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Basic Handgun


Duration: 3



Gerard Doris

Instructor Bio

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There are no upcoming classes scheduled for this course.

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Are you new to handguns or looking to improve your skills? This 3 hour class is for you! Basic Pistol is an introduction to understanding firearms. We will cover the universal safety rules, how to manipulate a semi-automatic pistol, confirm the gun is unloaded, and fill/empty magazines. You will learn shooting fundamentals including stance, grip, sight alignment/sight picture, trigger control, breath control, and follow through. We will end with time on the range so you can safely apply your new skills.

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Topics Covered

Personal Safety, Handgun Safety, Handgun Fundamentals, Handgun Operation, Handgun Selection, Physiological Reactions to Violent Encounters

Over 1 million students have taken the U.S. Concealed Carry Association’s course offerings across the nation. Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals is a comprehensive classroom course for anyone considering owning or carrying a firearm for self-defense. If you are new to handguns, this is a great introduction to everything you need to know to start your self-protection journey.

This course is a complete guide to understanding the basics of firearms ownership, safety, and nomenclature, and how it applies to home- or self-defense. After this class, students will feel confident to act as their family’s first line of defense in the event of a home invasion or other critical incident.

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Basic, USCCA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

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

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  • Ammunition - 50
  • Handgun
  • Extra Magazines - 2
  • Close-toed Shoes
  • Brimmed Hat
  • Eye & Ear Protection