Nothing can prevent you from an encounter with someone who wants to do serious bodily harm to you, however, being trained to properly deal with a situation can mean the difference between life and death. Fundamentals of Defensive Pistol is a three hour course designed for those who are new to firearms and also the experienced shooters who are interested in learning to use a handgun for personal defense. This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of defensive pistol in a non-intimidating and fun atmosphere! Fundamentals of Defensive Pistol takes place at a live fire range where you will acquire the essential skills in a safe and supportive environment. You will learn gun safety, marksmanship, gun-handling and the self defense mindset. You will receive personal attention, and the opportunity to practice your skills through a variety of drills. You will transform your firearm into a useful and effective tool for self protection! At the conclusion of this class you will be both comfortable with, and confident in the use of a firearm for personal protection.

In this 3-hour class we will explore the following topics:

• The Self Defense Mindset
• Gun-handling for Self Defense
• Firearm Safety in the Home and On The Range
• Firearm and Gear Selection
• Proper Stance and Grip
• Fundamentals of Self Defense Accuracy
• Standard Response and Non Standard Response
• Post Engagement Procedures

Equipment Requirements:

• Firearm in a 9mm caliber or greater
• Minimum of two magazines
• Eye and ear protection
• 150 rounds of ammunition in the correct caliber for your firearm

Additional Information:

• Cost: $125 if student provides firearm, ammunition and safety gear (protective glasses and ear protection).
• Firearm, ammunition and safety gear (protective glasses and ear protection) can be provided for an additional fee.
• Space is limited to eight students per class and advanced registration and payment is required! 
• A private class for your group can also be arranged! Contact us at or by calling 724-712-1648 for details!