This Basic Handgun Course consists of an introduction to the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to safely handle and use a firearm. 4.5 hours of hands-on classroom consisting of discussion and demonstrations of safety, gun handling, a look at various types of handguns and ammunition, the fundamentals of pistol marksmanship, various firing positions, cleaning a handgun and more. 2 to 2.5 hours at the range, where a participant will perform exercises to improve your marksmanship and get on target. The class could go to 3 – 4 PM depending upon the level Q & A in the class.
Because we know a lot of you are here to learn how to use your firearm for self-defense, we also have an officer from the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Department come in and give about an hour question and answer session on the laws of self-defense and concealed carry and show you several different types of carry methods. This will help get you prepared for the next step.
You need to provide a firearm of your choice and 1-2 boxes of ammunition. If you do not have a firearm, we have a few to loan out, as long as we know in advance. We can tell you what type of ammunition to purchase or you can buy some at the class.