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Handgun Fundamentals

Basic - For new shooters and those who own a handgun but haven't had much training.

Duration: 5 Hours (Depending on class size)



Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now August 17 Saturday
Pooler, GA
4 - 10 Students 8:30am - 4:30pm Vann Winn Space Available
Register Now October 12 Saturday
Pooler, GA
4 - 10 Students 8:30am - 4:30pm Vann Winn Space Available target icon


This course is for those new to handguns or handgun owners who need updated training, coaching and safety. You will learn the fundamental knowledge of handgun types, nomenclature, safe storage, legal aspects including deadly force and when it is justified and all the 7 fundamentals of marksmanship. You will also learn to efficiently draw and shoot your handgun in self-defense while getting off the X.

The morning portion of this course consists of a live classroom presentation and hands-on training with our safe laser pistols at Top Shelf Ammo, Pooler, GA. After lunch, we will meet at Reticent Warrior Tactics range located at 17 South Rod and Gun Club to complete the day with live-fire training drills and instruction.

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Topics Covered

Handgun types

Pistol nomenclature and operation

Revolver nomenclature and operation

Bullet dynamics

Safe firearm storage

Storage options

Deadly Force


Combat Stance

Proper Grip

Draw Stroke

Natural Body Alignment

Proper Sight Picture

Sight Alignment

Breath control

Trigger press

Follow Through

Recoil Management Techniques

Laser pistol training (indoors)

Live fire training (outdoors)

And moreā€¦

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Expectations and Outcomes

Students will learn to safely handle, load, unload, draw, shoot and store a handgun.

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Basic, Concealed Carry Training, Private Classes (Group / Individual), Seminars / Lectures

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Documentation Requirements


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

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No previous firearms training required.

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