Basic Pistol is a beginner’s course intended to familiarize students with various types of pistols and their nomenclature, characteristics and cycle of operation. The Basic Pistol course is comprised of a range of topics and live fire drills which will enable the new pistol shooter to become familiar with his or her chosen type of handgun, how to safely manipulate the firearm, and effectively employ it at a basic skill level.
What You Will Learn
Handgun Selection Considerations
Cycle of operation
Weapon cleaning & maintenance
Presentation of the Handgun fro m the Holster to the threat
Loading, unloading and reloading
Dry fire drills
Live fire drills
What You Need To Bring
Pistol of reputable brand name
Minimum of three magazines for semi-automatic pistols or speed loaders for revolvers
Wraparound ballistic eye protection
Ear protection (electronic is preferred)
Weapon-specific pistol holster
200 rounds of weapon-specific ammunition
Willingness to learn
Ability to follow simple instructions
Knee and elbow pads
Durable clothing (511s, boots, heavy-material, long-sleeve shirt)
Wet and/or cold weather gear
Sack lunch, snacks and water
This course lasts one 8 hour day.
The cost per student is $150.00.