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Course Details

Firearm Fundamentals


Course Level: Beginners 

Length: 4 Hours



This course will cover the essential skills that every beginner needs to build a solid foundation in firearm safety and proficiency. Plus, the development of the right mindset and body mechanics for effective firearm handling. Our guarantee:  You’ll leave our course with essential knowledge, more confidence, and a solid base for any shooting goal—self-defense, competition, or sport.

Skills and Topics Covered in This Course

  • Safety guidelines
  • Proper stance
  • Grip
  • Sight alignment
  • Sight picture
  • Trigger control
  • Recoil management
  • Reloads
  • Malfunction clearance
  • Firearms training and basic firearms safety rules
  • Fundamentals of shooting
  • The natural action stance and thumbs forward grip
  • Controlling sight picture – perfect sight alignment
  • Basic marksmanship and target analysis
  • Basic firearm-handling skills
  • Presentation from ready firearm
  • Learning Recoil management
  • Loading / unloading and press checking
  • Malfunction clearance drills – Class 1 and Class 2
  • Developing a dry-practice program and dry-practice skill building drills
  • Fundamental diagnostics and self-correcting fundamental errors

Equipment List:

  • Your Chosen Handgun for Concealed Carry
  • Holster for your Chosen Handgun 
  • Minimum of 2 Magazines for Semi-Automatic or Speed Loaders for Revolver (The more you bring, the less time you spend loading and more time shooting!)
  • 150-200 Rounds Ammunition (This may be purchased with us.)
  • Full-wrap Eye and Ear Protection (May be borrowed from the range.)
  • Closed-toe Shoes
  • No V-neck or Tank-top Shirts
  • Pen and Paper

All students must arrive with the equipment/clothing listed above. Those without the required equipment will not be able to participate in the on-range portion of the course.