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Functional Pistol

Functional Pistol


This class is designed for new handgun owners who have had only minimal exposure to training.  Our Functional Pistol course is a strong fundamental class providing shooters with the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to confidently and safely handle their firearm. The class is conducted solely on the range which we feel is the best environment for learning our range is the classroom.

By the end of this course you will be able to understand and demonstrate solid pistol handling and safety. You will accomplish more than you think in your proficiencies with our positively motivated instructors coaching you along the way.

This is a fun and relaxed course designed for your confidence building and establishing a strong foundation to your shooting success.


Subjects covered in this class include:


  • Initial Shooter Analytics
  • Firearms Safety
  • Nomenclature
  • Pistol Manipulation
  • Loading, Reloading 
  • Fundamental Marksmanship
  • Hitting Your Target Well
  • Basic malfunction clearance
  • Securing your Pistol
  • Why Dry Fire
  • Basic Skills & Drills


Required gear:


  • Serviceable midsize to full-size Pistol (semi auto and/or revolver)
  • 2-3 magazines (speed loaders are helpful)
  • 150 - 200 rounds of ammunition
  • Ear and eye protection
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • A proper holster (no cross draw or shoulder holsters without prior approval)
  • Opposing Magazine Pouches

Optional gear:


  • Additional Mags & pouches
  • Knee and/or elbow pads
  • Water bottle, bladder or other
  • Additional ammunition

    Cost: $99.95

    Length:  3-4 hours


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