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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 (Individual waivers granted by Instructor), 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

**@ Jo.Co. Sportsman Park**

Earlier Event: March 23
LE Open Range Day
Later Event: April 27
Basic Carbine Fundamentals