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Defensive Handgun I

Defensive Handgun I


The purpose of this class is to build upon your current firearm skills and improve your confidence to properly use a firearm to defend yourself and loved ones.  You will reinforce the basic fundamentals of marksmanship, and then build skills necessary to become a more competent shooter. The majority of this class will take place on the range with emphasis on proper technique. This class will focus on threat assessment and avoidance, proper drawing of the handgun, various shooting positions, and reloading techniques.  This class will provide the solid foundation needed for defensive handgun usage.


Subjects covered in this class include:


  • Reloading techniques
  • Proper drawing of the handgun, focusing on grip and technique
  • Various shooting positions
  • Cover & concealment
  • Malfunction clearance
  • Review of the fundamentals of marksmanship
  • Threat assessment & avoidance
  • Situational awareness and defensive mindset
  • Physiological and psychological aspects of an armed conflict


Required gear:


  • Serviceable handgun (semi auto and/or revolver)
  • 2-3 magazines (speed loaders are helpful)
  • 200 rounds of ammunition
  • Ear and eye protection
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • A proper holster (no cross draw or shoulder holsters without prior approval)


Optional gear:


  • Magazine pouch
  • Knee and/or elbow pads
  • Water bottle, bladder or other
  • Additional ammunition and/or magazines

    Cost: $124.95

    Length: 4 hours


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