will ever be allowed for safety reasons.  Training weapons will be provided for dry fire drills, or when deemed necessary.  You can use your firearm of choice to train with or you can use the many proivided in this class.  It is always best to train with the weapon(s) you intend to utilize for self defense.  Your gun is always the best gun to train with.  But if you don't have one, this course will aid you in your firearm purchase decision.  You must inform Defensive Bravo via email if you are bringing your own firearm.  

Unless otherwise instructed, ammunition is the responsibility of the student.  Both ranges provide ammunition for sale, but it isn't always in stock.  It's best to have a box (50 rounds of 9mm) with you when you come to class.  No steel casing or steel core rounds.  

Eye and Ear protection can be purchased at the range if needed, but again, not always in stock.  Bring your own if you have them.  Prescription glasses qualify as eye protection.  Electronic hearing protection is recomended, but not required.  

A baseball cap or hat is recomended but not required.  

No low cut shirts is recomended as hot shell casings can cause minor burns.