Defensive Pistol 1 


Cost- $150

Pre Requisites-

Shooters must show the basic skills of safe gun handling and proof of shooting experience. Proof of shooting experience can be one of the following: Military DD-214, RPG Basic Pistol certificate, or demonstrate the pre-course assessment. Persons who are convicted felons, have a documented history of mental illness (individuals can be assessed by instructor for waiver to participate), or who have been convicted of domestic violence need not apply. 


Required Equipment-

  • Pistol and holster,
  • ammunition 150 rounds,
  • eye and ear protection,
  • elbow and knee pads (suggested, not required),
  • magazines and holster for pistol,
  • suitable range attire (weather appropriate),
  • notebook and pen,
  • sunscreen, 
  • hydration. 


Course Summary-

This course was designed to develop the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a firearm for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding citizen’s right to self-defense.


This Course Includes-  

  • Introduction to Defensive Shooting 
  • Dry Fire and Live Fire Drills
  • Basic Defensive Pistol Skills 
  • Winning a Violent Confrontation 
  • Selecting a Pistol for Self Defense 
  • Concealing vs. Open carry 
  • Drawing from concealed carry 
  • Drawing from open carry 
  • How to use a pistol at EXTREME CLOSE RANGE 
  • Further Training Opportunities  
  • Course Review and Examination