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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: NRA Basic pistol certificate, Military DD-214, RPG Pistol level 1 certificate, or demonstrate the pre-course assessment. Persons who are convicted felons, have a documented history of mental illness, or who have been convicted of domestic violence need not apply. 


Required Equipment-

  • Pistol,
  • ammunition 150 rounds,
  • eye and ear protection,
  • elbow and knee pads (suggested, not required),
  • magazines and holster for pistol,
  • suitable range attire,
  • 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 
  • Basic Defensive Pistol Skills 
  • Firearms and the Law: Possession, Ownership, and the Use of 
  • Deadly Force 
  • Strategies for Home Safety and Responding to 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

**AM portion of class @ 124 D St. GP.  Afternoon @ Jo.Co. Sportsman Park**

Earlier Event: September 26
Knife Attacking/Defending
Later Event: February 1
Basic Pistol/Concealed Carry Class