Intro to Shooting

Intro to Shooting

A structured course designed for the entry level shooter teaching the essential procedures to safely and properly handle and shoot a handgun.

The course opens with emphasis on firearm safety with progression to key subjects regarding the necessary skills, mindset, and ability to use a handgun.

Followed with a focused lesson on the core fundamentals where students establish a foundation to be effective and accurate.

Instructor then engages students with a “dry fire” (practice run) of the methods covered to ensure a full understanding and comprehension of the instruction is acknowledged before any live fire is involved.

The class is completed with a live fire session on the range where techniques are practiced with attention on safety, comfort, and accuracy where a raised level of trust and assurance is achieved.


  • Firearms Safety
  • Storage and Security
  • Perceptive Awareness
  • Introduction to Handgun Parts and Operation
  • Types of Handgun Actions
  • Ammunition Knowledge
  • Proper Handgun Manipulation and Handling
  • Correct Loading and Unloading
  • Solid Grip
  • Stance
  • Ready Position
  • Sighting
  • Trigger Control
  • Recoil Management
  • Shot Sequence
  • Clearing Stoppages
  • Handgun Selection
  • Handgun Maintenance
  • Personal Protection Doctrine

What you need to bring:

  • Eye and ear protection (loaners available)
  • Handgun in good working order (rentals available)
  • 50 rounds or more of ammunition per student (purchase available)

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