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Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fund. Level 1

Basic - Level 1 class starting with Basic Pistol

Duration: 3 Hours Classroom 1 Hr Shooting



Gregg Spathis

Instructor Bio

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There are no upcoming classes scheduled for this course.

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I'm pleased to offer the USCCA's Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals Course based on the book by  fellow USCCA Training Counselor and Certified Instructor Beth Alcazar.  This Course is broken down into three parts:  Basic Pistol; Intermediate Pistol; and, Defensive Pistol. 

You can choose to attend one class, two classes or buy the bundle for $200 and attend all three...which means the first class is free!

We'll provide targets,  certified instruction and oversight and rental guns at no extra cost.  For Intermediate and Defensive Pistol classes, we'll also supply lunch, snacks & beverages.  You buy the ammunition you need and bring it with you or you can buy it from us (prices vary based on caliber of gun).

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Topics Covered

Basic Pistol is an introduction to understanding firearms, universal safety rules, how to manipulate a semi-automatic pistol (clear the chamber of cartridges / strip the magazine and confirm the gun is empty; loading / unloading magazines; charging the firearm, etc.), shooting fundamentals including stance, grip, sight alignment / sight picture, trigger control, breath control & follow through, and an introduction to live-fire shooting.

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Expectations and Outcomes

At the end of the day many of the fears you may have had about Firearms or your abilities will be resolved.

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Basic, USCCA Courses, Women's Only Courses

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Documentation Requirements

Please bring FOID card and Drivers License, If you do not have a FOID don't worry we can work with that.

The instructor requires a copy of your driver's license once you register.

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For the first class we will provide the Firearms. Student must purchase ammo. Students must have Eye and Ear protection as well, and dress appropriately.