Date(s) - Mar 7, 2021
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Private Property


Building upon First Steps Basic Pistol, our Next Steps – Handgun Fundamentals class is designed for students who desire detailed instruction, training, and practice in the use of a holster. Learn to draw from a holster safely, reload from a mag pouch, move and shoot, how to use cover and concealment and learn self defense skills with a firearm. 

Over the course of a 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, cleaning, 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
*Other topics as time permits


First Steps Basic Pistol.

All students must be legally able to possess a firearm in the State of California.

What to Bring:

Gear: Ear protection (plugs or muffs), 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. We run rain or shine.  

Firearm: Bring a reliable semi-automatic handgun or revolver and at least 200 rounds of ammunition.

We also have Handgun RENTAL packages available with everything you will need, holster, mag pouch, ammo, eye and ear protection. Click on Handgun Rental at checkout.  

Holster: A holster for your handgun is mandatory. The holster 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 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. .

Where to Go:

We will be using the Hillside Private Property, which is located a short drive from central American Canyon. It is not open to the public, and its exact location will only be disclosed to students of the class.  We will start at 9am sharp and continue to around 4pm. Please try to arrive 15 minutes before the class starts.

Students may retire before 4pm and are welcome to leave at any time. It’s better to quit early than to practice making mistakes due to fatigue.

CLASS COST: $145.00   (option for Handgun Rental kit, with ammo, for $255.00)

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