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Introduction to the Pistol

Introduction to the Pistol

Duration: 1 day
Venue: Classroom and range
Prerequisite: None
Required equipment: Semi-automatic pistol, strong side hip holster, 4 magazines, magazine pouch (worn on support side) and 150 rounds of ammunition.

This course is designed for the novice shooter or for individuals wishing to review shooting fundamentals from the ground up. This program is similar to the introductory classes given to basic agents and police officers. Topics will include:

  • Firearms safety
  • Weapon description (nomenclature and operation)
  • Maintenance
  • Sight alignment and trigger control
  • Grip, stance draw
  • Loading / unloading
  • Modes of concealed carry
  • Weapon selection