Date(s) - Aug 19, 2023
9:00am - 1:00pm
Richmond Rod and Gun Club
Defensive Handgun 1 is the “Next Steps” in your training, building upon everything you learned in First Steps Basic Pistol. This class is designed to get you Up to Speed with the Safe use of a Holster and Magazine Pouch, Handgun Fundamentals/ Precision Shooting, Comfortable Moving and Shooting with a Handgun, How to use Cover and Concealment, Self Defense Mind Set and Concepts while prepping you for real world scenarios.
Over the course of four hours, our friendly instructors will combine classroom and range time to establish good habits and proper fundamentals such as:
*Holster purpose, selection, consideration for method of carry and materials available.
*Proper procedure for loading and unloading, holstering and unholstering, storage, and transportation of a firearm/ammunition.
*Malfunction drills, to include alternative malfunction clearance and loading procedures
*An introduction to cover and concealment, and the use thereof
* Moving and shooting / Self Defense Concepts
First Steps Basic Pistol Class, CCW or Equivalent Class
All students must be legally able to possess a firearm in the State of California.
What to Bring: (handgun rental with all equipment needed for class is available at checkout)
Gear: Ear protection (plugs or muffs, electronic muffs preferred), eye protection (wrap around glasses or glasses with some form of side protection preferred). Athletic shoes. It’s an outdoor range so check the weather and dress accordingly. Class proceeds rain or shine, and will only be cancelled if the conditions become unsafe.
Firearm: Bring a reliable semi-automatic handgun with at least 3 magazines or revolver and at least 200 rounds of ammunition.
Holster and Magazine Pouch: A holster for your handgun and mag pouch is mandatory. They should be reliable, made of a solid common material, in good working condition. An outside the waistband, hard-sided holster that does not close on itself when the gun is removed is strongly preferred.
One of our staff members will provide more details about the class, exact location, and ammo, in a confirmation email that will be sent approximately 1 week before the class date.
Personal: Bring your own lunch and any personally required items. .
Class Cost: $195.00
Handgun Rental Kit: ADD $45.00 ($240.00 total)
Handgun Rental Kit WITH AMMO: ADD $110.00 to base price ($305.00 total)