Defensive Handgun I

This is a beginner to intermediate handgun course. This course is a prerequisite for many of our advanced shooting courses. Regardless of your current skill level, you will learn applicable technical information, greatly improve your skills and abilities, and like all our courses we will not only train you, but just as importantly, teach you how to train on your own and maintain your skills. With our low student to instructor ratio we can push each student individually so that everyone gets a one on one experience while in a group training environment.

Some of the topics covered:

  • Firearm Safety

  • Handgun Technical Information

  • Proper Handling, Loading, and Unloading Procedures

  • Firearm Maintenance and Cleaning Procedures

  • Holster Types and Purposes

  • Fundamentals of Marksmanship

  • Fundamentals of Defensive Marksmanship

  • Principles of Close Quarters Engagements

  • Malfunctions

  • Magazine Changes

  • Defensive Tactics and Techniques

  • Target Transitions

  • Tactical Use of Cover

  • Target Discrimination

  • Culmination Exercises

Prerequisites: None

Location: Training Facility, just outside of Martinsburg, WV.

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