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Women's Handgun & Self Defense Fundamentals (2022)

Basic - Women ONLY Handgun Instruction

Duration: 4 hours class time, 2 Hour Range Time (may vary)



Joe Salerno

Instructor Bio

Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now May 7 Sunday
Newmanstown, PA
20 - 20 Students 9:00am to 5:00pm Tom Tumminia Space Available target icon


Guys, do the women in your life feel overwhelmed when they go to the range with you? Do they feel intimidated when you talk to them about firearms? If the answer is yes, then this is the program for them. This is a Women’s ONLY Training Course! No spouses, boyfriends, brothers, or fathers will be allowed at the training. Sorry guys.

Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals is a comprehensive course for anyone considering owning or carrying a firearm for self-defense. The course is a complete guide to understanding conflict avoidance and situational awareness; home security and home defense; handgun, shotgun and AR-15 basics; shooting fundamentals; the physiology of violent encounters; the legal aspects of using deadly force (including knowing what to do in the aftermath); and a complete guide on gear, gadgets, and ongoing training.

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Topics Covered

  • Introduction
  • What's your why?
  • Understanding Firearms
  • A few introductions
  • Clearing Semi-auto firearms
  • Universal Safety Rules
  • Every gun has a safety
  • Learning the "RIGHT" way
  • Shooting Fundamentals
  • Stance, Grip, Sight Alignment, Sight Picture, Trigger Control, Breath Control
  • Much, Much more!

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Expectations and Outcomes

By the end, you will understand the working functions of a handgun, the importance of safety, clearing a firearm, how to line-up a sight picture and pull the trigger just to name a few.

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Basic, Intermediate, CCW, USCCA Courses, Women's Only Courses

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  • Ammunition - 150
  • Long Pants
  • Thick Belt
  • Close-toed Shoes
  • Brimmed Hat
  • Handgun
  • Lunch
  • Water / Beverage
  • Rain Gear
  • Pen & Notebook
  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Extra Magazines - 2
  • Range Bag
  • Holster

  • Lunch
  • Curriculum Textbook
  • Water / Beverage