The First Time Gun Owner Course

Pistols and revolver assorted firearms f


TUITION:  $125


Course description:

With the rise in firearms purchases in the last three months, there are first-time gun owners who are purchasing firearms for self-protection with little or no training.  This course is designed to provide the necessary skills in safe gun handling and to teach the fundamental use of a firearm.  We owe it to ourselves, our family, and our community to be safe and responsible firearms owners.

Topics covered:

  • Handgun nomenclature

  • Gun manipulation

  • Loading and unloading 

  • Cleaning and maintenance

  • Sight alignment / sight picture

  • Discussion of handgun cartridges

  • The pros and cons of different bullet types

  • Safe storage


Equipment needed:

  • Pistol or revolver

  • 150 rounds of ammunition

  • 2 magazines for the pistol

  • Loose rounds for the revolver

  • Ear & eye protection

  • Hat

  • Notepad and pen

  • Sack lunch

  • Positive learning attitude

Live fire drills will be conducted in a safe environment during this class.  

If you don't own a gun, we have loaners.  Just let us know if you need to borrow one before the class.  You will be responsible for providing the ammunition for the loaner firearm.