BASIC HANDGUN is a response to the public’s need for a firearm orientation program for new shooters. This 4 hour (per phase) introductory course is for the individual who is unfamiliar with the safe handling of handguns and the legal aspect of owning a firearm. BASIC HANDGUN is divided into 2 phases: classroom & live-fire range.


This introductory course is designed to teach defensive pistol shooting to beginners and to those who had never received formal training. This class will educate students on the basic firearms safety, firearms law, use of force doctrine, fundamentals of semi-automatic handgun operation and develop their basic marksman skills. Pistol-I module is now a 16 hour program divided into two (2) 8 hour courses- Pistol-I(a) & Pistol-I(b).


Pistol-II is divided into 4 basic phases (A, B, C & D). Each phase will teach students on the handgun fundamentals essentials and advanced technique needed for law enforcement and personal/home defense applications. Courses will review and expand on aspects of safety on and off the range, combat mind set, the 7 elements of handgun marksmanship, and the 5 elements of the "Modern Technique of the Pistol".


This course will cover advanced handgun techniques requiring a higher skill level to participate and to maintain a safe range. Students will drill on all the aspects of high-speed weapon manipulation with one and/or two hand operation at ranges from extreme close quarters to long distance shooting. Scenario will be provided to students for problem solving.


Missouri law requires 8 hours of instruction for up to 40 students, which includes classroom time extensively covering Missouri carry laws and those pertaining to justifiable use of force. Also covered is safe gun handling, storage, cleaning, and ammunition types. A live fire exercise is conducted, which includes shooting 20 out of a semi-auto or revolver at a B27 silhouette. Lasts 8 hours.


These are small one on one or couples, or small group classes. $35.00 per person we will sit down and teach you how to break down your gun, clean it and put it back together. At the end of this class you will be able to break down and clean you gun with the confidence of a pro!