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Basic - Opportunity for women to develop their shooting skills

Duration: 8hours classroom 1 hour range time



Gerard Doris

Instructor Bio

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There are no upcoming classes scheduled for this course.

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Join us for a women-only Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals” is a welcoming and engaging training guide created by a woman for women who are seeking to begin, improve upon, or add to their firearms skills.

With three distinct modules (Women's Basic Pistol, Women's Intermediate Pistol, and Women's Defensive Pistol), this course is designed to reach students who are brand new to firearms and those who are ready to learn more about defensive shooting.

Basics and fundamentals will be introduced, reviewed, and then built upon, while also exploring situational awareness, common types of handguns, ammunition types, malfunctions, firearms handling skills, defensive pistol fundamentals, and the use of deadly force.

Whether you’ve never touched a firearm, you’re looking for the next steps in your training, or you’ve chosen to learn about the skills, tools, and mindset needed to use firearms for self-defense, you can be prepared to carry confidently every day with tips and techniques from experienced women in the world of firearms.

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Topics Covered

  • Developing a Personal and Home Protection Plan
  • Self-Defense Firearms Basics
  • Shooting Fundamentals
  • Gear and Gadgets
  • The Legal Use of Force
  • Violent Encounters and the Aftermath
  • Basic and Advanced Skills...

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Expectations and Outcomes

At the end of this course, students will have learned the following:

  • Universal Safety Rules
  • Firing Cycle of a Handgun
  • Natural and Neutral Shooting Platform
  • Proper shooting grip
  • The use of Deadly Force

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Advanced, Basic, Intermediate, Air Gun, Concealed Carry Training, In Home Defense Training, USCCA Courses, Virtual Simulation, Women's Only Courses

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Documentation Requirements

  1. Please bring a copy of you DL or state approved identification
  2. Please bring a copy of the CCW application.  You can download the from here LSP CHP Application

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

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What to bring:

  • Handgun
  • Ammunition - 50 (FMJ)
  • Close-toed Shoes
  • Lunch
  • Pen & Notebook
  • Extra Magazines - 3
  • Speed Loader