Introduction to Defensive Handguns

Our Introduction to Defensive Handguns Course is designed to educate the student about the handguns that are best for personal defense inside the home, and how to use them efficiently in the context of a home defense scenario. This course is designed for those new to firearms who are interested in learning specifically about using a handgun for personal defense. No firearms experience necessary.

This is a hybrid course with e-learning material that should be completed prior to the live-fire training session. The online material will better prepare you for the live-fire training session, and allows more time to absorb the information for better retention.

Topics Covered:

  • Firearm Safety
  • Defensive Shooting Fundamentals
  • Overview of Defensive Handgun Types and Which Ones are Best for Personal Defense (E-Learning)
  • Fundamental Tactics for Home Defense (E-Learning)
  • Responsible Defensive Firearms Staging and Storage (E-Learning)
  • Communicating with 911 and Dealing with a Law Enforcement Response (E-Learning)
  • “Home Defense” shooting situation

Required Gear:

  • Defensive handgun, loaners available on request
  • 200 rounds of ammunition (100 for revolver shooters)
  • Hearing and Eye Protection

Cost: $175

** Also available as a ladies only course.