Fundamental Handgun

Fundamental fills the void in the training community for a course aimed at preparing shooters for more advanced, technical shooting packages. The purpose of the course is to instill proper fundamentals in each shooter and provide them with the knowledge and information necessary to continue developing their skills even after the class concludes. With a heavy emphasis placed on marksmanship and basic manipulation, Fundamental Handgun is designed to take those who participate in the lectures and drills to the next level of safety, comfort and competency. This class is geared towards entry-level handgun shooters.

  • Introduction to the handgun
  • FIrearms safety for training & life
  • Nomenclature
  • Basic Function and Operation
  • Efficient stance
  • Proper grip
  • Recoil management
  • Trigger control
  • Sight alignment
  • Sight picture
  • The draw
  • Reactive & Proactive reloads
  • Malfunction clearance
  • Balancing Speed and Accuracy

Additional topics include:

  • Cost-Efficient Sustainment Training
  • Concealed carry considerations
  • Holster Selection
  • Proper cleaning and maintenance

Class Details

Class Length

— One Day

Class Requirements

  • 400 Rounds of Ammo
  • A functional and practical handgun chambered in 9mm, .40 cal, or .45 ACP with a sturdy, functional holster that provides adequate retention during fast-paced drills. Each student should have at least 3 working magazines.

  • Note pad and pen
  • Appropriate range clothing
  • Ear and eye protection
  • A rigid belt capable of supporting a weapon and spare magazines
  • A holster and magazine pouch that will retain equipment when moving
  • Tools, cleaning gear and weapon lube
  • A willingness to learn
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