Basic Handgun

Location: Field Sports Park (utility range), 9580 Malech Rd, San Jose 95138
Time: 0800-1600
Cost: $200.00
Range Fee: $25.00
Contact: Jeff

Course Description

The first step to being able to effectively utilize a handgun for self defense is understanding the fundamentals of weapon functionality and safe handling practices. This one day class will spend the first half focusing on safety, weapon function and basic gun handling skills. The second half of the day will introduce the student to live fire drills that build on the concepts learned during the morning session.
Students will learn and train in the basic skills necessary to safely and competently operate a handgun.

Skills Covered (but not limited to)

Basic functions and safety
Grip and trigger finger placement
Sight picture/sight alignment
Trigger control/follow through
Malfunction clearing
Threat management
Live fire exercises
Legalities of using deadly force

Required Equipment

Handgun (semi-auto with at least 1 magazine OR revolver)
300 rounds of pistol ammunition
Eye and ear protection

Recommended Additional Equipment

Hat or head covering
Note taking materials (pen and paper)
Bag lunch/snack (we do not break from the range for lunch)
Personal water supply
Extra magazines (semi-auto)/speed loaders (revolver)
Magazine/speed loader pouches