Basic Handgun - 3 day

About This Course

This course is for the individual who is unfamiliar with firearms procedures or who needs to develop safe firearm-handling skills and a solid foundation of basic shooting skills. Students will learn the basic fundamentals of shooting and how they apply to accuracy. Through demonstration and practice, participants will learn the movement for drawing the firearm from the holster to presentation. From these basic skills, the training will progress into more challenging shooting drills that will reinforce fundamentals while providing lessons that can be practiced to maintain skills. Students will also learn how to identify and correct malfunctions and efficiently reload their firearm.

$ 715.00 / 3 days
Includes a certificate of completion.
Rental equipment available.
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Course Details
  • Topics
    • Safety
    • Characteristics of the handgun
    • Maintenance of the handgun
    • Shooting fundamentals
    • Gear placement
    • Ready positions
    • Reloads and malfunctions
    • Drawing from the holster
    • Recoil management
    • Multiple shots
    • Multiple targets
    • Shooting positions
  • Gear
    • Handgun
    • Holster
    • Minimum three high-capacity (15+ rd) magazines or six low-capacity (7-8 rd) magazines
    • Magazine holders
    • Belt
    • Clear wraparound ballistic eye protection
    • Ear protection
    • Rain gear
    • Firearm cleaning kit
    • Clothing appropriate for climate and conditions
    • Water bottle or other hydration system
    • Knee and elbow pads strongly recommended
    • No cross-draw or appendix-carry holsters
  • Ammunition requirements
    • 1,200 rounds. 9mm (9x19) is the minimum service caliber for this course
  • Skill prerequisites
    • None
  • Lodging
  • Moyock location has lodging available on campus and off campus.

    A variety of meal options can be purchased directly from our on-site dining facility for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    Gear Rentals
    Most items on the gear list may be rented via the application at additional cost or purchased at the Proshop.