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Women's Pistol 1


Duration: 4 hours classroom, 2 hours range time



Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now April 27 Saturday
Mertztown, PA
4 - 10 Students 0900-1500 Joseph Evangelist Space Available target icon


This course is your basic pistol course, in which we investigate the safety aspects of firearm ownership and use.   Safety is the priority in this course, as well as action types, ammunition, safe storage, and added bonuses with range time. Ladies, bring your own gun, or use one of ours!

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Topics Covered

  • Safety Rules
  • Handgun Anatomy
  • Ammunition Anatomy
  • Clearing a Handgun
  • Storage
  • Proper Grip
  • Sight Alignment
  • Gear & Gadgets
  • First Shots
  • Ongoing Training 

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Expectations and Outcomes

  • Safety Rules
  • Clear a Handgun
  • Safe Handling of a Handgun
  • Properly load and unload handgun
  • Shoot with proper grip and sight alignment
  • An understanding of holsters, gear and gadgets
  • At the end of this course, if you haven't already, you will be able to make an informed decision on your own purchase of a handgun. 

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Basic, USCCA Courses

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  • Handgun or Revolver that you own
  • 50 rounds of target ammunition in the same caliber as stamped on the barrel of the firearm
  • Hearing protection (over the ear electronic is best) 
  • Eye Protection (prescription glasses will suffice) 
  • Notebook
  • Water
  • Snack