Intoduction to Handguns

Intoduction to Handguns

This class is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of how to safely handle, function and shoot a handgun. Perfect for new or novice shooters, this is a low-stress course that instills comfort and confidence. Following a classroom lecture covering an assortment of topics, students participate in “dry” drills where they learn to safely handle and function their handgun before firing any shots. Students are then put through a series of live-fire drills where they practice topics covered in the classroom. Students are provided handouts which summarize key points of the class.

Topics include:

• Handgun ammunition types and nomenclature
• Common types of handguns
• Pros & cons to different types of handguns
• Handgun nomenclature
• Basic firearms safety

• Marksmanship fundamentals
• Practical dry drills
• Live-fire drills
• Gun care and maintenance

Student Requirements

  • One serviceable handgun (Handguns can be provided as part of the course)
  • 50 rounds of ammunition

5-6 Hour Class | Cost: $150