USCCA Basic Pistol Fundamentals

Basic - This course is designed for anyone wanting to gain knowledge of firearms and home defense.

Duration: 8



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The USCCA Basic Pistol Fundamentals Course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn the proper way to safely and responsibly use handguns.

Topics covered include: universal firearm safety rules, knowledge/skills/attitude required for firearm ownership,  firearm basics (pistol and revolver), what to look for when purchasing a firearm, shooting fundamentals, gear and gadgets, and basic/advanced skills. It includes classroom lecture and simulation  fire on the range where you will have an opportunity to apply  these skills 

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Topics Covered

We will cover 

  • Fire arm safety
  • types of ammo
  • gun types pro and cons
  • Grip, sight alignment, and trigger control
  • range safety and rules
  • live fire 
  • and gun cleaning 

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Expectations and Outcomes

At the end of this course you will recieve a certificate of completion. And a great foundation with your fire ar

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Basic, Concealed Carry Training, USCCA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

Ny state pistol permit 

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

The instructor requires a copy of your Concealed Carry Weapons permit once you register.

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Live fire exercises will be conducted with pistols only.  Please leave your firearm unloaded, cased, and secured in your vehicle.  Leave all ammunition in your vehicle or in specified areas until instructed otherwise. You will need about 200 rounds of factory target ammunition rated under 1300 fps.  NO RELOADS!

Eye protection and hearing protection are required. Electronic hearing protection is preferred but any protection that provides proper coverage can be used. 

Long pants, closed shoes and properly fitting shirts should be worn. A brimmed hat is preferred if needed but not required. Dress appropriately for the weather.

Please bring your own drinks and snacks for the day.

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