First Pistol Introduction: $69.95 (2HR)
The First Pistol course is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper management to one specific pistol action type; the semi-automatic handgun. This course is designed to give you an introduction to basic firearm safety, basic pistol shooting, to give you the confidence to make your FIRST PISTOL purchase.
The two-hour First Pistol is Instructor led from beginning to end. The time includes lecture, and range practice learning firearm safety, and the proper operation of a semi-automatic pistol. At the end under close Instructor supervision students will live fire 4 different semi-automatic pistols practicing the learned skills. As this course is only an introduction you fire a limited number of shots with each pistol.
This course is designed to give you the confidence and knowledge you need to PURCHASE your first pistol. If you already have a pistol look into our pistol 1 course
- Introduction to firearms safety, pistol parts, and operation (emphasis on the semi-automatic pistol)
- Ammunition (Includes identification, and cartridge malfunctions)
- Introduction to the basics of pistol shooting (stance, grip, sight alignment and trigger control)
- Pistol shooting from the two-handed standing position
- Eye protection
- Hearing protection (electronic recommended)
- Range clothing appropriate for outdoor range and weather conditions
- Athletic shoes, no open toe shoes or sandals
- Water and snacks