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Defensive Pistol Fundamentals

Intermediate - This is the USCCA Defensive Pistol Course

Duration: 7 Hours Range Time

Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now July 27 Saturday 1 - 8 Students 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Rod Yoder Space Available
Register Now September 7 Saturday 1 - 8 Students 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Rod Yoder Space Available target icon


Defensive Pistol Fundamentals will guide you through the steps you'll need to take to go from just sending rounds downrange to actually training in specific, tested methods of armed self-defense. From stance to grip to physical shooting technique, Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Level 1 will help you hone the edge on your inner warrior expert. You'll get your body working with your gun instead of against it, you'll learn which intuitive skills work best with what your body will naturally do while under stress in a combat situation, and you'll learn to apply this information simply and effectively - regardless of your skill level. You will cap the day off with a live fire scenario based training exercise.

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Topics Covered

Most CCW courses do not provide you will the skills, knowledge and attitude necessary to safely and effectively use your firearm in a defensive situation. This class does. We take you from shooting single rounds to shooting multiple rounds while moving from a variety of positions and distances. This class focuses on "Counter Ambush" training.  It is a great class for the newer as well as the experienced shooter.

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Expectations and Outcomes

You will receive a Certifcate of Competion for USCCA Defensive Shootng Fundamentals

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Intermediate, In Home Defense Training, Scenario Based Training, USCCA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

Email or bring a copy of your government ID

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

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  • Full Size Handgun - One that fits your hands and your mission. Revolvers and Pocket Guns Will Not Work Ex. Ruger LCP
  • We suggest you train with a bigger gun and transfer your skills to a smaller gun if necessary.
  • Ammunition - 300+ (no steel core)
  • Extra Magazines - 3 for a full sized gun, 5 for compact gun
  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • OWB Holster
  • Brimmed Hat
  • Close-toed Shoes
  • Rain Gear
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Thick Belt
  • Lunch (Short Lunch Break Will Be Taken On Site)
  • Water / Beverage
  • Pen & Notebook
  • FMJ (9mm or larger)
  • Magazine Pouch - 1
  • Range Bag

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