Handgun Fundamentals

Skill Level: This class is designed for first time gun owners or those with limited experience.

Prerequisites: No experience required but must be at least 18 years of age or 16 with parent also taking class

Course Description: This beginner level course is for those who have no or little experience in the safe and effective use of a handgun. The purpose of this class is to teach the essential safety skills needed to operate, transport, and store a handgun. Students will learn safety rules, the difference in styles & caliber of handguns, handgun operations, fundamentals of shooting including the proper grip, stance, sight usage, and trigger press. Safe firearm manipulation is demonstrated and practiced. Students will practice techniques using a simulator and then have an opportunity to train with a live fire range weapon. We will also have a discussion on how to choose a handgun that matches your needs.


  • Hands on instruction with a certified instructor
  • Practice time on simulator
  • Live fire range time
  • All equipment needed will be provided or you may bring your own

Size of Class: maximum of 8 students

Session Length: 2-3 hours

Cost: $75 per student, $50 additional if family or friend attending at same time

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