Defensive Handgun I

 Defensive Handgun I 

8 Hours / $200

This course is designed as a dynamic and intensive handgun class that is great for everyone from beginner shooters to experienced shooters looking to train on core handgun fundamentals. This class will teach students how to balance speed and precision as well as utilize proven problem-solving techniques in relation to weapon malfunctions. Defensive Handgun I serves as a prerequisite for Defensive Handgun II.



Topics Include

  • Safety
  • Fundamentals of marksmanship
  • Presentations
  • Methods of engagement
  • Alternate aim points
  • Drawing
  • Engaging with speed and precision
  • Tactical/administrative reload
  • Critical communication
  • Speed/emergency reload
  • Stoppage clearance and problem solving
  • Multiple target engagements
  • Fighting from retention
  • Immediate displacement to a dominant location
  • Final drill

Required Equipment

  • A handgun chambered for a common defense caliber
  • A quality (non-collapsing) holster
  • At least 3 magazines
  • 300-400 rounds
  • Eye protection
  • Hearing protection


  • Have basic knowledge of handguns

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