The TEXAS SELF-DEFENSE SHOOTING AND HANDGUN FUNDAMENTALS COURSE is a foundational training course for anyone considering owning or carrying a firearm for self defense, or wants to learn more about handguns.
We cover universal safety rules; situational awareness; handgun basics; types of handguns; defensive shooting fundamentals; legal aspects of using deadly force (including knowing what to do in the aftermath); and a complete guide on gear, gadgets, and ongoing training; and so much more.
This course is conducted 100% in the classroom. The instructor will provide all necessary learning tools and materials.
There will be 3.5 - 4.0 hours of Classroom Instruction based on Michael Martin's 200+ page text book, Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals.
This textbook is NOT included in the course fee, but may be purchased for an additional $25. This is an invaluable resource for your home defense training and planning., supplemented by videos, instructor demonstrations, and active exercises.
No live ammunition is permitted in the classroom.
Lesson One: SELF-DEFENSE FIREARMS BASICS
» Four Universal Safety Rules
» Properly Clearing Semi-Automatics and Revolvers
» Additional Safety Considerations
» Double Action versus Single Action
» Revolver and Semi-Automatic Examples
» Other Considerations
» Ammunition Malfunctions
» Understanding Ammunition, Ballistics, Take Down Factor, Gauge & Calibers
» An Introduction to Home Defense Shotguns, and the AR-15 Platform
» Tasers and Pepper Spray
Lesson Two: DEFENSIVE SHOOTING FUNDAMENTALS
» Muscle Memory
» Proper Grip
» Stance: Body and Arm Positions
» Point Shooting
» Sight Shooting
» Flash Sight Picture
» Trigger Control
Lesson Three: GEAR AND GADGETS
» Explaining Holster Retention
» Types of Holsters
» Other Gear Including Belts, Lights and Lasers
Lesson Four: BASIC AND ADVANCED SKILLS
» Properly and Safely Conducting Dry Fire Exercises
» Self-Led and Instructor-Led Range Exercises from Beginner to Expert
» What's Next?
Bonus Session: VIRTUAL RANGE
» Practice what you've learned with our state-of-the-art laser training pistols
» Learn at-home practice techniques that are safe and fun
» Gain confidence in your basic handgun operational skills
Expectations and Outcomes
An official USCCA Course Completion Certificate will be awarded to all participants who successfully complete the course.
There are no upcoming classes scheduled for this course.